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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 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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May 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) — There’s more disturbing news about e-cigarettes. A large number of people do not understand that e cigarettes are terribly harmful, just like...
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May 23, 2019 - 4:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. ​​​​ By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Bad news for consumers of health related products. According to a new study, the price of more than 500 drugs increased at the beginning of 2019...
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May 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) — Did you play with Pokémon as a child or did your children play with Pokémon. According to a new study from Stanford University, the Pokémon phenomenon...
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May 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) — A good deal of work is being done in Germany focusing on the relationship between sleep deprivation, work-related stress and the development of...
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May 20, 2019 - 10:42 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 negative emotions can impact our health. But just how damaging can certain emotions be and how can we measure the impact?...
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May 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) — All you have to do is travel into Philadelphia, New York, Washington or any of our major cities to realize that the popularity of electric scooters is...
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