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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

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

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

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

The Key To Tracking Your Steps And Calories

According to a recent study, 5,000 steps or more improved sleep quality, and 7,500 reduced the risk of obesity.

KYW Newsradio 1060–08/19/2016

Research Links Breaks From Social Media To Increased Happiness

Research shows that the more you log on to social media, the less happy you become.

KYW Newsradio 1060–08/18/2016

The Negative Effects Of Red Meat

A new study from the Massachusetts General Hospital says it makes sense to eat more fruits and vegetables and avoid red meat.

KYW Newsradio 1060–08/17/2016

How Sleep Monitoring Apps Can Disturb A Good Night’s Rest

New report says that app on your phone could be having a negative impact on your overall sleep.

KYW Newsradio 1060–08/16/2016

Why Pre-Pregnancy Health Matters

One of the most important predictors of a healthy pregnancy is being as healthy as possible prior to getting pregnant.

KYW Newsradio 1060–08/15/2016

Using F.A.S.T To Spot Signs Of A Stroke

Stroke is not only frightening it is also a particularly frustrating condition because if you’re a stroke survivor, you’re at high risk for having another stroke.

KYW Newsradio 1060–07/22/2016

New Device May Be Essential In Treating Patients With Tremor Issues

People with the condition experience tremors that are, at the very least annoying to them, and at the worst impacting day to day activities.

KYW Newsradio 1060–07/21/2016

What You Need To Know About Peripheral Heart Disease

We don’t talk about peripheral artery disease very often, but this common condition increases your risk for heart disease, heart attack, stroke, infection and amputation.

KYW Newsradio 1060–07/20/2016

Study Calls E-Cigarettes A New Major Health Concern

An article in the Journal Pediatrics supports concerns that children who would not otherwise have smoked are using e-cigarettes.

KYW Newsradio 1060–07/19/2016

Study Highlights Importance Of Exercise In Improving Overall Health

For people with heart disease or lung problems there is definitely a feeling that it’s dangerous or even impossible to exercise.

KYW Newsradio 1060–07/18/2016

The Pros And Cons Of Aspirin

So how good is aspirin in the prevention of heart disease.

KYW Newsradio 1060–07/15/2016

The Key To Diagnosing And Treating Depression

Depression is known as a strong predictor of poor adherence to many medications.

KYW Newsradio 1060–07/14/2016

How Philly’s Soda Tax Combats Rising Rates Of Diabetes

The cost of treating diabetes is rising, and quickly.

KYW Newsradio 1060–07/13/2016

The Problem With Western Medicine In Foreign Countries

Scientists in India are saying they have a problem with the United States and other western pharmaceutical companies.

KYW Newsradio 1060–07/12/2016

Study Links Staying Active To Improved Memory In Adults

One of the biggest concerns for people as they get older is whether they will develop memory problems or not.

KYW Newsradio 1060–07/11/2016

New Reports Says Swaddling Your Infant Can Increase Risk Of SIDS

At first glance, a report in the Journal Pediatrics is disturbing: swaddling your baby could be associated with an increased risk for SIDS.

KYW Newsradio 1060–07/08/2016

The Benefits Of Having A Fitness Tracking Device

Exercise tracking devices make it easy to log daily physical activity and behavior and see your performance over a period of time.

KYW Newsradio 1060–07/07/2016

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