Dr. Kristin Lynch, MD

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  • Intermountain Healthcare

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

    THURSDAY, April 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- According to the World Health Organization, about 584,000 people, mostly in Africa, die from mosquito-borne malaria each year.

    Most of those victims are children, but the success of a new malaria vaccine in late-stage trials could offer real ho...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiology:

    FRIDAY, April 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Children who suffer abuse or neglect are at increased risk for high blood pressure when they're adults, new research suggests.

    The study included nearly 400 white and black students in the Richmond County public school system in Georgia whose blo...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatrics:

    FRIDAY, April 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Using car seats, swings, bouncers and other carrying devices as sleeping places for infants puts them at risk for injury or death, a new study warns.

    "Many parents use sitting or carrying devices, not realizing that there are hazards when they do...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatrics:

    WEDNESDAY, April 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Most Americans believe that adults should be allowed to use medical marijuana, but far fewer think it's appropriate for children, a new survey finds.

    Nearly two-thirds of respondents said their state should allow medical marijuana for adults. ...Full Article

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

    TUESDAY, April 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Training programs for parents can help improve the behavior of children with autism, a new study suggests.

    After six months of either parent training or parent education, the children's behavior improved for parents in both groups, but the bene...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatrics:

    TUESDAY, April 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Yet another study finds no evidence that the measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine raises the risk of autism -- even among children who are at increased genetic risk.

    Experts said the findings, reported in the April 21 issue of the Journal of ...Full Article

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

    TUESDAY, April 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- In a small, preliminary study, high-dose insulin capsules safely induced what appears to be a protective immune response in children at high risk of developing type 1 diabetes.

    If these findings hold true in larger studies done over longer per...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Endocrinology/diabetes/metabolism:

    TUESDAY, April 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A growing number of American children and teens with type 1 diabetes are experiencing a life-threatening complication at the time of their diagnosis, a new study finds.

    Researchers say a lack of insurance may mean some children are getting diagn...Full Article

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

    TUESDAY, April 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) need to squirm to learn, a small study suggests.

    Constantly shifting in their desks, tapping their feet, swinging their legs and other fidgety behaviors play a crucial role in helping...Full Article

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

    TUESDAY, April 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- New research finds that young women who get the HPV vaccine gain significant protection against infection in three parts of the body if they haven't already been exposed to the human papillomavirus.

    "HPV is a local infection that can separately ...Full Article

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

    TUESDAY, April 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Babies feel pain in much the same way as adults, says a new study that challenges some experts' beliefs that babies don't feel pain.

    Some people have argued that babies' brains aren't developed enough for them to really "feel" pain, said study l...Full Article

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

    MONDAY, April 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Pets can transfer infections to humans, especially young children, seniors, pregnant women and those with weakened immune systems, experts report.

    Pet owners and health care providers need to be aware of this risk and t...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatrics:

    MONDAY, April 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Children who have trouble swallowing needed pills aren't out of luck, according to a new study. At least five different strategies may help them swallow pills and capsules more easily, researchers found.

    "Pill swallowing difficulty is not an unco...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Neonatal Nursing:

    MONDAY, April 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Antibiotics appear to be overused in many neonatal intensive care units, new research suggests.

    Just how overused these medications were varied widely, the study authors found. Some neonatal intensive care units (NICUs) gave antibiotics to newbor...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatrics:

    FRIDAY, April 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Women with grandchildren are more likely to retire early, according to a new study.

    Researchers looked at more than 47,000 retirement-age women in the United States. They found that those with grandchildren were 9 percent more likely to retire ea...Full Article