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April 26, 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 study says over 100,000 new mothers who breast-feed their babies have a lower risk of developing or dying from heart disease than those who don't...
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Mike DeNardo
March 23, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Pennsylvania newborns can get a $100 head start on their college education, under a new state program. State treasurer Joe Torsella announced the new Keystone Scholars https://www.pa529.com/keystone/ program in front of toddlers at the Prodigy Learning Center on...
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This 2019 photo provided by Northwestern University shows a soft, flexible wireless sensor applied on a foot of a family's baby, who is involved in the clinical trial at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago.
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February 28, 2019 - 4:21 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Peek into any U.S. hospital's baby ICU, and you'll see sick and premature newborns covered in wired monitors that tear at fragile skin and make it hard for parents to cuddle their kids. Now researchers have created tiny skin-like wireless sensors that may finally cut those cords...
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Hadas Kuznits
December 07, 2018 - 1:09 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- A local hospital says they have managed to drastically reduce their C-Section rate this year by implementing some simple practices for laboring moms. Paige Rowland, a certified nurse midwife at Einstein Hospital, was among those spearheading a national midwifery...
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Dreamstime
Hadas Kuznits
July 30, 2018 - 12:14 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- World Breastfeeding Week begins on Wednesday, during the first week of August. "It is a week where communities across the country and across the world plan activities and events to sort of raise awareness about not only the benefits of breastfeeding, but really to...
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