Stress

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December 28, 2018 - 3:30 am
KYW’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — We are getting very close to the time when we make New Year’s resolutions if in fact we make them at all. It also means that we are about two weeks away from...
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December 21, 2018 - 3:00 am
KYW’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — As we approach the new year, there is no doubt that many of us are thinking about our New Year's resolutions. These usually center around losing weight, increasing...
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December 15, 2018 - 3:00 am
KYW’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Clocking in each day to a high-pressure job does more than make your life miserable. It also increases your risk for heart disease. Can’t make a career switch? A...
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November 29, 2018 - 3:00 am
KYW’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Do you suffer from migraine headaches? Certainly there are many medications on the market that can help a person deal with the pain of migraines, but studies are...
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As the celebrating starts, so does the stress.
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Kimberly Adams
November 19, 2018 - 5:45 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — This week marks the start of the busy holiday season with Thanksgiving a few days away. As the celebrating starts, so does the stress. Here are some tips on how to ease the pressure. "I see an increase of excitement, happiness, an increase in expectations," said Penn...
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Stress
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October 24, 2018 - 6:48 pm
By Sandee LaMotte, CNN (CNN) -- Listen up, gen-Xers and millennials, and, well, everybody who has a brain. If you live a high-stress life, you could have memory loss and brain shrinkage before you turn 50, according to a study published Wednesday in the journal Neurology. "Higher levels of cortisol...
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Stress
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Dan Majka
October 06, 2018 - 2:11 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Sitting in traffic, paying the bills, meeting a deadline at work or school are all part of what makes life stressful for many. And it turns out the state of being stressed out is closely tied to the state where you live. That said, if you live in the Garden State,...
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New Zealand Work Week
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July 19, 2018 - 8:30 am
By Jessie Yeung (CNN Money) — A company in New Zealand that tested four-day work weeks says the experiment was so successful that it wants to make it permanent. Perpetual Guardian, which helps customers manage their wills and estates, released the results of its two-month trial this week. The...
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Fear-related anxiety
May 24, 2018 - 4:15 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Stress is not always a bad thing, but sometimes it can can get out of control and lead to anxiety. This can take years from your life. Now a study has been designed to...
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