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New Report On Coronary Artery Calcification

Coronary artery calcification can be detected on CT scans or other studies and have been linked with heart disease.


Report: Cold Turkey May Be Best Way To Stop Smoking

The researchers compared two groups of smokers: those who set a date and those who did not set a date and tried to stop gradually.


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Study: Diffusion-Weighted MRIs May Have A New Use

These MRIs are often used in abdominal and pelvic diseases. But according to a new European study they may have a new use: predicting preterm labor in certain pregnant women.


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Growing Number Of Measles Cases

In the mid-nineties, measles was so rare that most physicians under 40 at the time had never seen it.


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The Importance Of Taking Care Of Your Health

In order to provide great care you also need to be healthy yourself.

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Identifying Depression

It is estimated that one out of eight people suffer from depression.

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Losing Weight

There are many theories about the best ways to lose weight.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/15/2016

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Should The Advertising Of Prescription Medications Be Limited?

There is a major battle going on in congress and the senate.


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‘July Effect’

KYW Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Being involved in the training of young doctors, there is a predictable cycle of their growth and development. […]


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Will Challenging Yourself Intellectually Help Offset Dementia?

It is a debate that goes back and forth and it seems each and every study has a different conclusion.


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Sugar Intake

KYW Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — It is somewhat amazing the amount of sugar many of us take into our diet. We consume vast […]


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What Is Dispositional Mindfulness?

Dispositional mindfulness is defined as a trait that allows one to be aware of the present moment even during ordinary tasks.


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Heart Health And Athletes

There is no doubt that sudden cardiac death is one of the greatest concerns we have in treating athletes.


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How To Get Your Teen To The Doctor

I can tell you without any reservations that some of the hardest patients to get into the office are teenagers.


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New Research May Detect Alzheimer’s Risk Before It Happens

We are learning more about Alzheimer’s and one thing that researchers have found is that cognitive decline in Alzheimer disease may take place 12 years, before the onset of clinical impairment, and 17 years before a diagnosis of dementia.


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