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Report Finds Link Between Metabolic Syndrome And Alcohol Consumption

People who drink too much alcohol have increased odds of developing metabolic syndrome.

11/08/2016

The Good And Bad About ‘Pokémon Go’

It seems like just yesterday that the streets, parks and playgrounds —virtually anywhere people traveled— we full of individuals looking at their handheld smartphones trying to capture various Pokémon.

11/08/2016

High Blood Pressure In Women

Most people don’t know that heart disease is the number one killer of women.

11/04/2016

Young Vegetarians

It is estimated that one in 200 children are vegetarians. That is about 300,000 children. The rate increases in teen years by about five times.

11/03/2016

Dealing With Foot Pain

Foot pain is relatively common and it is one of the most frustrating locations to have pain because it can impact everything you do.

11/02/2016

Halloween Candy Safety

Halloween is a very special time of year for kids — a chance to load up on treats. But the sad truth is that we also have to make certain that we take precautions to insure safety.

11/01/2016

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Simple Steps To Help Deal With Stress

In one recent survey, one in four Americans said they’d felt extremely stressed in the past month.

10/21/2016

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Child Vaccinations Up, CDC Says

According to the CDC, median coverage neared 95% for vaccines required for kindergarten entry, including increases in coverage for measles, mumps and rubella since last year.

10/20/2016

Dentist Over Emergency Room For Mouth-Related Issues

The emergency room can handle just about anything, but for mouth-related issues your dentist is the better option.

10/19/2016

Women’s Stronger Verbal Skills May Mask Early Signs Of Alzheimer’s Disease

A new report in the Journal Neurology finds this verbal advantage can be important later in life. Women’s advantage over men in verbal memory skills may mask early-stage Alzheimer’s Disease.

10/18/2016

Don’t Forget To Check Expiration Dates Of Medications

It is a common mistake that many people make. They don’t check the expiration dates of medications in their medicine cabinets.

10/17/2016

Study Finds Link Between Child Abuse And Teen Pregnancy

The impact of physical and psychological abuse on children can not be overstated. The effects can be lifelong and without counseling and support it can lead to serious issues for the victim. One of the most glaring examples is teen pregnancy.

10/13/2016

The Biobehavioral Study Of Eating And Weight

When it comes to losing weight, scientists writing in the Journal Obesity say that this behavioral approach can have a major role in helping people achieve their goals.

10/12/2016

What Impact Does Stress On Your Memory?

Scientists are pointing to a study in Sweden which has linked psychosocial stressors in midlife to dementia later in life.

10/11/2016

Childhood Hypertension Associated With Cognitive Issues, Researchers Find

There is news from the Journal of Pediatrics which finds that children with untreated primary hypertension turned in lower scores on tests measuring verbal and visual learning, and recall and verbal reasoning.

10/10/2016

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Teens Not Getting Enough Exercise, Researchers Say

In the article, the authors find far too many U.S. high school students engage in low levels of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity.

10/05/2016

Report: FDA Not Doing Enough Regulate E-Cigarettes

The FDA has been tasked with regulating the products, but researchers reporting in the Journal JAMA Pediatrics warn that not enough may be getting done .

10/04/2016

New Tool Could Help Diagnose Concussion-Linked Brain Disease

It is a sad truth, but some of the best research in concussions and chronic traumatic encephalopathy or CTE is being done on the brains of NFL players.

10/03/2016

The Changing Trend In Physician-Patient Relationships

The American Academy of Family Physicians concluded their meeting in Orlando.

KYW Newsradio 1060–09/30/2016

Study Looks At Relationship Between Vasectomies And Prostate Cancer

Over the years there have been numerous studies looking at a potential link between a man having a vasectomy and developing prostate cancer later in life.

KYW Newsradio 1060–09/29/2016

Are Antibiotics Beneficial For Asthma Patients?

For many years it has been a reflex for physicians to provide antibiotics for people suffering from asthma.

KYW Newsradio 1060–09/28/2016

Study Examines Reasons Why Adolescents Commit Suicide

Suicide is devastating and has a dramatic impact on an entire family.

KYW Newsradio 1060–09/27/2016

Study Says Smoking Has Lasting Impact On DNA And Future Generations

According to the article, cigarette smoking has a long-lasting impact on the human genome that can persist for years after smoking cessation.

KYW Newsradio 1060–09/26/2016

Safe Labor Day Weekend Grilling

It is one of the best parts of summer, but there is one thing you should keep in mind as you fire up the grill.

09/02/2016

Handlebar Palsy For Bikers

The problem is particularly serious in mountain bikers.

09/01/2016

Smoking Habits And Proximity To Stores That Sell Tobacco

Living in close proximity to retail establishments that sell tobacco products appears to make it harder for smokers to kick the habit.

08/31/2016

Dreams Don’t Just Impact You In Your Sleep

Many people believe that hidden truths present themselves in dreams.

08/30/2016

Key To Keeping Your Child Safe From Dangers That Lurk In Your Bathroom

If you have young children, you need to have medication with child-safe caps and the medicine cabinet should be secured with a latch

KYW Newsradio 1060–08/26/2016

Study Shows Employment Disparities Between Smokers And Nonsmokers

The most important point: smokers were 24% less likely to find jobs over the 12-month period than nonsmokers.

KYW Newsradio 1060–08/25/2016

Comforting Your Child During Night Terrors

They are called night terrors and, clearly, they can be terrors for the parent as well.

KYW Newsradio 1060–08/24/2016

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