Michele Borba

Bio

Michele Borba, EdD, is an educational psychologist and parenting and child expert who is recognized for her practical, solution-based strategies to build strong families and strengthen children’s behavior and character. Dr. Borba has spoken to over one million parents and teachers worldwide on ways to reduce youth bullying and violence and boost moral development. She is an award-winning author who has written 22 books including her latest release, The Big Book of Parenting Solutions: 101 Answers to Your Everyday Challenges and Wildest Worries. She serves as a spokesperson to numerous Fortune 500 companies and regularly appears on many television shows, including Today, The View, CNN and Dr. Phil. Education • Doctorate in Educational Psychology and Counseling; University of San Francisco • Masters in Learning Disabilities; Santa Clara University • Life Teaching Credential; San Jose State University • BA in History/Psychology; University of Santa Clara Credentials •National Educator Award •Advisory Board Parents •Advisory Board CosmoGirl •Consultant for the Center Resource Group for the U.S. Department of Education •Outstanding Contribution to Educational Profession

Specialties:

  • psychology

Affiliation:

  • SharecareNow, powered by WCG

Location:

  • city, AK

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Preventive Medicine:

    MONDAY, June 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Guns are owned by nearly one in three Americans. And many of those people are part of a "social gun culture" that includes hunters and gun club members, a new survey finds.

    "We were not surprised by the degree of gun own...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatrics:

    MONDAY, June 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- More than one-third of U.S. children and teens have been physically assaulted -- mostly by siblings and peers -- in the past year, a new study finds.

    And one in 20 kids has been physically abused by a parent or another caregiver in the same time p...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Psychology:

    MONDAY, June 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Young Americans are more accepting of working mothers than previous generations were, a new study finds.

    Researchers say the views of millennials -- those born roughly between 1980 and 2000 -- reflect growing gender equ...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Psychiatry:

    FRIDAY, June 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- There is no evidence that having same-sex parents harms children in any way, a new comprehensive review finds.

    The well-being of children of same-sex couples was an issue the U.S. Supreme Court addressed in its landmark 5-4 ruling on Friday that u...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Psychology:

    THURSDAY, June 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Small talk can help men get better business deals, but the same may not be true for women, a new study says.

    Among men, small talk before negotiations creates social bonds and increases the chances of good results, the researchers found.

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Psychology:

    THURSDAY, June 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- New research suggests that having a female boss doesn't necessarily translate into higher wages for working women.

    A study from the University of California, Berkley found that working under a female manager may actually lower women's salaries.<...Full Article

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    FRIDAY, June 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Supreme Court's historic decision on Friday now guarantees the right to marriage for same-sex couples across the nation.

    In a close 5 to 4 vote, the judges upheld the legality of gay and lesbian couples to marry -- something that 36 state...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    FRIDAY, June 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Psychotherapy can help some people avoid the disruptive behaviors linked to obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), and a new study suggests that brain scans can help spot those patients for whom the therapy will be most effective.

    The treatment is ...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Addiction Medicine:

    THURSDAY, June 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- As the number of smokers in the United States dwindles, those who still light up are becoming less attached to the habit and more likely to try quitting, a new study has found.

    These findings run counter to the theory of "hardening," which has h...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Psychology:

    THURSDAY, June 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- With the U.S. Supreme Court poised to rule on whether same-sex marriage is a national right, many social scientists say an affirmative ruling in the landmark case would also deliver psychological dividends to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Geriatric Medicine:

    WEDNESDAY, June 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Mistakes made on memory and thinking tests may be early warning signs of Alzheimer's disease, researchers report.

    Low scores on such tests could serve as a "red flag" for the progressive brain disease up to 18 years before it can be diagnosed, ...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Geriatric Medicine:

    WEDNESDAY, June 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Mistakes made on memory and thinking tests may be early warning signs of Alzheimer's disease, researchers report.

    Low scores on such tests could serve as a "red flag" for the progressive brain disease up to 18 years before it can be diagnosed, ...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Infectious Disease:

    WEDNESDAY, June 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The Ebola epidemic in West Africa appears to have led to an increase in malaria deaths last year, a new study finds.

    Research in Guinea, one of the countries hardest hit by the Ebola epidemic, indicates an extra 74,000 cases of malaria went unt...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Endocrinology Diabetes & Metabolism:

    TUESDAY, June 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The order in which obese people with type 2 diabetes eat their food can affect their blood sugar levels, a small study suggests.

    The new research found that having protein and vegetables before carbohydrates was linked to lower blood sugar and i...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Public Health & General Preventive Medicine:

    TUESDAY, June 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Medical marijuana can be useful in treating chronic pain, but may be less effective for other conditions, a new analysis reveals.

    A review of nearly 80 clinical trials involving medical marijuana or marijuana-derived drugs revealed moderately str...Full Article