Weight Loss

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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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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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February 26, 2019 - 3:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It’s a question that’s been debated for many years: Does eating breakfast help you lose weight? The most recent studies suggest that eating breakfast does...
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January 06, 2019 - 9:54 pm
By Ben Tinker (CNN) -- There's no shortage of things people swore to leave behind in 2018: bad jobs, bad relationships, bad habits. But chances are, you're beginning 2019 with something you didn't intend: a few extra pounds. Every January, one of the top New Year's resolutions is to lose weight ...
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December 26, 2018 - 12:40 pm
By Lisa Drayer (CNN) — With the end of the year approaching, it's not uncommon to start thinking about health goals for the new year, like losing weight, eating healthier, exercising and quitting smoking. But though we may have good intentions, choosing January 1 to make promises to get on a...
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December 21, 2018 - 3:00 am
KYW’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — As we approach the new year, there is no doubt that many of us are thinking about our New Year's resolutions. These usually center around losing weight, increasing...
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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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Weight loss can reduce breast cancer risk.
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October 19, 2018 - 3:15 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Numerous studies have shown that gaining weight and eating a high-fat diet can be associated with increased risk of certain forms of cancer. Now, there is news from an...
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October 16, 2018 - 12:11 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Obesity surgery may dramatically lower the danger of heart attacks and strokes in patients with diabetes, new research suggests, reinforcing evidence that benefits extend beyond weight loss. The study tracked about 20,000 severely obese patients with Type 2 diabetes. Those who had...
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Weight Loss
August 03, 2018 - 3:15 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Is it better to lose weight over along period of time or quickly? The best study to look at this can be found in the journal the Lancet, in which over 200 Australian...
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