Insomnia

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Lynne Adkins
April 02, 2020 - 1:53 pm
It’s important now more than ever to get a good night’s sleep and stay as healthy as possible. But the coronavirus pandemic is having a major impact on our sleeping habits, and more of us are having frequent nightmares. Read more here.
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Brody Zavodnick and their dog, Bauer.
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John McDevitt
December 12, 2019 - 8:37 pm
A Montgomery County boy with insomnia gets the comfort he needs by caring for a terminally ill dog in need of a home, and his story won a national prize for a Philadelphia-area animal shelter. Read more here.
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A woman feeling stressed.
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KYW Staff
November 05, 2019 - 5:01 pm
Feeling stress is your body's way of dealing with change and new situations. Even positive changes, like having a baby or getting a new job, can cause stress. Read more here.
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Insomnia.
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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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Insomnia
Dreamstime
March 11, 2019 - 3:30 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Do you suffer from insomnia? There are many reasons for having difficulty getting to sleep and staying asleep, but according to a Nature Genetics study...
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CBD oil products
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December 05, 2018 - 3:30 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — From bath bombs to mayonnaise, it seems as if you can get every product on the market infused with CBD oil, the trendiest salve that is marketed as a cure-all for everything from anxiety to insomnia. CBD oil is a...
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Insomnia
Dreamstime
September 24, 2018 - 3:30 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Stroke is not a problem we see that often in young people, but when we do there is usually a clear attempt to determine the cause. In many cases the use of stimulants...
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