Journal of the American Medical Association

In this Thursday, April 25, 2013 file photo, elementary school third graders run under a rainbow colored tarp during the 15th Annual Kansas Kids Fitness Day, in Hutchinson, Kan.
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November 12, 2018 - 9:40 am
By Marilynn Marchione, AP Chief Medical Writer CHICAGO (AP) — Move more, sit less and get kids active as young as age 3, say new federal guidelines that stress that any amount and any type of exercise helps health. The advice is the first update since the government's physical activity guidelines...
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In this image from video posted on YouTube on Aug 11, 2018, Michelle Drapeau, a stomach cancer patient in West Palm Beach, Fla., speaks about her condition.
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October 23, 2018 - 1:52 pm
By Lindsey Tanner, AP Medical Writer People seeking dubious, potentially harmful treatment for cancer and other ailments raised nearly $7 million over two years from crowdfunding sites, a study found. Echoing recent research on campaigns for stem cell therapies, the findings raise more questions...
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exercise
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October 23, 2018 - 11:05 am
By Ashley Welch, CBS News (CBS News) — Just how important is exercise if you want to live a healthy, longer life? New research finds not exercising or getting very little exercise is just as bad as many other known risk factors associated with death, including high blood pressure, diabetes,...
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In this July 20, 2014 file photo, guns are displayed for sale by an arms seller east of Colorado Springs, Colo.
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August 28, 2018 - 11:23 am
By Lindsey Tanner, AP Medical Writer CHICAGO (AP) — A new study finds gun deaths worldwide total about 250,000 yearly. And the United States is among just six countries that make up half of those fatalities. The findings are from an analysis of global data from 1990 to 2016. Two-thirds of the gun...
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Traumatic brain injury
August 27, 2018 - 3:00 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- There is disturbing news in the Journal of the American Medical Association. According to a new study, traumatic brain injury has been linked to a higher risk of...
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endometrial cancer
August 14, 2018 - 3:30 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- It is called postmenopausal bleeding. This is bleeding that can occur after the change of life. Vaginal bleeding occurs normally on a regular menstrual cycle throughout...
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Poor vision memory loss
July 09, 2018 - 4:37 pm
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- There is no doubt that decline in memory and in cognitive skills is a major fear of people as they age. It is also a concern for those who love them. Any tips that we...
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Children's Antibiotics
May 31, 2018 - 3:30 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- There is good news in the area of public education. Education for patients as well as physicians. According to new report in the Journal of the American Medical...
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Bullying
May 11, 2018 - 3:00 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The impact of bullying on teenagers cannot be talked about enough. Bullying during these formative years can lead to anxiety and have a dramatic impact on young adults...
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