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The Truth About Antibiotics Resistance & Its Origins

In fact, just a few weeks ago there was news of a super bacteria that is resistant to the most effective antibiotics we have.

06/30/2016

The Fight Against MRSA: How To Stop It From Spreading

Methicillin resistant staph aureus or MRSA is not new. In fact it is now relatively commonplace.

KYW Newsradio 1060–06/29/2016

Gov. Turns To Nurses To Offset Decline In Primary Care Physicians

Government plans to rely more and more on advanced practice nurses and physician assistants.

KYW Newsradio 1060–06/28/2016

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Zika Concerns Grow As The Virus Continues To Spread

There is a clear expectation that local transmission of Zika could happen here in the U.S. this summer.

06/27/2016

Understanding Your BMI And The Risks That Come With Obesity

For people who have a BMI over 40 they enter a category called morbidly obese.

KYW Newsradio 1060–06/24/2016

The Key To Taking As Few Medications As Possible

Experts are reporting more and more that we need to be more thoughtful about using as few drugs as possible.

KYW Newsradio 1060–06/23/2016

Study Highlights Danger In Using Pain Management To Judge Doctors

Many surveys evaluate doctors and hospitals by how patients respond to questions about their pain management.

KYW Newsradio 1060–06/22/2016

App Helps Children Keep Calm Before Surgery

When children go to the hospital—especially for surgery—anxiety can be great. Well, there may be an app for that!

KYW Newsradio 1060–06/21/2016

Food For Thought For Parents Considering Contact Sports

Several studies support initial reports that too many concussions can have long-term effects on student’s grade-point averages.

KYW Newsradio 1060–06/20/2016

Report Shows Effects Of Placing Graphic Images On Cigarette Cartons

Despite warnings on boxes and cartons of cigarettes there are still many people –especially young people, who have turned to cigarettes.

KYW Newsradio 1060–06/16/2016

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

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