Stephanie Adams

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  • TherapyLiveCare, MDLiveCare

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

    WEDNESDAY, Feb. 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Consuming super-sized, flavored alcoholic beverages greatly increases underage drinkers' risk of injury, a new study finds.

    "These findings raise important concerns about the popularity and use of [flavored alcohol beverages] among youth," wrot...Full Article

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

    THURSDAY, Feb. 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- One-quarter of homeless children in the United States require mental health services -- far more than kids in the general population, a new study shows.

    North Carolina State University researchers examined data on 328 children, aged 2 months to ...Full Article

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

    TUESDAY, Feb. 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Long-term use of methamphetamine causes more brain damage in teens than adults, a new study finds.

    Researchers conducted MRI brain scans of 51 teen and 54 adult chronic methamphetamine abusers. They compared those scans to those of 60 teens and 6...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Maternal & Fetal Medicine:

    WEDNESDAY, Feb. 11, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- There was a 15-fold increase in the number of newborns experiencing opioid withdrawal in the Canadian province of Ontario between 1992 and 2011, researchers report.

    Opioids, such as OxyContin, are powerful narcotic painkillers that carry a high...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatrics:

    MONDAY, Feb. 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- American children and teens who smoke may also use a variety of other nicotine delivery systems, including e-cigarettes, cigars, smokeless tobacco, hookahs and pipes, a new study finds.

    "We are concerned about this because of the potential for incr...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatrics:

    MONDAY, Jan. 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Marijuana shouldn't be legalized because of the potential harm it can cause children and teens, the American Academy of Pediatrics says.

    However, the group's updated policy statement does support the compassionate use of...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatrics:

    MONDAY, Jan. 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new study finds a link between the number of TV ads for alcohol a teen views, and their odds for problem drinking.

    Higher "familiarity" with booze ads "was associated with the subsequent onset of drinking across a range of outcomes of varying se...Full Article

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

    FRIDAY, Jan. 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Lack of sleep raises teens' risk of alcohol and drug problems, a new study suggests.

    Researchers analyzed data from more than 6,500 American teens that was collected in three separate waves: 1994-95, 1996 and 2001-02.

    The findings appear i...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Epidemiology:

    THURSDAY, Jan. 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Half of young drivers who died in crashes in nine states were under the influence of alcohol, marijuana or both at the time of the accident, a new study finds.

    Researchers examined the deaths of nearly 7,200 drivers, aged 16-25, in crashes that ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Psychiatry:

    TUESDAY, Dec. 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- When a parent has a history of attempting suicide, the odds of a suicide attempt in their child rises fivefold, compared to the offspring of people without such histories, a new study finds.

    Reporting in the Dec. 30 online edition of JAMA Psyc...Full Article

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

    WEDNESDAY, Dec. 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Teens are more likely to start smoking or drinking with each additional symptom they have of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) or conduct disorder, new research suggests.

    "Our findings underscore the need to counsel families abou...Full Article

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

    WEDNESDAY, Dec. 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Restricting the number of locations where alcohol can be sold in a community may help reduce domestic violence, researchers say.

    The team at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reviewed 16 studies that examined the link b...Full Article

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

    MONDAY, Dec. 8, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Nine out of 10 primary care doctors in the United States are concerned about prescription drug abuse in their communities, a new study finds.

    And, nearly half of the physicians surveyed said they were less likely to prescribe powerful painkillers ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatrics:

    FRIDAY, Dec. 5, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Teens who get a summer job are much less likely to commit violent crime, a new study has found.

    What's more, the teens are also more apt to stay out of trouble many months after the work season has ended, according to the researchers.

    Resea...Full Article

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

    FRIDAY, Nov. 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Close friends have more influence on teens' alcohol use than their general peer group does, a new study says.

    "We've known for a long time that friends and peers have an influence on individual alcohol use, but there are no common studies that di...Full Article