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New Study Links Baby’s Bottle Size To Weight Gain

Can the size of a baby’s bottle have an impact on their weight gain in the first few months of life?

KYW Newsradio 1060–06/15/2016

Study Looks At Racial Disparities In Breast Cancer Testing

Black women are significantly less likely than whites or Hispanics to get tested for the BRCA mutations.

KYW Newsradio 1060–06/14/2016

When It Comes To Losing Weight Quality Is Just As Important As Calories

A new study from the journal The Lancet has a very interesting take on diet.

KYW Newsradio 1060–06/13/2016

Study Showcases The Importance Of Grandparents In The Lives Of Their Grandkids

One of the biggest problems that people face as they get older is a feeling of worthlessness.

KYW Newsradio 1060–06/10/2016

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How To Protect Your Children From Recreational Water Illness

Recreational water illness is not just another medical term conjured up by physicians, although it may seem like one!

KYW Newsradio 1060–06/09/2016

Why Millions Of Americans Are Not Being Treated For Substance Abuse

2 million Americans over the age of 12 have a substance abuse problem, but only about 2.3 million receive treatment for the issue.

KYW Newsradio 1060–06/08/2016

The Damaging Relationship Between Coffee And Exercise

A cup of coffee can help give you a burst of energy, but scientists will tell you the best way to increase energy is regular sleep.

KYW Newsradio 1060–06/07/2016

Does Chocolate Ease Or Contribute To Depression

Eating more chocolate is associated with higher depression scores.

KYW Newsradio 1060–06/06/2016

A Word Of Advice To Endurance Athletes

Are you an endurance athlete, or in the path to running that first marathon, or participating in as a triathlete? Or are you a person who runs that daily 5K?

KYW Newsradio 1060–06/03/2016

How Fitness Tracking Devices Can Help You Form New Healthy Habits

It is becoming a major trend—people wearing fitness devices to measure the number of steps they take.

KYW Newsradio 1060–06/02/2016

Study Suggests A Growing Number Of Women Are Drinking And Driving

Scientists have conducted studies about drunk driving and the more the researchers look into it the more they are concerned about female drivers.

KYW Newsradio 1060–06/01/2016

The Long-Term Impact Of Diabetes

When we think about diabetes most of us are aware that the condition can have a long term impact on the heart and the kidneys.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/31/2016

New Study Says Sleep Can Improve Your Golfing Skills

On Memorial Day many people’s minds turn to golf, tennis, and all of the potential activities that the summer can bring.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/30/2016

The Key To Working Hard Without Wearing Yourself Out

With great weather comes an increased desire to get out and exercise.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/26/2016

New Study Looks At The Role Of Music In Child Development

A recent review looked at ten different studies that focused on infants and music.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/26/2016

Reports Links Hypertension During Pregnancy To Problems Later In Life

Danish study has some interesting news for women who had high blood pressure during pregnancy.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/25/2016

Medical Industry Steps Up Role Of Technology In After Patient Care

It has taken a while but the medical world is starting to catch up with the banking hospitality industry.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/24/2016

New Study Links Dieting And Exercise To A Decreased Risk Of Diabetes

A good diet and regular exercise helped people who had adult onset diabetes do better.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/23/2016

The Key To Staying On The Right Medication Regimen

Nearly half of patients 65 years and older have mistakes in their medication regimens after leaving the hospital.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/20/2016

Swapping A Cup Of Joe For A Well-Rounded Diet Will Give You A Boost Of Energy

A well-rounded diet full of whole grains, fruits, and vegetables, will give you lasting energy to power through your day.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/19/2016

New Study Says Swaddling Infants Can Increase Risk Of SIDS

Could swaddling an infant be bad for its health?

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/18/2016

The Best Way To Avoid Taking A Boatload Of Medications

It is called poly-pharmacy, a term for people taking a boatload of medications on a daily basis.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/17/2016

How Artificial Sweeteners Could Negatively Impact Your Newborn

Could drinking soda or other products with artificial sweeteners, while you are pregnant, have an impact on your unborn child?

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/16/2016

Study Says Stress In Your Relationship Is Just As Bad As Stress In The Workplace

Couples who regularly fight have elevated levels of stress hormones.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/13/2016

Intensive Care Patients Need Psychological Help As Well As Physical

One specialty that has been largely ignored in these settings may be needed: psychiatrists or at the very least family physicians with psychiatric training.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/12/2016

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

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

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

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.


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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