Sheri Van Dijk

Bio

Specialties:

Affiliation:

  • Southlake Regional Health Centre

Location:

  • Churchill, CA

Activity

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    TUESDAY, July 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Stroke victims often experience an immediate deterioration in their ability to think and reason. But a new study shows that a stroke also can have a more insidious, long-term effect on your mental processes.

    People who suffer a stroke are more lik...Full Article

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

    TUESDAY, July 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new study looks at which patients prescribed a short course of narcotic painkillers may be most prone to long-term abuse.

    The study finds -- perhaps not surprisingly -- that people with prior histories of drug abuse, or current or former smokers...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Psychology:

    MONDAY, July 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The best-looking guys usually land the prettiest girls, but knowing people before dating them might help level the romantic playing field.

    Some people appear more attractive to a potential mate over time, perhaps because their inner qualities have ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Psychiatry:

    MONDAY, July 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- High levels of the hormone testosterone and the fight-or-flight stress hormone cortisol may prompt financial traders to make risky investment choices, researchers say.

    The finding stems from a pair of simulations conducted in a laboratory setting.<...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Child & Adolescent Psychiatry:

    MONDAY, July 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Children who grow up in poor neighborhoods face more obstacles in life, but new research suggests that having a best friend can help these kids succeed.

    "Research into promoting resilience in young people has concentrated...Full Article

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

    FRIDAY, July 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Experiencing a traumatic event during childhood may raise the risk for migraines as an adult, new Canadian research suggests.

    "We found the more types of violence the individual had been exposed to during their childhood, the greater the odds of mi...Full Article

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

    FRIDAY, July 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Experiencing a traumatic event during childhood may raise the risk for migraines as an adult, new Canadian research suggests.

    "We found the more types of violence the individual had been exposed to during their childhood, the greater the odds of mi...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Psychology:

    FRIDAY, July 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A study involving people who thought they were about to die in a plane crash reveals new clues to the long-term impact that traumatic events have on the brain.

    In August of 2001, passengers on Air Transat flight 236 were ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Psychology:

    FRIDAY, July 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A study involving people who thought they were about to die in a plane crash reveals new clues to the long-term impact that traumatic events have on the brain.

    In August of 2001, passengers on Air Transat flight 236 were ...Full Article

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

    THURSDAY, July 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Children with autism spectrum disorders appear to respond to stinky smells differently from children without autism, a new study found.

    The difference was pronounced enough that researchers could tell who had autism and who didn't about 80 perce...Full Article

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

    THURSDAY, July 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Children with autism spectrum disorders appear to respond to stinky smells differently from children without autism, a new study found.

    The difference was pronounced enough that researchers could tell who had autism and who didn't about 80 perce...Full Article

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

    THURSDAY, July 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Mass killings and school shootings in the United States may be "contagious," inspiring similar killing sprees, new research suggests.

    "The hallmark of contagion is observing patterns of many events that are bunched in time, rather than occurring...Full Article

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

    THURSDAY, July 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Mass killings and school shootings in the United States may be "contagious," inspiring similar killing sprees, new research suggests.

    "The hallmark of contagion is observing patterns of many events that are bunched in time, rather than occurring...Full Article

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

    THURSDAY, July 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Mass killings and school shootings in the United States may be "contagious," inspiring similar killing sprees, new research suggests.

    "The hallmark of contagion is observing patterns of many events that are bunched in time, rather than occurring...Full Article

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

    THURSDAY, July 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Mass killings and school shootings in the United States may be "contagious," inspiring similar killing sprees, new research suggests.

    "The hallmark of contagion is observing patterns of many events that are bunched in time, rather than occurring...Full Article