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Tears were rolling down cheeks as Anne Chiefari saw the surprise on her final one-mile walk from home to Jefferson Health in Washington Township.
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Mike Dougherty
September 06, 2019 - 8:54 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — An operating room nurse from South Jersey is retiring after 41 years on the job. Her co-workers surprised her on Friday by greeting her with flowers and balloons and joining her on her final one-mile walk from home to Jefferson Health in Washington Township. Tears...
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Dreamstime
March 26, 2019 - 3:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — For those of us who have worked night shifts over the years, we know how this can interfere with our natural sleep rhythms and impact metabolism. One of...
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Male Nurse
Lynne Adkins
January 20, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The face of nursing has been changing in recent years. More and more men are finding it's the perfect profession. Dr. Jim Mendez, assistant professor of nursing at Villanova University, says nursing is a recession proof job. There's always a need for caring people to...
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Dreamstime
November 19, 2018 - 3:00 am
KYW’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Few people would argue that nurses are tremendous caregivers, but according to a new report, nurses do a terrible job, by and large, at taking care of themselves. As...
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Dozens of moms celebrate World Breastfeeding Week with The Big Latch On
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Hadas Kuznits
August 04, 2018 - 11:47 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Dozens of women participated in The Big Latch On at Franklin Square Park on Friday, where they all nursed their babies in celebration of World Breastfeeding Week. "It happens all around this world. This brings awareness that moms are able to breastfeed anywhere she...
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Inside 30th Street Station.
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Molly Daly
May 24, 2018 - 3:40 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Amtrak announced this week that it will be providing private spaces where moms can breastfeed at five major train stations, including Philadelphia's 30th Street Station. The move follows online petition drives launched by two Philadelphia women. In a news release...
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