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Specialties:

Affiliation:

  • The Hofstra-North Shore LIJ School of Medicine

Location:

  • New York, NV

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  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Maternal & Fetal Medicine:

    THURSDAY, July 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Stillbirths have eclipsed infant deaths for the first time in the United States, a new government report shows.

    Several factors may be fueling the trend, including declining infant death rates, racial disparities in access to good care during pr...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Maternal & Fetal Medicine:

    THURSDAY, July 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Stillbirths have eclipsed infant deaths for the first time in the United States, a new government report shows.

    Several factors may be fueling the trend, including declining infant death rates, racial disparities in access to good care during pr...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Radiology:

    WEDNESDAY, July 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Some women who have surgery for early stage breast cancer may benefit from additional radiation to nearby lymph nodes, two new clinical trials suggest.

    Researchers found that the extra radiation cut women's risk of a breast cancer recurrence ov...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Radiology:

    WEDNESDAY, July 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Some women who have surgery for early stage breast cancer may benefit from additional radiation to nearby lymph nodes, two new clinical trials suggest.

    Researchers found that the extra radiation cut women's risk of a breast cancer recurrence ov...Full Article

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

    WEDNESDAY, July 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Less than half of U.S. teenagers aged 15 to 19 are having sex, a rate dramatically lower than it was a quarter-century ago, a new federal government report shows.

    Only 44 percent of girls and 47 percent of boys between the ages of 15 and 19 ha...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Mental Health Nursing:

    TUESDAY, July 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Older women are much more likely than men to suffer brain dysfunction after surgery with general anesthesia, a new study finds.

    Researchers who analyzed data from hundreds of older adults in the United States found faster declines in mental funct...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Mental Health Nursing:

    TUESDAY, July 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Older women are much more likely than men to suffer brain dysfunction after surgery with general anesthesia, a new study finds.

    Researchers who analyzed data from hundreds of older adults in the United States found faster declines in mental funct...Full Article

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

    TUESDAY, July 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Women with mild thinking and memory problems -- known as mild cognitive impairment -- deteriorate twice as fast mentally as men with the same condition, according to new research.

    Mild cognitive impairment isn't severe enough to interfere with da...Full Article

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

    TUESDAY, July 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Women with mild thinking and memory problems -- known as mild cognitive impairment -- deteriorate twice as fast mentally as men with the same condition, according to new research.

    Mild cognitive impairment isn't severe enough to interfere with da...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about OBGYN (Obstetrics & Gynecology):

    TUESDAY, July 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A major change in Pap test guidelines introduced in 2009 may have had an unintended consequence: Some young women are missing out on screening for chlamydia -- a common sexually transmitted disease that can cause infertility if left untreated.

    Th...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Caregiving:

    FRIDAY, July 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Involved parenting by the father of an autistic child improves the mother's mental health, a new study finds.

    Researchers looked at the families of 50 children with autism. They found that when fathers took an active role in parenting during infan...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Caregiving:

    FRIDAY, July 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Involved parenting by the father of an autistic child improves the mother's mental health, a new study finds.

    Researchers looked at the families of 50 children with autism. They found that when fathers took an active role in parenting during infan...Full Article

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

    THURSDAY, July 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Your doctor, nurse or other health care worker may be biased when it comes to the sexual orientation of patients, a new study suggests.

    Researchers surveyed more than 200,000 health care providers in the United States about their attitudes towar...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Fitness:

    THURSDAY, July 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Older women who fit more minutes of heart-pumping exercise into their week will lose more body fat, a new study shows.

    Canadian researchers found that postmenopausal women who got five hours of moderate-to-vigorous aerobic exercise every week --...Full Article

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

    THURSDAY, July 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- While overall smoking rates are falling in the United States, a new study points to one exception: Young women who often opt for "very light" smoking.

    The study defined a very light habit as smoking five or fewer cigarettes a day.

    For th...Full Article