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NFL Concussion

Disturbing Statistics About NFL Player Injuries

It is a very disturbing statistic and it might be a reason why we are starting to see NFL players retire at younger ages.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/25/2016

The Best Breakfast Foods To Feed Your Children

There is no doubt that for certain at risk children there is a need to provide proper nutrition especially during formative years, but what types of food are best from a health standpoint?

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/22/2016

Pollution

How Air Pollution Can Be Dramatically Damaging To Your Health

We know that the damage we are doing to our environment is not good for us, both in the short and long-run. But the effects can be dramatic.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/21/2016

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How You Can Beat Your Battle With Rheumatoid Arthritis

According to several recent studies, you should do everything you can to try and reduce these episodes of pain and discomfort, to minimize the chances of long term damage to your joints.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/20/2016

Democratic National Convention: Day 1

Why Experts Say First Lady’s ‘Let’s Move’ Initiative Won’t Work

Will people do better if given fewer opportunities to make poor choices, or will they do better if given education to make better choices with all options available?

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/19/2016

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The Truth Behind E-Cigarettes And What You Should Know

Here in the United States, most health officials believe that e-cigarettes pose a threat to public health, but in Britain and many parts of Europe the feeling is that e-cigarettes should be recommended for smoking cessation.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/18/2016

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New Research Changes What We Know About Cholesterol

KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – We have known for over a quarter of a century that it is important to watch our cholesterol, but […]

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/15/2016

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Most Americans Don’t Receive The Mental Health Treatment They Need

KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – It is estimated that one out of every five Americans suffers from a mental illness that could be helped […]

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/14/2016

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Are Doctors Unintentionally Becoming Drug Pushers?

KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – We have a major problem in this country. Are doctors unintentionally becoming drug pushers? It all has to do […]

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/13/2016

SOUTH WILLAMSPORT, PA - AUGUST 30:  Catcher Kaden Peifer #16 of the Mid-Atlantic team from Red Land Little League of Lewisberry, Pennsylvania looks on as Shingo Tomita #10 of team Japan scores a run in front of teammate Yugo Aoki #4 in the first inning of the Little League World Series Championship game at Lamade Stadium on August 30, 2015 in South Willamsport, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

What Parents Should Know Going Into Little League Season

KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Little league is upon us. For many years doctors have warned against little league players throwing too many […]

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/12/2016

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How Regular Exercise And Good Nutrition Can Help You In The Long Run

KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — As we get older there are all sorts of health issues that can be problematic but some of […]

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/11/2016

New Study Shows The Best Ways To Kick The Smoking Habit

by Dr. Brian McDonough PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — There is no doubt that many smokers have worked hard to kick the habit and it is undeniable that this is a very hard habit to break. Recently […]

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/08/2016

Why Doctors Say The Mediterranean Diet Could Help Save Your Life

Dr. Brian McDonough PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — I am a big fan of the Mediterranean Diet and my faith in the diet has been confirmed again and again by evidence based studies. The latest appears in […]

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/07/2016

Ear Infections In Children And Why The Numbers Are Going Down

The numbers are dwindling.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/06/2016

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Expensive Medications And What They Say About The Price Of Human Life

There is no doubt that certain medications are extremely expensive.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/05/2016

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