Dr. Jill Grimes, MD

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  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Epidemiology:

    MONDAY, April 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Teens may have an increased risk for psychosomatic symptoms -- physical problems caused by mental distress -- if their parents separate or divorce, a new study suggests.

    Those who lived mostly with one parent due to a family breakup had the most ...Full Article

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

    MONDAY, April 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new class of cholesterol drug could sharply cut "bad" LDL cholesterol in people who don't fare well on commonly used cholesterol-lowering medications called statins, a new research review confirms.

    The drugs, known as PCSK9 inhibitors, are not ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Public Health:

    MONDAY, April 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A smartphone app that cuts off teenagers' cell service when they turn on the car ignition may help reduce their accident risk, a preliminary new study suggests.

    Teens appreciate full well that texting is risky, said study lead author Dr. Beth Ebe...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatric Psychiatry:

    MONDAY, April 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Bullied high school students have greater odds for depression and suicidal thoughts than others, and they're also more likely to take weapons to school, according to three new studies.

    "Teens can be the victim of face-t...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatrics:

    SUNDAY, April 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Up to half of very young children use smartphones and tablets in some way before their first birthday, a new study finds. But parents still worry about their children's use of mobile media, a separate study says.

    "We we...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatrics:

    SUNDAY, April 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Health store employees may encourage teens to buy body-shaping dietary supplements, even though the products' labels state they're for adult use only, researchers report.

    Despite the labeling, it's legal for minors to b...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatric Neurology:

    SATURDAY, April 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Whether it's Dr. Seuss or Beatrix Potter, when parents read to young children it may spur brain activity that supports early reading skills, a new study finds.

    Researchers led by Dr. John Hutton of Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pulmonary & Respiratory Medicine:

    FRIDAY, April 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Playing a wind instrument may reduce your risk of sleep apnea, a new study suggests.

    Researchers in India tested the lung function of 64 people who played a wind instrument and 65 others who didn't.

    Even though there was no difference in ...Full Article

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

    FRIDAY, April 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The prices of multiple sclerosis drugs have skyrocketed in the past two decades, in some cases rising more than 700 percent, a new study shows.

    The huge price increases have occurred even though newer drugs have been introduced, something that no...Full Article

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

    FRIDAY, April 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The prices of multiple sclerosis drugs have skyrocketed in the past two decades, in some cases rising more than 700 percent, a new study shows.

    The huge price increases have occurred even though newer drugs have been introduced, something that no...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Psychology:

    FRIDAY, April 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Self-control during childhood is associated with improved job opportunities later in life, a new study suggests.

    Kids who pay attention, stick with difficult tasks and refrain from behaving in impulsive or inappropriate ways are more likely to ho...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncologic Surgery:

    THURSDAY, April 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Breast cancer surgeries have advanced so that surgeons can often remove the tumor while safely conserving the breast, in what's known as lumpectomy.

    But a new study shows that even though this breast-conserving surgery has a high success rate, ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatrics:

    FRIDAY, April 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Using car seats, swings, bouncers and other carrying devices as sleeping places for infants puts them at risk for injury or death, a new study warns.

    "Many parents use sitting or carrying devices, not realizing that there are hazards when they do...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiology:

    FRIDAY, April 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Slightly more than half of middle-aged adults and seniors in the United States take aspirin daily to prevent heart attack, stroke or other serious illnesses, a new survey has found.

    Leading medical associations recommend use of low-dose aspirin m...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    WEDNESDAY, April 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- When one family member has chronic migraine, the family as a whole can suffer, too, a new study finds.

    Between 3 million and 7 million Americans suffer chronic migraines -- defined as having the debilitating headaches 15 or more days a month, ...Full Article