Brooke Randolph

Bio

Brooke Randolph is a licensed mental health counselor with a wide range of experience and expertise. As the Director of Adoption Preparation & Support Services at MLJ Adoptions, Inc., Brooke has specialized in the unique needs of those in the adoption triad. As the mental health contributor at DietsInReview.com, Brooke has focused on health, stress, and growth. She is also experienced in the treatment of trauma, depression, anxiety, grief, divorce, and effective parenting and co-parenting. It Brooke's goal to encourage, equip, and empower those who seek life improvement.

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  • Brooke-Randolph, LLC; MLJ Adoptions, Inc.; Diets In Review

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

    WEDNESDAY, April 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Spare the rod and spoil the child?

    Not so fast, suggests a new review that found spanking doesn't produce better behavior and may set up a child for psychological and learning problems later.

    "Spanking is not achieving parents' goals,...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Mental Health:

    WEDNESDAY, April 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Mindfulness therapy may help reduce the risk of repeated bouts of depression, researchers report.

    One expert not connected to the study explained the mindfulness approach.

    "Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy enhances awareness of thou...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Mental Health:

    FRIDAY, April 22, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Suicide rates in the United States rose 24 percent between 1999 and 2014, with young girls and middle-aged men accounting for the largest increases, federal health officials reported Friday.

    By 2014, the total suicide rate reached 13 per 100,00...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Family Medicine:

    THURSDAY, April 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- When parents believe their children are overweight -- regardless of whether they are or not -- those kids are likely to gain weight, a new study suggests.

    "Parental perceptions may be something of a self-fulfilling prophecy," said study co-auth...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Adolescent Medicine:

    WEDNESDAY, April 20, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Depressed teens who refuse antidepressants may benefit from counseling, a new study suggests.

    The study included more than 200 teens who were unwilling to take medication to treat their depression. The researchers found that those who tried ...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Family Medicine:

    TUESDAY, April 19, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Straight parents or same-sex parents -- what's the difference to kids' well-being?

    Nothing, as long as the parents have a stable relationship, new research finds.

    Matching 95 same-sex and 95 different-sex parent households, researchers f...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Addiction Psychiatry:

    FRIDAY, April 15, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Gamblers Anonymous helps people with gambling problems, and it's even more effective when used along with other treatments, researchers report.

    In a new review, investigators analyzed data from 17 studies published between 2002 and 2015 that exam...Full Article

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

    FRIDAY, April 15, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Depression and suicidal thoughts or attempts are common among youth who join gangs, and these problems get worse after they join, a new study suggests.

    The researchers analyzed data from more than 11,000 students in middle schools and high school...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Marriage & Family Therapy:

    FRIDAY, April 15, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Simply saying "I'm sorry" isn't always enough, researchers report.

    For an apology to be effective, they say you need to include some of six components: expression of regret; explanation of what went wrong; acknowledgment of responsibility; declar...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Adolescent Medicine:

    FRIDAY, April 8, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Teen driving curfews can not only cut car crashes, they may also lower youth crime rates, a new study suggests.

    Researchers from the University of Texas at Dallas analyzed FBI national data from 1995 to 2011 to compare arrests of 16- and 17-year o...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Proctology:

    THURSDAY, April 7, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Older men are more likely to get a colonoscopy to screen for colon cancer if they're happily married and have a highly educated wife, according to a new study.

    Researchers looked at more than 800 male-female couples across the United States betw...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Adolescent Medicine:

    THURSDAY, April 7, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Sleep-deprived high school students are more likely to sustain injuries -- often due to risky behaviors -- than those who are well rested, U.S. health officials reported Thursday.

    In a study of more than 50,000 students, researchers found that ...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Caregiving:

    WEDNESDAY, April 6, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Losing your nearest and dearest may break your heart, literally.

    People are more likely to develop an irregular heartbeat following the death of their spouse or life partner, particularly if they're younger or the loved one died unexpectedly, a...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Addiction Medicine:

    WEDNESDAY, March 23, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Middle-aged adults who've smoked a lot of pot for a long time may find themselves with lower paying, less skilled and less prestigious jobs, a new study finds.

    These people may also suffer more money problems and have more difficulties with bo...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiac Rehabilitation:

    MONDAY, March 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The addition of stress management training can make cardiac rehabilitation programs more effective, a new study indicates.

    "Cardiac rehabilitation programs do not routinely offer stress management, but this may change should demand increase. And ...Full Article