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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

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The Changing Trend In Physician-Patient Relationships

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

KYW Newsradio 1060–09/30/2016

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Handlebar Palsy For Bikers

The problem is particularly serious in mountain bikers.

09/01/2016

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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

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Dreams Don’t Just Impact You In Your Sleep

Many people believe that hidden truths present themselves in dreams.

08/30/2016

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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

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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

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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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The Key To Improving Your Child’s Cardiovascular Health

Trying to follow these ideal health behaviors early in life can have a tremendous benefit on maintaining ideal health throughout the lifespan.

KYW Newsradio 1060–08/23/2016

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Best Positions To Put Your Baby To Bed

There have been extensive studies looking at the best positions for the baby to be put to bed and the type of bedding recommended.

KYW Newsradio 1060–08/22/2016

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