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Cherri Gregg
April 24, 2020 - 10:09 am
DJ Jazzy Jeff is on the mend after a bout with COVID-19. But for a while, he wasn’t sure if he would even recover. By sharing his story, he hopes to encourage others to stay home. Read more here.
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Paul Kurtz
February 21, 2020 - 2:11 pm
Following last spring’s on-campus outbreak, more cases of the mumps have been reported among Temple University students. Read more here.
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John McDevitt
January 31, 2020 - 3:59 pm
Cases of the flu are on the rise again in the U.S. Read more here.
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Mark Abrams
January 09, 2020 - 3:39 pm
The number of flu cases showing up in doctors’ offices and emergency rooms has spiked in recent weeks. Medical officials predict this season so far is on track to be as severe as the 2017-2018 flu season, which was the deadliest in more than four decades. Read more here.
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Dreamstime
March 21, 2019 - 3:30 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Wall Street Journal recently reported on co-workers of sick colleagues who are ganging up to shame the sick one into going home, or at least Lysoling the heck out of her cube to decontaminate it. Even though 82 percent...
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Vials of measles, mumps and rubella vaccine
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Paul Kurtz
March 06, 2019 - 2:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A mumps outbreak at Temple University is getting worse. The number of mumps-related cases has jumped from 11 to 17 over the past few days, according to Mark Denys, director of Student and Employee Health Services. "There are seven that have been confirmed in our...
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Flu Season
Dreamstime
February 06, 2019 - 3:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — We are in the hub of cold and flu season. If you are under the weather, you're probably thinking, "I want an antibiotic to get me through this." Actually,...
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The Pennsylvania Department of Health is confirming that the flu is now widespread across the Commonwealth.
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Kim Glovas
January 07, 2019 - 3:20 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Pennsylvania Department of Health is confirming that the flu is now widespread across the Commonwealth. January and February are peak months for the flu, according to health secretary Dr. Rachel Levine. "We have seen 6,400 cases of the flu. More than 4,000 of...
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