Bio

Specialties:

  • Pediatric Nursing

Affiliation:

  • Sigma Theta Tau International

Activity

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

    MONDAY, July 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- New mothers get conflicting advice from medical professionals, family members and the media when it comes to key parenting topics, a recent study found.

    And that advice often goes against American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommendations for br...Full Article

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

    MONDAY, July 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- New mothers get conflicting advice from medical professionals, family members and the media when it comes to key parenting topics, a recent study found.

    And that advice often goes against American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommendations for br...Full Article

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

    MONDAY, July 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new report finds that more babies are being treated in neonatal intensive care units at many U.S. hospitals, and the infants are bigger and less premature.

    While they don't know for sure, researchers suggest this is a potential sign that these e...Full Article

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

    MONDAY, July 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new report finds that more babies are being treated in neonatal intensive care units at many U.S. hospitals, and the infants are bigger and less premature.

    While they don't know for sure, researchers suggest this is a potential sign that these e...Full Article

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

    MONDAY, July 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Teenagers who use electronic cigarettes may be more likely to smoke the real thing, new research suggests.

    The study, which included almost 2,100 California high school students, found that one-quarter had ever "vaped" (tried e-cigarettes). Ten pe...Full Article

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

    MONDAY, July 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Many young cancer patients -- especially females -- have limited awareness about options to preserve their fertility, a new study shows.

    Cancer and cancer treatments may leave some people infertile, making it important f...Full Article

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

    FRIDAY, July 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Teens who have legal permission to use medical marijuana are 10 times more likely to say they're addicted than those who get the drug illegally, a new study shows.

    University of Michigan researchers looked at nearly 4,400 high school seniors, incl...Full Article

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

    FRIDAY, July 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Teens who have legal permission to use medical marijuana are 10 times more likely to say they're addicted than those who get the drug illegally, a new study shows.

    University of Michigan researchers looked at nearly 4,400 high school seniors, incl...Full Article

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

    FRIDAY, July 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Music training improves teens' hearing and language skills, a new study says.

    The findings suggest that music instruction can help teens do better in school, according to Northwestern University researchers.

    "While music programs are often...Full Article

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

    FRIDAY, July 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Music training improves teens' hearing and language skills, a new study says.

    The findings suggest that music instruction can help teens do better in school, according to Northwestern University researchers.

    "While music programs are often...Full Article

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

    FRIDAY, July 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers have developed a genetic test to quickly detect a respiratory virus that sickened a record number of American children last year.

    More than 1,000 confirmed cases and 14 reported deaths nationwide were reported in the outbreak of entero...Full Article

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

    FRIDAY, July 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers have developed a genetic test to quickly detect a respiratory virus that sickened a record number of American children last year.

    More than 1,000 confirmed cases and 14 reported deaths nationwide were reported in the outbreak of entero...Full Article

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

    THURSDAY, July 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. health officials on Thursday revisited the first reported marijuana-linked death in Colorado since voters there legalized recreational use of the drug in 2012.

    A young man leapt to his death last year after consuming an entire pot-laced c...Full Article

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

    THURSDAY, July 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. health officials on Thursday revisited the first reported marijuana-linked death in Colorado since voters there legalized recreational use of the drug in 2012.

    A young man leapt to his death last year after consuming an entire pot-laced c...Full Article

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

    WEDNESDAY, July 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Low levels of a certain hormone may play a role in the social difficulties that children with autism spectrum disorders experience, new research suggests.

    Vasopressin, a hormone that helps regulate blood pressure, may play a role in social beha...Full Article