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Harvard Medical School student Aliya Feroe, of Minneapolis, Minn., poses for a photograph on the school's campus, in Boston on Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019.
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AP News
February 20, 2020 - 11:34 am
Ask any LGBTQ patient about awkward doctor visits and chances are they'll have a story to tell. When being heterosexual is presumed even in doctors' offices, those who identify otherwise can feel marginalized and less likely to seek medical care, contributing to health problems that include high...
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Flu shot
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Mark Abrams
January 09, 2020 - 3:39 pm
The number of flu cases showing up in doctors’ offices and emergency rooms has spiked in recent weeks. Medical officials predict this season so far is on track to be as severe as the 2017-2018 flu season, which was the deadliest in more than four decades. Read more here.
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Montgomery County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
August 08, 2019 - 7:32 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A Norristown doctor has been sentenced to six-and-a-half to 15 years in state prison for offering prescriptions for opioids and other drugs in exchange for explicit photos and videos of young women. As he handed down the sentence, Judge William Carpenter told 57-...
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Pulse nightclub memorial
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July 22, 2019 - 5:09 pm
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A former candidate for the Florida Legislature acknowledged to state investigators that she lied when she said she was a medical doctor who had removed 77 bullets from 32 victims of the Pulse nightclub shooting in 2016. The Florida Department of Health last week issued a cease...
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Tired doctor.
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May 28, 2019 - 4:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — If you are scheduling an appointment with your doctor, it may be best to do it in the morning, especially if it is your family physician or pediatrician...
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This May 8, 2019 photo shows a sign for Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio.
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May 17, 2019 - 12:31 pm
By Kantele Franko and Julie Carr Smyth COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A now-dead Ohio State team doctor sexually abused at least 177 male students from the 1970s through the 1990s, and numerous university officials got wind of what was going on over the years but did little or nothing to stop him, according...
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Surgery.
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May 14, 2019 - 4:00 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The good news is an Iowa man is now prostate cancer free. The bad news is he never had it. The man had his prostate removed and is now cancer free. Which is great news, except for the fact that he never had prostate cancer...
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Doctor.
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April 30, 2019 - 4:00 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Randy Pausch, who earned his doctorate from Carnegie Mellon, was a professor best known for his book "The Last Lecture." Pausch's mother would tell people, "This is my son - he's a doctor but not the kind that helps people...
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Dreamstime
April 05, 2019 - 3:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Telemedicine may be becoming more and more common in health care. Think about it: Do you really need to go a doctor's office to have a rash examined? The...
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Dreamstime
Lynne Adkins
February 26, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — As the crisis in Venezuela escalates, violence is surging and food and medical supplies are dwindling. Now, a surgical resident in Philadelphia is talking about what he endured before he left. Dr. Arturo Rios-Diaz was born in Caracas 30 years ago. He made the painful...
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