Dr. Philip J. Landrigan, MD

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Affiliation:

  • The Mount Sinai Health System, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Location:

  • Mount Sinai Doctors Faculty Practice
  • 17 East 102 Street
  • New York, NY
  • 212-824-7018
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  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Mental Health:

    WEDNESDAY, Feb. 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are more than twice as likely to die prematurely as those without the common disorder, a new study finds.

    The risk is small, but it's a clear indication that the disorder is a serious ...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatrics:

    THURSDAY, Feb. 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Having good full-service supermarkets in poor neighborhoods doesn't mean children will have healthier diets, a new study suggests.

    "Low-income and ethnic minority neighborhoods are underserved by supermarkets relative to their higher-income coun...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Public Health:

    WEDNESDAY, Feb. 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Consuming super-sized, flavored alcoholic beverages greatly increases underage drinkers' risk of injury, a new study finds.

    "These findings raise important concerns about the popularity and use of [flavored alcohol beverages] among youth," wrot...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Infectious Disease:

    TUESDAY, Feb. 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- In a sign that the measles outbreak that began at two Disneyland theme parks in California last December may be easing, California health officials reported Monday no new cases since their last update on Friday.

    The total number of measles cases ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatric Allergy & Immunology:

    MONDAY, Feb. 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Giving peanut products to infants at high risk for peanut allergy may reduce the risk of developing the allergy by 80 percent, a new study suggests.

    For years, the conventional wisdom was to avoid giving peanuts to infants who were at risk for de...Full Article

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

    MONDAY, Feb. 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The number of people infected with measles has increased slightly to 154 patients in 17 states and the District of Columbia, U.S. health officials reported Monday.

    Last week, the number of cases was 141, officials said.

    The outbreak began ...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatric Allergy & Immunology:

    MONDAY, Feb. 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Toddlers and preschoolers with cat and dust mite allergies may face an increased risk for asthma later in childhood, a preliminary study suggests.

    The research included almost 500 children from Cincinnati. The youngsters...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatrics:

    MONDAY, Feb. 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A centralized statewide reminder system for immunizations may be a more reliable way to increase overall vaccination rates than reminders from the doctor's office, new research suggests.

    Efforts to get primary care physi...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatrics:

    MONDAY, Feb. 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The water used to mix baby formula plays the biggest role in whether formula-fed babies are exposed to increased levels of arsenic, according to a new study.

    Families that use well water instead of municipal water may need to check it for arsenic ...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatric Allergy & Immunology:

    MONDAY, Feb. 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Hand washing dishes instead of using a machine to wash dishes may reduce children's risk of developing allergic conditions, such as asthma or eczema, according to a new study.

    These findings are the latest to lend support to the "hygiene hypothesi...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatrics:

    MONDAY, Feb. 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Cutting junk food from kids' diets is important, but if a little sugar and fat helps them eat their veggies, that's a good trade-off, a leading group of pediatricians says.

    New recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics emphasize the ...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatric Allergy & Immunology:

    SUNDAY, Feb. 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Exposing young children with peanut allergies to small amounts of the legumes shows promise as a treatment, researchers report.

    Known as oral immunotherapy, the idea behind the therapy is to slowly increase tolerance to ...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatric Allergy & Immunology:

    SATURDAY, Feb. 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Numerous factors influence the makeup of bacteria in the digestive system, which then alters the immune system and changes susceptibility to allergies, researchers report.

    The team at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit conducted six studies of gut ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Audiology:

    FRIDAY, Feb. 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Ears have a natural mechanism to help protect them against extremely loud and damaging noises, new research suggests.

    Researchers pinpointed a connection from a part of the ear known as the cochlea to the brain that warns of intense incoming noise...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Occupational Therapy:

    FRIDAY, Feb. 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new study estimates the prevalence of two types of muscular dystrophy that strike mostly boys.

    A team led by researchers from the University of Iowa found that about one in 5,000 boys between the ages of 5 and 9 have e...Full Article