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.
If you have young children, you need to have medication with child-safe caps and the medicine cabinet should be secured with a latch
The most important point: smokers were 24% less likely to find jobs over the 12-month period than nonsmokers.
They are called night terrors and, clearly, they can be terrors for the parent as well.
Trying to follow these ideal health behaviors early in life can have a tremendous benefit on maintaining ideal health throughout the lifespan.
There have been extensive studies looking at the best positions for the baby to be put to bed and the type of bedding recommended.
According to a recent study, 5,000 steps or more improved sleep quality, and 7,500 reduced the risk of obesity.
Research shows that the more you log on to social media, the less happy you become.
A new study from the Massachusetts General Hospital says it makes sense to eat more fruits and vegetables and avoid red meat.
New report says that app on your phone could be having a negative impact on your overall sleep.
One of the most important predictors of a healthy pregnancy is being as healthy as possible prior to getting pregnant.
Stroke is not only frightening it is also a particularly frustrating condition because if you’re a stroke survivor, you’re at high risk for having another stroke.
People with the condition experience tremors that are, at the very least annoying to them, and at the worst impacting day to day activities.
We don’t talk about peripheral artery disease very often, but this common condition increases your risk for heart disease, heart attack, stroke, infection and amputation.
An article in the Journal Pediatrics supports concerns that children who would not otherwise have smoked are using e-cigarettes.
For people with heart disease or lung problems there is definitely a feeling that it’s dangerous or even impossible to exercise.
So how good is aspirin in the prevention of heart disease.
Depression is known as a strong predictor of poor adherence to many medications.
The cost of treating diabetes is rising, and quickly.
Scientists in India are saying they have a problem with the United States and other western pharmaceutical companies.
One of the biggest concerns for people as they get older is whether they will develop memory problems or not.
At first glance, a report in the Journal Pediatrics is disturbing: swaddling your baby could be associated with an increased risk for SIDS.
Exercise tracking devices make it easy to log daily physical activity and behavior and see your performance over a period of time.
Several major studies have found that students spend more than half the school day sitting.
Researchers say a food program could actually be a tool to help people become healthier.
This fourth of July when you fire up the grill, you could potentially be putting yourself at risk.
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Government plans to rely more and more on advanced practice nurses and physician assistants.
There is a clear expectation that local transmission of Zika could happen here in the U.S. this summer.