Dr. Ivan Hernandez, MD

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Dr. Ivan A. Hernandez serves as the Medical Director of Bayview Center for Mental Health Inc. since 2003. Dr. Hernandez is a volunteer instructor for law enforcement providing training as a part of the crisis intervention team. He is also the Psychiatric Physician Advisor for the University Of Miami Hospital. Since 1998 has been the Psychiatric Consultant to the Miccosukee Tribe of Indians of Florida. Dr Hernandez is a graduate of the Psychiatric Residency program of New York Medical College – Medical Hospital Center.

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    WEDNESDAY, April 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- In a study of almost 4 million American military personnel, serving in Iraq or Afghanistan was not associated with suicide risk, a new study finds.

    The suicide rate among members of the military has increased over the past decade and seeing act...Full Article

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    WEDNESDAY, April 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Almost a quarter of powerful narcotic painkillers that are prescribed for chronic pain are misused, and the rate of addiction among patients hovers near 10 percent, a new review shows.

    The findings raise questions about the benefits of widespre...Full Article

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    TUESDAY, March 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People with chronic fatigue syndrome show a distinct pattern of immune system proteins in their spinal fluid -- a finding that could shed light on the "brain fog" that marks the condition, researchers say.

    The new study found that, compared with...Full Article

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    MONDAY, March 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A single serving of leafy green vegetables each day may help keep dementia away, new research suggests.

    Researchers evaluated the eating habits and mental ability of more than 950 older adults for an average of five years.

    Those who cons...Full Article

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    THURSDAY, March 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Conventional wisdom says that abused children often grow up to be abusive parents, but a 30-year study of American families suggests it's more complicated than that.

    In one striking finding, researchers uncovered little evidence that physical a...Full Article

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    THURSDAY, March 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People with anorexia nervosa have an abnormal brain response to hunger signals, a new study finds.

    "When most people are hungry, they are motivated to eat," study first author Christina Wierenga, an associate professor of psychiatry at the the ...Full Article

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    WEDNESDAY, March 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Children with autism tend to have more gastrointestinal problems early in life compared to other children, a new study finds.

    Researchers compared these GI symptoms -- such as diarrhea, constipation and food allergy/intolerance -- during the f...Full Article

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    WEDNESDAY, March 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Exposure to common air pollutants before birth may make children more likely to have the symptoms of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and other thinking and behavioral problems, a small new study suggests.

    "Exposure to air poll...Full Article

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    WEDNESDAY, March 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Air pollution may take a toll not only on physical health, but mental well-being as well, two new studies suggest.

    In one, researchers confirmed a long-studied connection between air pollution and cardiovascular health -- finding evidence that...Full Article

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    MONDAY, March 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Adopted children tend to have a slightly higher IQ than siblings who remained with their biological parents, a recent study found.

    The difference between siblings -- equivalent to about four IQ points -- appears to stem from higher average educat...Full Article

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    MONDAY, March 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Men are naturally drawn to a woman with a curvy backside, a new report suggests.

    The "theoretically optimal angle" is a 45.5-degree curve from back to buttocks -- not necessarily a big butt, the University of Texas at Austin researchers determin...Full Article

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    FRIDAY, March 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Want your child to relax and perform well at that next school swim meet? Try not to raise the bar too high in terms of your own expectations, a new study suggests.

    "You might think that's a really positive thing for the child, but that's creatin...Full Article

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    THURSDAY, March 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Boys with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder may benefit from the omega-3 fatty acids found in fish and some vegetable oils, a small European study suggests.

    Those who regularly ate an omega-3-loaded margarine experienced an improvement i...Full Article

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    THURSDAY, March 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- New research suggests that yoga may help ease depression in pregnant women.

    "This is really about trying to develop a wider range of options that suit women who are experiencing these kind of symptoms during pregnancy," lead author Cynthia Batt...Full Article

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    THURSDAY, March 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Unemployed young adults have three times the risk of depression compared to their employed peers, a new study finds.

    "Unemployment and depression are significantly related among emerging adults," said lead author Robin McGee, from the Rollins S...Full Article