KYW Medical Report

Dementia.
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KYW Staff
January 17, 2020 - 5:02 pm
Alzheimer's disease is the leading cause of age-related dementia, affecting about 5.7 million people in the U.S. Read more here.
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Concussion.
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January 17, 2020 - 4:57 pm
A study found that when it comes to concussions in the college population, non sports-related concussions were more common than sports-related ones. Read more here.
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Aspirin.
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KYW Staff
January 15, 2020 - 3:04 pm
The benefits of a daily aspirin have long been associated with benefits to heart health, but there is a growing number of studies that also link it to fighting colorectal cancer. Read more here.
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Brain.
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KYW Staff
January 15, 2020 - 2:55 pm
How does our brain perceive pleasure and pain, and how does this influence our actions? Read more here.
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Drugs.
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KYW Staff
January 13, 2020 - 6:06 pm
The use of methamphetamines and fentanyl together are on the rise in the United States. Read more here.
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An infant.
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KYW Staff
January 10, 2020 - 5:07 pm
According to a study from East Carolina University, women who keep moving during pregnancy may have infants with more advanced motor skills. Read more here.
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Two people holding hands.
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KYW Staff
January 09, 2020 - 7:22 pm
Being kind to your neighbor may have a major impact on your health. In a study published in the journal psychology and Health, scientists examined the effects of forgiveness on heart health in cardiac patients. Read more here.
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An anxious man.
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KYW Staff
January 09, 2020 - 5:10 pm
Anxiety is a growing issue in adolescents and young adults. There are a variety of factors contributing to this, but according to new research, one of the issues may be a lack of exercise. Read more here.
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A person holding a cigarette.
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KYW Staff
January 09, 2020 - 3:15 pm
Democrat and Republican leaders from the senate have approved a law to make it illegal for a retailer to sell any tobacco product — including cigarettes, cigars and e-cigarettes — to anyone under 21. Read more here.
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Two people exercising.
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KYW Staff
January 07, 2020 - 7:10 pm
Regular exercise can reduce the incidence of heart disease and dramatically cut down the risk of developing diabetes. Combined with a healthy diet, these lifestyle changes can make a big difference. Read more here.
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