Dr. Brian McDonough
Dr. Brian McDonough has been Medical Editor at KYW Newsradio since 1987. 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 has been honored as DAFP Family Physician of The Year 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 which has included work at Fox television and NBC.
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.
Since we have a growing problem of obesity in this country, intertrigo is on the rise.
You might be surprised to know that one out of every 20 children is a stutterer.
The pap test is not an early detection test for ovarian cancer.
Some of the most important time a patient spends with a physician is when a doctor and patient can talk – but the doctor doesn’t get paid for that.
A study of almost 20,000 people found that those who ate just a little chocolate each day had lower blood pressure and a 39% lower risk of having a heart attack or stroke.
Using sunblock is critical but be careful about the lotion you choose. Some may cause allergic reactions – and it may not be the lotion itself.
If you have back pain it might be coming from a surprising source.
Problems caused by heavy drinking may linger well after the hangover has come and gone.
There’s new information that the Y chromosome is in danger of disappearing – and it may be the swan song for men on this planet.
There may be a battle brewing on social media between parents who are in favor of vaccines and those who are against it for their children.
Cooling or hypothermic treatment is actually a technique being used at many hospitals for people with cardiac issues. It’s gaining in popularity.
Researchers from the Center for Obesity Research and Education in Philadelphia studied a group of young children and watched the way they ate on different sized plates.
Researchers followed adolescents from ages 14 to 18. More sleep was associated with a reduction in average BMI.
Do you sit most of the day? It is probably not a good idea. You need to get up and around.
We know that air pollution can cause health problems like increased rates of asthma and even more serious lung issues but now researchers at UCLA say there could be bigger problems.
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