Dr. James Fortenberry, MD

Bio

Specialties:

  • Pediatrics

Affiliation:

  • Children's Healthcare of Atlanta

Location:

Activity

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Child & Adolescent Psychiatry:

    MONDAY, July 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Children who grow up in poor neighborhoods face more obstacles in life, but new research suggests that having a best friend can help these kids succeed.

    "Research into promoting resilience in young people has concentrated...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Family Medicine:

    MONDAY, July 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- With the recent U.S. measles outbreak, the issue of vaccine refusal has received growing scrutiny. Now doctors are calling attention to a similar problem: Some parents are shunning the vitamin K shot routinely given to newborns to prevent internal bleeding

    ...Full Article
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Family Medicine:

    MONDAY, July 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- With the recent U.S. measles outbreak, the issue of vaccine refusal has received growing scrutiny. Now doctors are calling attention to a similar problem: Some parents are shunning the vitamin K shot routinely given to newborns to prevent internal bleeding

    ...Full Article
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Family Medicine:

    FRIDAY, July 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Experiencing a traumatic event during childhood may raise the risk for migraines as an adult, new Canadian research suggests.

    "We found the more types of violence the individual had been exposed to during their childhood, the greater the odds of mi...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Family Medicine:

    FRIDAY, July 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Experiencing a traumatic event during childhood may raise the risk for migraines as an adult, new Canadian research suggests.

    "We found the more types of violence the individual had been exposed to during their childhood, the greater the odds of mi...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics:

    FRIDAY, JULY 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Around four in 10 newly licensed teen drivers "crashed" in a simulated driving test, suggesting that many adolescents lack the skills they need to stay safe on the road, according to a new study.

    The simulated driving assessment (SDA) included a 35...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics:

    FRIDAY, JULY 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Around four in 10 newly licensed teen drivers "crashed" in a simulated driving test, suggesting that many adolescents lack the skills they need to stay safe on the road, according to a new study.

    The simulated driving assessment (SDA) included a 35...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatrics:

    FRIDAY, July 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The Fourth of July weekend is a time for celebrations and beautiful fireworks displays. But, parents do need to take steps to protect their children's ears from loud fireworks, a hearing expert cautions.

    "Fireworks can be harmful to a child's ears,...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatrics:

    FRIDAY, July 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The Fourth of July weekend is a time for celebrations and beautiful fireworks displays. But, parents do need to take steps to protect their children's ears from loud fireworks, a hearing expert cautions.

    "Fireworks can be harmful to a child's ears,...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics:

    THURSDAY, July 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Talented children who reach their potential likely have dedicated parents to thank for their success, a new study found.

    Researchers at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln found that parents play a vital role in helping their kids achieve a nation...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics:

    THURSDAY, July 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Talented children who reach their potential likely have dedicated parents to thank for their success, a new study found.

    Researchers at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln found that parents play a vital role in helping their kids achieve a nation...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatrics:

    THURSDAY, July 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A rapid response plan for children who visit the emergency room with stroke-like symptoms can help doctors make a faster diagnosis, new research suggests.

    "Just as there are rapid response processes for adults with a possible stroke, there should...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatrics:

    THURSDAY, July 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A rapid response plan for children who visit the emergency room with stroke-like symptoms can help doctors make a faster diagnosis, new research suggests.

    "Just as there are rapid response processes for adults with a possible stroke, there should...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pulmonary Disease:

    THURSDAY, July 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Orkambi (lumacaftor and ivacaftor) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat cystic fibrosis in patients who have inherited two copies of a specific gene mutation from their parents.

    The F508del mutation causes productio...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pulmonary Disease:

    THURSDAY, July 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Orkambi (lumacaftor and ivacaftor) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat cystic fibrosis in patients who have inherited two copies of a specific gene mutation from their parents.

    The F508del mutation causes productio...Full Article