Dr. Brian McDonough

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Move Back To Standard Time Leads To Next Day Fatigue

Our clocks were set back one hour Sunday as we moved from Daylight Saving Time to Standard Time. It’s just an hour, but the change in time is always worse the day after.

11/03/2014

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NYC Case Shows Importance Of Ebola Education

One of the biggest weapons we have in the battle against Ebola is knowledge and education.

10/24/2014

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Understanding How Ebola Spreads

Most of us know a lot more about the Ebola virus than we knew a week ago, but the CDC has been on top of this for quite some time, and the World Health Organization has been monitoring it as well.

10/07/2014

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The 5 Best Steps To Prevent Heart Disease

According to a study which followed over 20,000 men in Sweden for 11 years, five factors had the greatest impact on health: diet, exercise, smoking, weight circumference, and alcohol consumption.

09/23/2014

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Study: Potassium Can Help Prevent Strokes

A new report in the journal ‘Stroke’ says there could be advantages to having potassium in the body.

09/05/2014

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New Study Takes A Look At The Benefits Of Breastfeeding

A new study takes a good look at the benefits of breastfeeding. It’s in the journal Pediatrics, and it looked at 1,500 mothers and followed them and their infants up to six years later.

09/02/2014

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One In Seven Americans Suffers From Sleep Drunkenness

It’s a phenomenon called “Sleep Drunkenness” or “Confusional Arousal.” For the one out of seven Americans who do suffer from this, it’s a major issue.

08/26/2014

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Many Cases Of Hand, Foot, And Mouth Disease Reported This Time Of Year

It starts with a fever, poor appetite and sore throat and in a few days painful sores develop in the mouth.

08/20/2014

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HPV Vaccine Shown To Work Effectively For At Least 8 Years

It’s very important that we talk about the importance of the vaccine and getting all three doses because they can help protect against cervical cancer.

08/19/2014

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A Look At The Experimental Ebola Serum And How It Works

There have been a number of questions about the experimental drug, known as ZMapp, being used against the Ebola virus.

08/05/2014

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Ebola Outbreak Prompts Peace Corps To Remove Volunteers From Some Countries In Africa

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is the largest ever, but the risk of it spreading to the United States is very low.

07/31/2014

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Concern About Increase In Number Of High Security Bio-Labs

The CDC is reviewing its safety procedures at high-security labs, some of which had to be closed after a release of anthrax and bird flu. Now, they’re getting input from the medical community.

07/29/2014

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Darby Medical Center Shooting Prompts Question — Should Doctors Carry Guns To Work?

Most hospital facilities prohibit workers, including physicians, from carrying guns.

07/25/2014

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Simple, Do-At-Home Test Could Save Your Life

A new, simple test that can be done at home might help save the lives of people with irregular heartbeats.

07/24/2014

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Study Finds Pregnant Women At Greater Risk For Auto Accidents

According to a study out of Canada, women who are pregnant are at greater risk of having automobile accidents.

05/12/2014

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