heart disease

heart health
August 20, 2018 - 3:15 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Heart attacks are one of the most common health problems that people face and cardiovascular disease is a leading cause of death for both men and women. This is why it...
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Loneliness
June 29, 2018 - 3:30 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- It isn't talked about much, but our emotions can have a huge impact on our heart health. For decades we have known about broken heart syndrome in which heartbreak...
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Cancer and exercise
June 26, 2018 - 3:00 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- It is not earth shattering news to talk about the benefits of exercise in the fight against heart disease, but a report from Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York...
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In this June 22, 2012, file photo, a smoker snuffs out a cigarette at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif.
AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File
June 19, 2018 - 11:03 am
By Mike Stobbe, AP Medical Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Smoking in the U.S. has hit another all-time low. About 14 percent of U.S. adults were smokers last year, down from about 16 percent the year before, government figures show. There hadn't been much change the previous two years, but it's been clear...
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Statins
May 29, 2018 - 3:30 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Over the years, Niacin has received a great deal of attention because of its so called heart disease prevention capabilities. However, a number of reports have shown...
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St. Mary Medical Center
December 04, 2017 - 9:00 am
You feel relaxed and pain-free, not groggy and nauseous and that's safer for the procedure and the recovery according to Dr. George Heyrich, director of structural heart disease and interventional cardiology at St. Mary Medical Center in Langhorne.
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