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Lynne Adkins
July 22, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Having glaucoma could put you at higher risk for fender benders. People with vision loss from glaucoma are at a higher risk of getting into car accidents than other people the same age, according to Sheryl Wizov, clinical research coordinator at Wills Eye Hospital...
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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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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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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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Paul Kurtz
March 14, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia has some of the most aggressive drivers in the country, according to a newly released study. Philadelphia ranks second, just above Sacramento and right beneath LA, on the GasBuddy study of top cities with the most aggressive drivers. This comes as no...
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Anea Moore is the city's latest Rhodes Scholarship recipient
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Pat Loeb
November 29, 2018 - 8:41 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia city council on Thursday passed a resolution honoring the city's latest recipient of the coveted Rhodes Scholarship; a University of Pennsylvania senior who has overcome tragedy to excel academically. "I am a public school kid from Southwest Philadelphia...
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people are not aware of the link between erectile dysfunction and cigarette smoking.
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October 25, 2018 - 4:30 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- A new study from New York's Harlem Hospital has found that while most men who smoke cigarettes are very aware that their habit increases their risk for lung cancer,...
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Next time you're dumping your stuff in the security trays, best have that hand sanitzer nearby.
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September 05, 2018 - 12:57 pm
By Francesca Street (CNN) — What's the most germ-filled spot in an airport? The bathrooms? Those crowded waiting areas? The passport checking counter? Surprisingly, none of the above. A new study from a team of experts from the UK's University of Nottingham and the Finnish National Institute for...
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