Dr. Tanya Remer Altmann, MD

Bio

A leading medical authority for the popular press and entertainment industry, Sharecare Editorial Advisory Board member Dr. Tanya Remer Altmann is a best-selling author, parenting expert and media spokesperson. A working mother and UCLA-trained pediatrician who practices in Southern California, Dr. Tanya is a designated spokesperson for the American Academy of Pediatrics, communicating complicated medical issues into easily understood concepts. Education: • MD: Sackler School of Medicine • BA: Claremont McKenna College Residency and Internship • UCLA Board Positions: • National Association of Medical Communicators • American Academy of Pediatrics’ Committee on Communications and Media

Specialties:

  • pediatrics

Affiliation:

  • Community Pediatric Medical Group, Westlake Village, CA

Location:

  • Calabasas, CA

Activity

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Neonatal - Perinatal Medicine:

    FRIDAY, March 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Doctors in the United States are seeing more infants born addicted to narcotic painkillers -- a problem highlighted by a new Florida-based report.

    These infants experience what's called neonatal abstinence syndrome as they undergo withdrawal from ...Full Article

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

    THURSDAY, March 5, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Night-to-night changes in the amount of sleep teens get may affect how much they eat, a new study suggests.

    The research included 342 teens, average age 17, who slept an average of 7 hours a night. But after nights when they slept an hour less o...Full Article

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

    THURSDAY, March 5, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Minorities may be more prone than whites to gaining weight during childhood, which puts them at greater risk for becoming overweight or obese adults, new research says.

    In the study, blacks, Hispanics and American Indians were more likely to sur...Full Article

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

    THURSDAY, March 5, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Doctors and parents should be aware of the increased use of hanging as a means of teen suicide and take preventive measures, U.S. health officials say.

    Among 10- to 24-year-olds, suicide rates by hanging increased, on average, 6.7 percent for f...Full Article

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

    WEDNESDAY, March 4, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Children in southern California may be breathing easier these days compared with the 1990s, thanks to a big reduction in air pollution, a new study suggests.

    Researchers found that as air quality improved in five Los Angeles-area communities ov...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatrics:

    WEDNESDAY, March 4, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Although they may just be learning how to say the word coffee, about one in seven 2-year-olds in Boston drinks the caffeinated beverage, a new study finds.

    Researchers analyzed information from 315 mothers and their babies. They discovered that...Full Article

  • Tanya Remer Altmann, MD - Calabasas, CA - Pediatrics
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    “.@DrDarria @YourRadioMD @SharecareNow Thx! Looking forward to next segment. What topic would listeners like to hear about?”

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatrics:

    TUESDAY, March 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Friends play a major role in youngsters' levels of physical activity, new research indicates.

    "Clinically, much of the focus on increasing physical activity involves engaging the family and encouraging the patient to be more active, but this stud...Full Article

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

    TUESDAY, March 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- About 7 percent of children worldwide have attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), new research concludes.

    This estimate -- which differs significantly from other recent appraisals -- is based on data from 175 prior studies conducted ove...Full Article

  • Tanya Remer Altmann, MD - Calabasas, CA - Pediatrics
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    “And more important than weight is what a family is eating. Even skinny kids can be unhealthy #LTKH”

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  • Tanya Remer Altmann, MD - Calabasas, CA - Pediatrics
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    “Depends what is meant by word diet? Kids need a healthy diet of fruit, veggies, lean protein, dairy and whole greens. #LTKH”

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  • Tanya Remer Altmann, MD - Calabasas, CA - Pediatrics
    Tune in to #SharecareRadio on www.RadioMd.com as I join Dr. Darria to discuss more on introducing peanut products to infants.

    RadioMD.com is a “talking” health information source. We provide vital health and wellness content in spoken word form. Produced in a talk radio, easy to listen to conversational style, our shows feature top guests and experts in the world of health and medicine to help you understand every day health issues as well as complex medical conditions. Our focus is on staying healthy - staying strong - living a more happy and healthful life to be and feel your best.

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

    TUESDAY, March 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Guidelines for helping U.S. high school athletes with mental health problems are outlined in a new policy statement from the National Athletic Trainers' Association.

    The types, severity and percentages of mental illnesses are growing in young adu...Full Article

  • Tanya Remer Altmann, MD - Calabasas, CA - Pediatrics
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Preventive Medicine:

    MONDAY, March 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Many American teens -- both boys and girls -- fall prey to physical and sexual abuse while dating, a new survey finds.

    Among teens who said they dated, one in five girls and one in 10 boys said they'd been abused at least once during the past year...Full Article