Weight Gain

According to U.S. preliminary research published Tuesday, June 4, 2019, dozing off to late-night TV or sleeping with other lights on may mix up your body clock and lead to weight gain and even obesity.
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June 10, 2019 - 5:36 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Dozing off to late-night TV or sleeping with other lights on may mix up your metabolism and lead to weight gain and even obesity, provocative but preliminary U.S. research suggests. The National Institutes of Health study published Monday isn't proof, but it bolsters evidence...
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June 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) — It is clear that we have a growing issue of obesity in young adults in our country. There is also no doubt that many people with good intentions including...
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November 26, 2018 - 3:00 am
KYW’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Arthritis is a major health problem in the U.S., which affects more than 50 million people. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention expects this number to...
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November 19, 2018 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There's a reason why people are more likely to gain weight from late fall through winter and it's not just because of the holidays. A nutritionist says that a lack of sunlight increases appetite and cravings. People tend to toss the salads and reach for comfort foods...
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Obesity is becoming a growing issue in our country and throughout the world.
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October 26, 2018 - 4:30 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Obesity is becoming a growing issue in our country and throughout the world. In fact, a report from the World Health Organization has found that for the first time...
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Weight Gain
August 30, 2018 - 3:00 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- It is common knowledge that smokers often gain weight when they kick the habit. One of the reasons why exercises are stressed for those who are trying to stop smoking...
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