Fredrick Wade

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Affiliation:

  • Weyland Consultation Services 2930 Camino Diablo, Ste. 110 Walnut Creek, CA 94597

Location:

  • Walnut Creek, CA

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

    MONDAY, June 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Although banned in 2009 by the U.S. Food Administration, flavored cigarettes are still popular and available online, a new study finds.

    Researchers from the University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine monit...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    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

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

    WEDNESDAY, June 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Smoking around your toddler may be just as harmful to your child as smoking during pregnancy, new research suggests.

    By age 10, children exposed to secondhand smoke as toddlers tended to have wider waists and a higher body mass index (a calcula...Full Article

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

    WEDNESDAY, June 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Smoking around your toddler may be just as harmful to your child as smoking during pregnancy, new research suggests.

    By age 10, children exposed to secondhand smoke as toddlers tended to have wider waists and a higher body mass index (a calcula...Full Article

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

    WEDNESDAY, June 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Virtual reality therapy may help alcoholics battle their addiction, a small study from South Korea suggests.

    Researchers recruited 12 people being treated for alcoholism for the study. The volunteers went through a week-long detoxification prog...Full Article

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

    TUESDAY, June 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Although fewer American children are smoking cigarettes, the use of controversial e-cigarettes has more than doubled in just three years, a federal survey reports.

    It's something of a good news/bad news situation, Catherine Corey, an epidemiologi...Full Article

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

    TUESDAY, June 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Teens may have a firm grasp on the dangers of smoking cigarettes, but they appear less clear about how using marijuana or electronic cigarettes might harm their health, new research suggests.

    "The most striking finding from this study was how lit...Full Article

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

    MONDAY, June 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Millions of long-term smokers may have undiagnosed lung disease, a new study finds.

    Fifty-five percent of those who pass lung function tests still have a respiratory impairment, researchers report.

    But, using advanced imaging techniques al...Full Article

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

    MONDAY, June 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Millions of long-term smokers may have undiagnosed lung disease, a new study finds.

    Fifty-five percent of those who pass lung function tests still have a respiratory impairment, researchers report.

    But, using advanced imaging techniques al...Full Article

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

    THURSDAY, June 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Friends and family members have saved the lives of tens of thousands of narcotic drug users from overdoses by using emergency injection kits containing naloxone (Narcan) -- a medication that can potentially reverse the effects of some narcotic drugs, a

    ...Full Article
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatric Pulmonology:

    THURSDAY, June 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- In nearly 40 percent of U.S. homes with parents who smoke, those parents don't have smoke-free rules in place for their kids, a new study finds.

    Having a smoke-free home -- where all smoking is done outside -- shields children from exposure to ...Full Article

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

    TUESDAY, June 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- When states legalize medical marijuana, this does not lead to greater use of the drug by teens, a new study suggests.

    The findings are published June 15 in The Lancet Psychiatry.

    "Our findings provide the strongest evidence to dat...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    MONDAY, June 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- About half of U.S. deaths caused by certain cancers -- including lung, colon and pancreatic tumors -- can be attributed to smoking, a new American Cancer Society study estimates.

    In 2011, nearly half of the almost 346,000 deaths from 12 cancers in...Full Article

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

    MONDAY, June 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Most Americans support banning powdered alcohol because of its potential misuse by teens, a new survey finds.

    Powdered alcohol was approved in March by U.S. regulators but some states have already banned it, the poll's authors said.

    The pr...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatrics:

    MONDAY, June 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A potentially hazardous form of marijuana use called "dabbing" is growing in popularity across the United States, researchers warn.

    In dabbing, users inhale through a water pipe the vapor from "dabs" of waxy or solid marijuana concentrate. A piece...Full Article