Dr. Brian McDonough
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.
I am often asked what is a good diet for diabetics. My answer is that it is largely the same as a good diet for most of us.
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Child death rates dropped significantly with introduction of the measles vaccine and, new research indicates the vaccine protects against other infections as well.
Compared with adults ages 65 to 74, adults ages 85 and older faced 16 times the death risk from falling.
A study of children allergic to peanuts found that they are not at greatest risk at school.
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Many people believe that creeping cholesterol levels typically go hand-in-hand with aging. But it doesn’thave to be that way, especially if you exercise.
Most of our food choices are made on impulse. To make healthy foods more convenient, place them where you can see them.
I give this advice every summer but we still have problems with fireworks. Children and adults suffer serious injuries.
Teens and depression – it is a relatively common phenomenon but it is an issue which few talk about – and the silence can be deadly.
Tennis elbow is not just a problem for tennis players – although it certainly occurs in tennis players. Officially, the medical name is lateral epicondylitis.
A report in the journal Nature Neuroscience took a look at microglia, and analyzed the impact of specific pain treatments, whether they were done on men or on women.