Dr. Brian McDonough

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June 17, 2019 - 4:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. ​​​​ By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There is no doubt that dating apps have revolutionized the world of relationships for many people. However, scientists at the World Health...
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June 14, 2019 - 4:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. ​​​​By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Burnout is a problem that is occurring throughout society, as pressure builds in a wide variety of career pathways. According to a report in the Annals...
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June 13, 2019 - 4:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Inflammatory bowel disease, or IBD, is a gastrointestinal problem that leads to intermittent diarrhea abdominal pain and inflammation. People with IBD can...
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June 12, 2019 - 4:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There has been a dramatic rise in the use of dating apps as a way for people to meet and try to find common ground on the path to a relationship. There is...
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June 11, 2019 - 4:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Hot flashes, depression, and sleep disturbances are just three menopause related issues that can have an impact for women and activities of daily living...
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June 10, 2019 - 4:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It is clear that we have a growing issue of obesity in young adults in our country. There is also no doubt that many people with good intentions including...
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June 07, 2019 - 4:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Cartilage acts like a cushioning surface in the body and when it's damaged, a person can actually have areas of a joint where bone rubs against bone. The...
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June 06, 2019 - 4:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Intestinal obstruction occurs when there is a blockage in the small or large intestine that prevents food from passing through. The most serious...
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June 05, 2019 - 4:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Journal of the American Medical Association often contains articles that look at the finances of medicine. Perhaps one of their most concerning reports...
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June 04, 2019 - 4:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — For many years, scientists have been looking at a very interesting phenomenon — a link between insomnia and an increased risk of stroke. This line of...
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