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August 22, 2019 - 4:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. ​​​​ By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Most people know that applying sunblock when at the beach or pool is a good idea. But far too many people forget about sunblock when summer is over...
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August 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) — It is called sleep hygiene. This is a fancy term for putting yourself in the best position to get quality sleep. Sleep hygiene is all about getting...
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August 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) — Many people are hesitant to think about hospice and end of life care. However, hospice is not just about dealing with death — it’s about living —...
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July 29, 2019 - 4:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. ​ By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — According to a new study in the journal Scientific Report there may be a physiologic reason why exercise is so good for our overall health. Researchers...
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July 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) — Regular exercise is good for your overall health and has a positive impact on the heart, but now there is new research that supports the fact it is...
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July 16, 2019 - 4:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. ​​​​ By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — We talk about the link between tobacco and cancer on a regular basis, but we should also be talking about the link between alcohol and cancer. In fact...
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July 03, 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 holiday is almost upon us and I think it is very important to talk about one specific risk that causes problems every year — fireworks and...
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July 02, 2019 - 4:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. ​​​​ By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — We have very well publicized guidelines for the proper foods to eat and the amount of these foods we should consume. However, studies on identical...
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July 01, 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 is called chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, and it is the fourth most frequent cause of death worldwide, with smoking as the main risk...
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June 27, 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) — There is no doubt that we eat way too much junk food in our country. Our poor diet is having a devastating effect on our nation's health...
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