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How Regular Checkups With An Ophthalmologist Can Prevent Blindness

It is called Wet Acute Macular Degeneration and it is a leading cause of blindness in the United States.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/11/2016

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The Prevailing Problem With Mental Health Care In America

Mental health conditions are prevalent in this country and sadly we have a serious lack of professionals and facilities to deal with it.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/10/2016

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Report Links New Marijuana Laws To Rising Levels Of Bronchitis

In populations where marijuana has been legalized we are beginning to see many of the same concerns we find with cigarettes.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/09/2016

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Why You Should Probably Avoid Ultra-Processed Foods

You’ve heard that processed foods are bad for you — but there are other foods that can even be worse. They are called ultra-processed foods.


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Study: Working More Hours Increases Risk For Heart Disease

KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — For many of us, the 40-hour workweek is a thing of the past. In fact, a significant percentage […]


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The Dramatic Impact Of Endometriosis On Pregnancy

Endometriosis occurs when the tissue that lines the uterus grows in areas outside the uterus. In addition to the severe pain that can be associated with it, one of your biggest concerns may have to do with your fertility.


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AAP Recommends New Term For Brief, Unexplained Events In Infants With No Underlying Health Problems

The American Academy of Pediatrics has released its first clinical practice guideline for infants less than one year old who have experienced a brief resolved unexplained event.


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Study: Risks Associated With High Blood Pressure Decrease With Age

People with high blood pressure face a higher risk of coronary heart disease, stroke, kidney failure, and death, but according to a study in the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, that risk decreases as we get older.


Changing Your Lifestyle Can Decrease The Likelihood Of You Having A Stroke

It is devastating to suffer a stroke. It can impact the patient and everyone around them.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/29/2016

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Signs That You May Be Suffering From Anxiety Or Depression

There are numerous mental health issues that we deal with in medicine but two of the most common are from anxiety and depression.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/28/2016

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The Science Behind Finding The Perfect Pair Of Shoes

The older you get the more important it is to find a good pair of shoes.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/27/2016

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New Report Says Watching Your Diet Can Have A Healthy Impact On Blood Pressure

New report finds that women with gestational diabetes, who reported eating healthier diets, have a lower risk for high blood pressure.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/26/2016

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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


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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