KYW Medical Report

Person with stomach pain.
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KYW Staff
March 13, 2020 - 4:00 am
Ulcerative colitis is a condition which affects about 1 million people in the United States. It's a disease of the colon that has no cure. Read more here.
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Pads and tampons.
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KYW Staff
March 12, 2020 - 4:00 am
It's not something that is talked about often, but the feminine product business is a major industry here in the United States and throughout much of the world. But now, there is news from Scotland with word of a new approach. Read more here.
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Grief.
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KYW Staff
March 11, 2020 - 4:00 am
According to a report from Massachusetts General Hospital, the loss of a spouse can accelerate the risk of cognitive decline. Read more here.
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A group of people exercising.
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KYW Staff
March 10, 2020 - 4:00 am
According to a new study, when it comes to obesity, genetics are not destiny and certain forms of exercise may be better than others. Read more here.
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Man running.
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KYW Staff
March 09, 2020 - 3:26 pm
Aerobic exercises are activities in which the muscles — mostly large muscles — move in a rhythmic manner for a sustained time. Read more here.
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"Don't drink and drive" ad campaign.
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KYW Staff
March 06, 2020 - 3:04 pm
There are numerous public health campaigns that are done through the media to hopefully convince people to avoid alcohol abuse, cigarette smoking, vaping and drunk driving. But do they work, and what types of approaches work best? Read more here.
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Bullying.
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KYW Staff
March 05, 2020 - 6:48 pm
Children who are victims of bullying often carry scars throughout their entire lives that can have a major impact on self confidence. Read more here.
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Alzheimer's.
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KYW Staff
March 04, 2020 - 6:12 pm
As baby boomers age, a growing number are starting to express anxiety about developing Alzheimer's. After all, if an older family member had Alzheimer's, there may be a risk. Read more here.
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Alcohol in the trash.
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KYW Staff
March 03, 2020 - 8:35 pm
There is no doubt that wine, various types of hard seltzer and old alcohol classics like whiskey and vodka are more popular than ever. Read more here.
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Vaccinations.
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KYW Staff
March 02, 2020 - 4:27 pm
Many people are frightened by the fact that diseases that were nearly eradicated, like measles and mumps, are making a comeback. Read more here.
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