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Depression.
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May 29, 2019 - 4:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Suicide is becoming a growing problem in the adolescent population and researchers are trying to look at the reasons why. But there is another disturbing...
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Exercise.
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April 29, 2019 - 4:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Menopause can be a very stressful time for women. Hot flashes, sleep alterations and changes in muscle mass as well as overall weight can be a source of...
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Dreamstime
Jim Melwert
March 14, 2019 - 7:57 pm
LOWER MERION TOWNSHIP, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A Harriton High School student takes home second-place in a national science and math competition along with a $175,000 prize. Samuel Weissman is 17 and about to graduate high school in three years. He got second place out of thousands of entries in the...
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City officials shut down and cleaned out the last of four major homeless encampments in Kensington, known as Emerald City.
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Pat Loeb
March 13, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A team of researchers have released their report on how Philadelphia conducted the eviction of drug-addicted homeless people from two encampments in Kensington last May, and the team generally gave the city's approach high marks. Lead researcher Steve Metraux says the...
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Pat Loeb
February 07, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Whatever the legal arguments against safe injection sites, a Saint Joseph's University professor argues that from a medical ethics standpoint, they make sense, and he's published a paper backing up his arguments with research. Father Peter Clark is a bioethics expert...
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There's more evidence of a correlation between depression and social media use among teenagers. A recent study in the UK finds girls spend more time on social media than boys, and they are more likely to display signs of depression linked to their time on
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Suzanne Monaghan
January 14, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There's more evidence of a correlation between depression and social media use among teenagers. A recent study in the UK finds girls spend more time on social media than boys, and they are more likely to display signs of depression linked to their time online. The...
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A group of teenagers are learning about the African-American struggle for freedom and equality this summer at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania.
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Hadas Kuznits
July 18, 2018 - 5:04 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Some local teenagers are participating in an unconventional two-week summer camp in Center City. It might look like summer school to some, but these students are gladly delving into historical research with the Historical Society of Pennsylvania's History Makers Camp...
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This Thursday, March 29, 2018 photo shows a cup of coffee at a cafe in Los Angeles.
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July 02, 2018 - 1:58 pm
By Lindsey Tanner, AP Medical Writer CHICAGO (AP) — Go ahead and have that cup of coffee, maybe even several more. New research shows it may boost chances for a longer life, even for those who down at least eight cups daily. In a study of nearly half-a-million British adults, coffee drinkers had a...
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Tony Romeo
May 23, 2018 - 1:31 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) -- State officials are studying the implications of a temporary injunction issued by a judge in a case seeking to halt Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana research program. In a case brought by numerous parties on the business side, a Commonwealth Court judge agreed...
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