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Coronavirus research
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Mike Dougherty
March 25, 2020 - 10:26 am
A new research center is now open at Penn Medicine as doctors accelerate their efforts to better understand the coronavirus. Read more here.
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Scientist doing research.
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KYW Staff
February 24, 2020 - 3:11 pm
There are many things we can be addicted to: We can be addicted to cigarettes, gambling, cocaine and narcotics, to name just a few. Read more here.
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Group of people running.
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Shara Dae Howard
November 22, 2019 - 7:59 pm
The Philadelphia Marathon race weekend is underway and thousands of runners are gearing up to hit the pavement, but new research says a large chunk of Americans aren't running a marathon anytime soon. Read more here.
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Vaping
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Justin Udo
November 18, 2019 - 3:16 pm
More than a quarter of high schoolers are using e-cigarettes, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. But the American Heart Association plans to tackle the vaping crisis with a new $20 million initiative. Read more here.
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Pat Loeb
September 29, 2019 - 4:30 am
Social media has aided the viral spread of false information. But who are the people behind the stories, the ones sharing even the most outrageous fiction?
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Rowan University is touting a 14.5 million grant from the Army, the largest research grant in the school’s history.
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David Madden
August 21, 2019 - 3:18 pm
GLASSBORO, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Rowan University is touting a 14.5 million grant from the Army, the largest research grant in the school’s history. It’s goal? To help improve military equipment which, in time, could strengthen some of the things you use every day. They’re working on developing...
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Some of the brightest minds in the region gathered in King of Prussia to show off the latest technology in the life sciences field.
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Jim Melwert
July 10, 2019 - 7:06 pm
KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Some of the brightest minds in the region gathered in King of Prussia to show off the latest technology in the life sciences field. Life Sciences Future brought about 400 people from pharmaceutical, biotech and academic research together with investors...
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July 09, 2019 - 6:16 pm
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — What organ do you think uses the most energy in a child? It is a trick question, because doctors debate about this and it is often difficult to measure...
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Steve Tawa
June 10, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It appears that millennials are behind the eight ball, financially. Data shows as they get just a bit closer to approaching middle age, they're in worse financial shape than every living generation ahead of them. Bad timing is a part of the equation. Millennials born...
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June 03, 2019 - 4:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — We have not made many major breakthroughs in the treatment of Alzheimer's disease. However, we are spending a great deal of time and research in our...
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