medical reports

Broken heart syndrome
Photo 20750860 © Flynt - Dreamstime.com
October 22, 2018 - 4:00 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- It's called broken heart syndrome. As its name suggests, it can be brought on by stressful situations including the death of a loved one. The symptoms of broken heart...
Read More
obesity
June 25, 2018 - 3:45 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- We have targeted treatment for cancer. Now, a new report suggests we should have targeted treatment for obesity. According to a report which looked at 2,000 consumers,...
Read More
Big electronic cigarettes
June 04, 2018 - 3:30 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Several new studies have taken a close look at electronic cigarettes. Many have been recommending e-cigarettes as a way to kick the habit of smoking conventional...
Read More
Doctor checking blood pressure of the patient
Dreamstime
April 18, 2018 - 5:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports Are Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio ) -- We know that breastfeeding is helpful for bonding with the infant and it also helps with building immunity. Now a new report finds that breastfeeding may...
Read More
Surgical instruments and tools
Dreamstime
April 17, 2018 - 5:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports Are Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Perhaps you have heard about hospitals using robots for surgery? The word "robot" may sound straight from science fiction. Actually, these real-life robots...
Read More
March 19, 2018 - 8:00 am
One of the most interesting areas of research in healthcare is examining the bacteria in our gastrointestinal tract, or GI tract, and the impact it has on our overall health.
Read More
February 19, 2018 - 8:00 am
A study in the Journal Neurology took a look at adolescent survivors of a mass shooting at a Norwegian summer camp that left 69 dead and 33 wounded.
Read More
February 02, 2018 - 8:00 am
Getting school children to eat healthy foods might not be as hard as we think.
Read More
February 01, 2018 - 8:00 am
In medicine, we call it non-compliance. That’s just another big medical word that gets in the way of communicating information.
Read More
January 31, 2018 - 8:00 am
According to the World Health Organization, poor nutrition contributes to more than 50% of deaths worldwide.
Read More

Pages