Ruth White, MPH

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  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Social Work:

    THURSDAY, July 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Adults with dyslexia are more likely to report that they were physically abused as children or teenagers than people who don't have the learning disorder, according to a new study.

    Dyslexia, which affects up to 10 percent of people, causes prob...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Psychology:

    FRIDAY, May 9, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- People with psychiatric disorders are less likely to commit violent crimes if they are taking antipsychotic or mood-stabilizing drugs, a new study suggests.

    Researchers analyzed data from more than 80,000 men and women in Sweden who were prescribed...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pulmonary & Respiratory Medicine:

    WEDNESDAY, May 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- E-cigarettes may not be as harmless as they initially seemed. New research suggests that e-cigarette vapor produces tiny particles that users suck deep into their lungs, potentially causing or worsening respiratory diseases.

    The particles are of ...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Psychiatry:

    WEDNESDAY, March 26, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A smartphone application, or "app," designed to tackle addiction has helped recovering alcoholics stay sober or reduce their risky drinking, a new clinical trial reports.

    Participants using the A-CHESS app were 65 percent more likely to abstai...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Social Work:

    WEDNESDAY, March 12, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Fathers returning home after military service can have difficulty reconnecting with their young children, a small new study suggests.

    It included 14 American fathers who were returning from combat deployment and had children aged 6 and younger...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatrics:

    MONDAY, March 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Children and teens involved in bullying -- victims and perpetrators alike -- are more likely to think about suicide or attempt it. And cyber bullying appears more strongly linked to suicidal thoughts than other forms of bullying, a new research review fi

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

    WEDNESDAY, Feb. 26, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The stigma often associated with mental illness prevents many people from getting the care they need, new research shows.

    Although one in four people has some form of mental health disorder, the study found that in Europe and the United States,...Full Article

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

    TUESDAY, Feb. 11 (HealthDay News) -- As deaths from heroin and prescription painkillers mount across the United States, government officials are searching for ways to stem the toll of addiction.

    The death last week of Oscar-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, 46, in New York City from a...Full Article

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

    TUESDAY, Feb. 11 (HealthDay News) -- As deaths from heroin and prescription painkillers mount across the United States, government officials are searching for ways to stem the toll of addiction.

    The death last week of Oscar-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, 46, in New York City from a...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Psychiatry:

    MONDAY, Feb. 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Teenage girls diagnosed with major mental illness are much more likely to give birth, according to a new study from Canada, suggesting such girls should become a special target for anti-pregnancy efforts, the researchers say.

    The investigators al...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Psychiatry:

    FRIDAY, Feb. 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Many people with bipolar disorder take multiple medications to manage the symptoms, which can be extremely challenging, a new study reveals.

    Researchers looked at 230 patients with bipolar disorder who were admitted to a Rhode Island psychiatric ho...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Psychiatry:

    FRIDAY, Feb. 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Many people with bipolar disorder take multiple medications to manage the symptoms, which can be extremely challenging, a new study reveals.

    Researchers looked at 230 patients with bipolar disorder who were admitted to a Rhode Island psychiatric ho...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Psychiatry:

    FRIDAY, Feb. 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Many people with bipolar disorder take multiple medications to manage the symptoms, which can be extremely challenging, a new study reveals.

    Researchers looked at 230 patients with bipolar disorder who were admitted to a Rhode Island psychiatric ho...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Psychiatry:

    FRIDAY, Feb. 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Many people with bipolar disorder take multiple medications to manage the symptoms, which can be extremely challenging, a new study reveals.

    Researchers looked at 230 patients with bipolar disorder who were admitted to a Rhode Island psychiatric ho...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Psychiatry:

    FRIDAY, Feb. 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Many people with bipolar disorder take multiple medications to manage the symptoms, which can be extremely challenging, a new study reveals.

    Researchers looked at 230 patients with bipolar disorder who were admitted to a Rhode Island psychiatric ho...Full Article