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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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Study Showcases The Importance Of Grandparents In The Lives Of Their Grandkids

One of the biggest problems that people face as they get older is a feeling of worthlessness.

KYW Newsradio 1060–06/10/2016

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How To Protect Your Children From Recreational Water Illness

Recreational water illness is not just another medical term conjured up by physicians, although it may seem like one!

KYW Newsradio 1060–06/09/2016

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Why Millions Of Americans Are Not Being Treated For Substance Abuse

2 million Americans over the age of 12 have a substance abuse problem, but only about 2.3 million receive treatment for the issue.

KYW Newsradio 1060–06/08/2016

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The Damaging Relationship Between Coffee And Exercise

A cup of coffee can help give you a burst of energy, but scientists will tell you the best way to increase energy is regular sleep.

KYW Newsradio 1060–06/07/2016

English chocolatier Cadbury recalled over 1 million chocolate bars after detecting a rare strain of salmonella.

Does Chocolate Ease Or Contribute To Depression

Eating more chocolate is associated with higher depression scores.

KYW Newsradio 1060–06/06/2016

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A Word Of Advice To Endurance Athletes

Are you an endurance athlete, or in the path to running that first marathon, or participating in as a triathlete? Or are you a person who runs that daily 5K?

KYW Newsradio 1060–06/03/2016

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How Fitness Tracking Devices Can Help You Form New Healthy Habits

It is becoming a major trend—people wearing fitness devices to measure the number of steps they take.

KYW Newsradio 1060–06/02/2016

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Study Suggests A Growing Number Of Women Are Drinking And Driving

Scientists have conducted studies about drunk driving and the more the researchers look into it the more they are concerned about female drivers.

KYW Newsradio 1060–06/01/2016

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The Long-Term Impact Of Diabetes

When we think about diabetes most of us are aware that the condition can have a long term impact on the heart and the kidneys.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/31/2016

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New Study Says Sleep Can Improve Your Golfing Skills

On Memorial Day many people’s minds turn to golf, tennis, and all of the potential activities that the summer can bring.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/30/2016

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The Key To Working Hard Without Wearing Yourself Out

With great weather comes an increased desire to get out and exercise.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/26/2016

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New Study Looks At The Role Of Music In Child Development

A recent review looked at ten different studies that focused on infants and music.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/26/2016

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Reports Links Hypertension During Pregnancy To Problems Later In Life

Danish study has some interesting news for women who had high blood pressure during pregnancy.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/25/2016

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Medical Industry Steps Up Role Of Technology In After Patient Care

It has taken a while but the medical world is starting to catch up with the banking hospitality industry.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/24/2016

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New Study Links Dieting And Exercise To A Decreased Risk Of Diabetes

A good diet and regular exercise helped people who had adult onset diabetes do better.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/23/2016

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