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How Can You Prevent The Flu?

Have you ever had a flu or stomach virus that was just “going around” and wonder why you got it and others didn’t?


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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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