KYW Medical Reports

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June 26, 2019 - 4:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Henry David Thoreau didn't need any major medical studies to know getting out in nature was a wonderful thing for our overall health and...
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June 25, 2019 - 4:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A new report finds that the consumption of sugary beverages is associated with increased risk of death from any cause in older adults. The...
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June 24, 2019 - 4:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. ​​​​ By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It has been known for quite some time that if a mother smokes while she is pregnant a can have damaging effects on the unborn baby including impacting...
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June 21, 2019 - 4:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. ​​​​ By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The more we study the importance of sleep, the more we realize that there is a far greater impact on our lives than previously thought. This is...
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June 20, 2019 - 4:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. ​​​​ By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — You have probably heard the term brain waves. They have been a big mystery to many of us over the years, but now there is new information that...
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June 19, 2019 - 4:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. ​​​​ By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The American Heart Association consistently looks at four factors when they evaluate heart disease: current tobacco smoking, weight, blood pressure...
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June 18, 2019 - 4:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. ​​​​ By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Artificial intelligence, or AI, is starting to have an impact on medicine and everyday life. Pediatricians and family physicians are learning that...
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June 17, 2019 - 4:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. ​​​​ By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There is no doubt that dating apps have revolutionized the world of relationships for many people. However, scientists at the World Health...
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June 14, 2019 - 4:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. ​​​​By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Burnout is a problem that is occurring throughout society, as pressure builds in a wide variety of career pathways. According to a report in the Annals...
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June 13, 2019 - 4:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Inflammatory bowel disease, or IBD, is a gastrointestinal problem that leads to intermittent diarrhea abdominal pain and inflammation. People with IBD can...
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