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Understanding Your BMI And The Risks That Come With Obesity

For people who have a BMI over 40 they enter a category called morbidly obese.

KYW Newsradio 1060–20 hours ago

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The Key To Taking As Few Medications As Possible

Experts are reporting more and more that we need to be more thoughtful about using as few drugs as possible.

KYW Newsradio 1060–06/23/2016

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Study Highlights Danger In Using Pain Management To Judge Doctors

Many surveys evaluate doctors and hospitals by how patients respond to questions about their pain management.

KYW Newsradio 1060–06/22/2016

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App Helps Children Keep Calm Before Surgery

When children go to the hospital—especially for surgery—anxiety can be great. Well, there may be an app for that!

KYW Newsradio 1060–06/21/2016

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Food For Thought For Parents Considering Contact Sports

Several studies support initial reports that too many concussions can have long-term effects on student’s grade-point averages.

KYW Newsradio 1060–06/20/2016

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Report Shows Effects Of Placing Graphic Images On Cigarette Cartons

Despite warnings on boxes and cartons of cigarettes there are still many people –especially young people, who have turned to cigarettes.

KYW Newsradio 1060–06/16/2016

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New Study Links Baby’s Bottle Size To Weight Gain

Can the size of a baby’s bottle have an impact on their weight gain in the first few months of life?

KYW Newsradio 1060–06/15/2016

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Study Looks At Racial Disparities In Breast Cancer Testing

Black women are significantly less likely than whites or Hispanics to get tested for the BRCA mutations.

KYW Newsradio 1060–06/14/2016

Diet Myths

When It Comes To Losing Weight Quality Is Just As Important As Calories

A new study from the journal The Lancet has a very interesting take on diet.

KYW Newsradio 1060–06/13/2016

Grandparents

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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