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July 18, 2019 - 4:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. ​​​​ By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The link between cigarette smoking and lung disease is well known, but many people are unaware about the dramatic impact on the heart and...
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Lynne Adkins
July 04, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Key factors of your health could play a role in your treatment if you have bleeding on the brain. After a stroke, it's common to have more tests to figure out what caused the brain to bleed. But, that may not be necessary, according to Dr. Pascal Jabbour, professor of...
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Michael Senisch
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Mike DeNardo
June 05, 2019 - 3:14 pm
ATLANTIC COUNTY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Michael Senisch wants his job back. He had been a paramedic for AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center in South Jersey for 34 years, but he was fired in 2016 for using a form of an alternative medicine on a cancer patient. After a two-and-a-half week trial, an...
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Insomnia.
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June 04, 2019 - 4:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — For many years, scientists have been looking at a very interesting phenomenon — a link between insomnia and an increased risk of stroke. This line of...
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Dan Gilbert
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May 27, 2019 - 8:52 am
CLEVELAND (AP) — Cavaliers owner and billionaire businessman Dan Gilbert is recovering after suffering symptoms of a stroke and seeking hospital care. Officials with Detroit-based Quicken Loans said in a statement that Gilbert "received immediate medical attention and is currently recovering...
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Luke Perry
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May 06, 2019 - 1:10 pm
By Harmeet Kaur (CNN) — When Luke Perry was laid to rest in Tennessee last month, he was buried in a mushroom suit , according to his daughter, Sophie Perry. The daughter of the "Beverly Hills 90210" actor revealed the detail in an Instagram post Friday. "In December I went to San Francisco with...
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John Singleton
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April 29, 2019 - 4:41 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Filmmaker John Singleton, who debuted with the Oscar-nominated "Boyz N the Hood" and continued making movies that probed the lives of black communities in his native Los Angeles and beyond, has died. He was 51. Singleton's family said Monday that he died after being taken off life...
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Food on table.
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April 23, 2019 - 4:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It is well known that what we eat can contribute to our development of health conditions that can impact our lives greatly. A new study has taken a look at...
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Dreamstime
March 29, 2019 - 3:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Fewer heart attacks are occurring in the U.S., but there is a surprising new statistic. According to the American College of Cardiology, a growing number...
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Dreamstime
March 19, 2019 - 3:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Moderate alcohol consumption can fight heart disease, but when does alcohol become a problem? According to a Wake Forest study based on research from 17,...
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