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Ric Ocasek
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AP News
September 17, 2019 - 7:18 am
The New York City medical examiner says Ric Ocasek , the 75-year-old frontman for The Cars, died of heart disease, worsened by emphysema. Read more here.
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Opioids.
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KYW Staff
August 26, 2019 - 7:30 pm
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. ​​​​By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There is good news from a study performed at the University of Michigan. According to researchers looking at prescription data from over 11,000...
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Swallowed dentures
BMJ via AP
August 12, 2019 - 8:14 pm
(AP) — Here's why it's best to remove false teeth before surgery: You just might swallow them. A medical journal is reporting the case of a 72-year-old British man whose partial dentures apparently got stuck in his throat during surgery and weren't discovered for eight days. The man went to the...
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This x-ray shows the inside of the mouth of a boy who was found to have an extra 526 teeth.  Credit: Saveetha Dental College and Hospital
Saveetha Dental College
August 01, 2019 - 9:57 am
By Manveena Suri, CNN (CNN) -- A 7-year-old boy complaining of jaw pain was found to have 526 teeth inside his mouth, according to the hospital in India where he was treated. The boy was admitted last month in the southern city of Chennai because of swelling and pain near his molars in his lower...
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Mike Dougherty
July 29, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Some people say music is like a drug, and a new study from Penn Medicine finds a calming tune can be just as effective at treating anxiety prior to an operation as a mild sedative. "Researchers actually evaluated that track and saw that there was reduction in anxiety...
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Eli Gregg
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June 17, 2019 - 5:07 pm
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A 15-year-old Kansas boy got a large knife to the face, and doctors say he's extremely lucky. Jimmy Russell said her son, Eli Gregg, was playing Thursday evening outside of their home in Redfield, about 90 miles south of Kansas City, when she heard him scream. She found him...
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Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter
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May 16, 2019 - 11:06 am
By Betsy Klein (CNN) — Former President Jimmy Carter may have spent three days in the hospital, but the 94 year-old is expected to teach Sunday school at his beloved Maranatha Baptist Church in Plains, Georgia, this weekend. Carter was released from the hospital Thursday morning, the Carter Center...
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Former President Jimmy Carter
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May 13, 2019 - 4:45 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter broke his hip Monday at his Georgia home, underwent successful surgery and was recovering comfortably, a spokeswoman for the Carter Center said. Carter was on his way to go turkey hunting, the spokeswoman, Deanna Congileo, said in a statement. She...
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Mick Jagger of The Rolling Stones performs live on stage on the opening night of the european leg of their No Filter tour at Croke Park on May 17, 2018 in Dublin, Ireland.
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April 01, 2019 - 8:38 pm
( RADIO.COM ) — Mick Jagger of The Rolling Stones is set to undergo heart valve replacement surgery this week, according to sources connected to The Drudge Report. The iconic 75-year-old singer is reportedly scheduled to be in New York City for the procedure, and is expected to make a full recovery...
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Dreamstime
March 12, 2019 - 3:30 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There are numerous disorders that impact the brain — everything from depression and anxiety to epilepsy. One of the frustrating elements with brain-based...
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