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Dr. Brian McDonough

McDonough_Brian StFrancisHosp 175xDr. Brian McDonough has been medical editor at KYW Newsradio for more than a quarter-century (since 1987)!

Brian McDonough has been honored as Family Physician of the Year by the Delaware Academy of Family Physicians, and is a Sir William Osler Award winner for his role in medical student and resident education at both Temple and St. Francis.

He has been given awards of recognition by the American Medical Association, the American Cancer Society, and the American Heart Association for his work as a physician.

He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians and the College of Physicians of Philadelphia.  He is on advisory committees for the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, the American Academy of Family Physicians, and the American Medical Association.

He has earned the Walter Alvarez Award for medical writing and the Jules Bergman Award for medical reporting.

Dr. McDonough is the recipient of four Emmy Awards, which he earned over a twenty-five year career in television, including work at Fox television and NBC.

He also serves as clinical professor of family medicine at Temple University School of Medicine, his alma mater, and chairman of the family medicine department at St. Francis Hospital, where he also serves as chief medical information officer (CMIO).

In addition, Dr. McDonough is a member of the board of directors of St. Francis.

Dr. McDonough is in demand as a speaker for both health-related issues and his knowledge of the use of electronic medical records to enhance patient care.


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Women In Greater Denial When It Comes To Heart Disease

Research indicates that women experiencing chest pain wait one and a half times longer than men to seek medical help.

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Politicians’ Voices May Be Telling

Scientist studying voice pitch and frequency found that those characteristics can impact what people think of politicians.

11/04/2014

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Move Back To Standard Time Leads To Next Day Fatigue

Our clocks were set back one hour Sunday as we moved from Daylight Saving Time to Standard Time. It’s just an hour, but the change in time is always worse the day after.

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Runners’ Hearts Monitored By Smartphone

Listen to what a group of German researchers did in their efforts to study the impact marathon running has on the heart.

11/03/2014

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Let The Grandparents Watch The Kids

A Johns Hopkins study done four years ago found that grandparents watching children actually reduces the incidence of injury by 50% or more.

10/31/2014

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Working Moms Need To Seek Simple Healthy Solutions

The stress of being a working mom can affect your health. There are several things you can do to help lighten the load.

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Teens Reluctant To Seek Help For Depression Because Of Social Stigma

Teenagers often fail to seek help from depression because they’re embarrassed about the problem.

10/29/2014

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Doctors Visits Critical To Healthy Pregnancy

If you are pregnant, or considering becoming pregnant, you need to get to a physician for regular check ups as soon as you can.

10/28/2014

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Study of Fight Or Flight May Benefit Those Who Suffer From Anxiety

Researchers are looking at what parts of the brain control the ‘fight or flight’ response.

10/27/2014

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NYC Case Shows Importance Of Ebola Education

One of the biggest weapons we have in the battle against Ebola is knowledge and education.

10/24/2014

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Quick Weight Loss Versus Slow Weight Loss

It is an interesting question. Is it better to lose weight over a long period of time or quickly?

10/24/2014

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Psychiatrists Widely Unavailable For Those With Mental Illness

In a recent study, only 26% of attempts to make an appointment with a psychiatrist were successful.

10/23/2014

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World Health Organization Concerned About Energy Drinks

Energy drinks have been growing in popularity but the World Health Organization is questioning their use.

10/22/2014

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Little League Pitchers At Risk For Acromial Apophysiolysis

Young baseball pitchers who throw more than 100 pitches per week are at increased risk of developing a newly identified shoulder injury.

10/21/2014

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Mediterranean Diet May Be Weapon Against Diabetes

A new study suggests the Mediterranean diet may be a weapon against diabetes.

10/20/2014

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