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May 15, 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 a woman who is pregnant one of the greatest concerns is potentially losing the baby during the pregnancy. A new report in the American Journal of...
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May 15, 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 a woman who is pregnant one of the greatest concerns is potentially losing the baby during the pregnancy. A new report in the American Journal of...
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May 13, 2019 - 4:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. ​​​​ By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Many people turn to diet sodas when they are trying to lose weight. After all, it seems to make sense that a diet soda would have fewer calories than...
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - APRIL 17: A user rides a Bird scooter on April 17, 2018 in San Francisco, California.
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Pat Loeb
May 02, 2019 - 7:02 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — As Philadelphia explores bringing dockless electric scooters to its streets, public safety advocates have raised concerns about scooter-related injuries in cities that have already adopted them. But a study released Thursday suggests scooters are not all that...
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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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April 26, 2019 - 4:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. ​​​​ By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A study says over 100,000 new mothers who breast-feed their babies have a lower risk of developing or dying from heart disease than those who don't...
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April 10, 2019 - 4:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. ​​​​ By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Did your mother or father play favorites? Do you think you were a favorite or do you think you were not treated as well as your siblings by your...
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April 08, 2019 - 4:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Breast cancer affects one out eight women in the United States. According to a new study of over 200,000 women published in the International Journal of...
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Dreamstime
March 15, 2019 - 10:13 pm
By Lindsey Tanner PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The latest U.S. research on eggs won't go over easy for those who can't eat breakfast without them. Adults who ate about 1 ½ eggs daily had a slightly higher risk of heart disease than those who ate no eggs. The study showed the more eggs, the greater the risk...
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Mike Dougherty
March 15, 2019 - 6:04 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Minorities and people from low-income households have a harder time managing Autism as adults than others, according to a study from Drexel University. Graduating from high school to adulthood with Autism is especially difficult, even without financial barriers. "...
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