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Specialties:

  • psychiatry

Affiliation:

  • SharecareNow, powered by WCG

Location:

  • Auburn, AL

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

    FRIDAY, April 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Teen boys who have been a victim of sexual assault are likelier to attempt suicide, a new study says.

    University at Buffalo researchers analyzed data from more than 31,000 American teens, aged 14 to 18, who took part in surveys in 2009 and 2011.<...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    FRIDAY, April 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- It's long been known that people with Down syndrome are at higher risk for Alzheimer's disease.

    Now, research suggests that changes in the brains of people with Down syndrome, as seen on brain scans, might help lead to promising treatments that c...Full Article

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

    THURSDAY, April 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- While some proponents of "vaping" claim that smokers who try e-cigarettes may use them as a bridge to quitting smoking, a new study finds that the opposite may true.

    The study, published April 16 in the American Journal of Public Health...Full Article

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

    THURSDAY, April 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- E-cigarettes are booming among U.S. teens, with nearly 2.5 million middle and high school students now choosing to "vape" rather than smoke traditional cigarettes or indulge in other forms of tobacco, federal health officials reported Thursday.

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  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Psychiatry:

    THURSDAY, April 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- When humans and their four-legged, furry best friends look into one another's eyes, there is biological evidence that their bond strengthens, researchers report.

    Oxytocin -- the same hormone responsible for helping mothers bond to their infant...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    WEDNESDAY, April 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Heavy snorers and people with sleep apnea may be more likely to develop memory and thinking problems at younger ages than their well-rested peers, a new study suggests.

    The good news from the study is that treating sleep apnea with a continu...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Psychiatry:

    WEDNESDAY, April 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Depression and diabetes are each hard on the brain, and having both conditions may significantly raise the risk of dementia, according to new research.

    "What this argues for is, we need to do a better job of both identifying diabetes and depre...Full Article

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

    WEDNESDAY, April 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Children who are tuned in to what others want, think and feel are more popular in school than those who aren't as good at understanding others, a new review indicates.

    "Our study suggests that understanding others' mental perspectives may faci...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Psychology:

    WEDNESDAY, April 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Many college students send or receive text messages more than 100 times each day and at the most inappropriate times and places, a new study finds.

    How inappropriate? According to a poll involving more than 150 college-age students, many admit...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Age Management Medicine:

    TUESDAY, April 14, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- There are things people can do to preserve their brain function as they age, a report released Tuesday from the Institute of Medicine (IOM) suggests.

    "Changes in mental functions and capabilities are a part of aging and occur with everyone," rep...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    MONDAY, April 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A liquid form of medical marijuana may help people with severe epilepsy that does not respond to other treatments, according to a new report.

    The study included 213 child and adult patients with 12 different types of severe epilepsy. Some of them...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatrics:

    MONDAY, April 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A report of child abuse is made every 10 seconds in the United States, and more than 1,600 children die each year from abuse or neglect, an expert says.

    Child abuse survivors can suffer long-term physical, emotional and...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Psychiatry:

    FRIDAY, April 10, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Service members who have to deal with trouble at home when they're deployed may be at increased risk of suicidal thoughts, a study of U.S. veterans suggests.

    In a survey of more than 1,000 Iraq and Afghanistan vets, researchers found that about 1...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    WEDNESDAY, April 8, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Adults who pursue artistic, craft and social activities may stay mentally sharp longer, a new study suggests.

    Researchers found that older adults involved in these activities or those who used a computer later in life were about half as likel...Full Article

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

    WEDNESDAY, April 8, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Black women are much less likely to report suffering from depression than white women are, a new study suggests.

    Researchers culled responses from more than 1,400 black women and more than 340 white women who took part in a national survey, and...Full Article