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Lynne Adkins
August 20, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A recent survey shows that 23 percent of us don't tell our doctors the full truth. We tell white lies or stretch the truth about our smoking and drinking habits, how much we do or don't exercise and our sexual activities. Dr. Christie Mousaw, family medicine physician...
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Lynne Adkins
July 15, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Doctors and patients are using technology in the treatment of mental health issues. With an app on your phone or a computer program, patients can keep up with the work needed to handle depression and anxiety. Dr. Michael Vergare, chairman of psychiatry at Thomas...
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Lynne Adkins
July 05, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Philadelphia behavioral hospital has joined forces with a children's hospital to treat the entire patient. Treating a child's physical issues makes it easier to tackle their mental health problems, according to Laura Longstreet, CEO of the Belmont Behavioral...
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March 07, 2019 - 3:00 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 from Stanford University School of Medicine and Harvard Medical School, the role of primary care physicians needs to be better...
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Lynne Adkins
March 04, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — We all use Dr. Google to look up ailments and illnesses, and researchers are finding that it's not such a bad habit. The number of Google searches jumped by double digits the week before a person ended up in the emergency room, according to Jeremy Asch, an innovation...
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March 04, 2019 - 3:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The statistics are dramatic, and they should be concerning for physicians and patients alike. Based on data from the Mayo Clinic and Stanford University...
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Lynne Adkins
January 29, 2019 - 4:33 pm
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — A Camden County doctor has found that humor can be a big help when treating his cancer patients. A cancer diagnoses is frightening, but a gynecologic oncologist is using humor to help his patients cope. Dr. Howard Saul at Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center says one...
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Value-Based Payment is a relatively new concept in medicine
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October 24, 2018 - 4:30 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The term is Value-Based Payment. It is a relatively new concept in medicine, where doctors are paid not only on getting patients better and treating illnesses, but by...
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