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:

    FRIDAY, Feb. 5, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The influence of a husband or wife on their spouse's quality of life remains strong even after death, a new study says.

    Couples who have been married a long time develop a high level of interdependence, and one partner's quality of life at death co...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Marriage & Family Therapy:

    FRIDAY, Feb. 5, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Posting too many "selfies" on social media might lead to serious problems with your romantic partner, according to a new study.

    Researchers conducted an online survey of 420 users of the social media site Instagram. The users were aged 18 to 62. Th...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Marriage & Family Therapy:

    WEDNESDAY, Feb. 3, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A child's grades in school might suffer if a parent is suffering from depression, according to a new study.

    Researchers found that Swedish teens received lower grades during their final year in school if either of their parents had previously be...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Child Abuse Pediatrics:

    TUESDAY, Feb. 2, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Children are often taught to be wary of people outside their family. But, a new survey finds that adults at school, daycare and organizations such as churches and scouting groups are less likely than relatives to abuse or mistreat children.

    In gen...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Bariatric Medicine:

    FRIDAY, Jan. 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Married people shed fewer pounds than singles after weight-loss surgery, and some marriages deteriorate after the operation, researchers report.

    The Ohio State University research team based the findings on a review of 13 studies of weight-loss su...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Psychiatry:

    FRIDAY, Jan. 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- New research assesses the often fatal outcomes for people with eating disorders, particularly anorexia.

    The study found that people with anorexia nervosa were five times more likely to die early than those in the general population. Most of the de...Full Article

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

    THURSDAY, Jan. 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The type of debt parents accrue might affect their child's behavior -- for better or worse, new research suggests.

    Mortgages fall in the plus column, meaning they're positively linked to a child's emotional well-being. But, unpaid credit card bi...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatrics:

    MONDAY, Jan. 18, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Severe poverty is a threat to young children's health and development, a new study suggests.

    "Deep poverty, which affects approximately 3.9 million young children, clearly makes large numbers of U.S. children vulnerable ...Full Article

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

    TUESDAY, Jan. 12, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Many people having surgery for severe obesity also have mental health conditions, particularly depression and binge-eating disorder, a new review finds.

    The analysis of 68 studies found that almost one-quarter of obesity surgery candidates had a ...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Marriage & Family Therapy:

    FRIDAY, Jan. 8, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Almost 25 percent of teens admit to being in a fight within the past year, but new research suggests that parents can play an important role in preventing physical violence.

    "Fighting can lead to serious injuries and even death, so we felt it was i...Full Article

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

    THURSDAY, Jan. 7, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- When it comes to bullying prevention, certain students may turn out to be the best teachers, a new study reveals.

    Over the 2012-2013 academic year, schools with students promoting the anti-bullying messages had a 30 percent drop in reports of stu...Full Article

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

    THURSDAY, Jan. 7, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Shedding new light on sexuality in U.S. adults under age 45, new research reveals women are almost three times as likely to report same-sex intimacy as men. And almost 7 percent say they're gay or bisexual compared to 4 percent of men.

    Although t...Full Article

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

    THURSDAY, Jan. 7, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- As many as two-thirds of new HIV infections could be prevented in gay and bisexual men if more men were tested for the virus, more were treated, and more who don't have HIV took medication to prevent infection, a new Dutch study estimates.

    "More...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Gastroenterology:

    WEDNESDAY, Jan. 6, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Doctors have long known that psychological therapies such as relaxation and hypnosis can temporarily ease the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). But, new research suggests they could also offer long-term benefits.

    IBS is a gastrointest...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Interventional Cardiology:

    WEDNESDAY, Jan. 6, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A new discovery about the way sleep apnea may raise the risk of heart disease also suggests that taking cholesterol-lowering statin drugs might reduce that risk, according to a new study.

    Sleep apnea is a common disorder that involves irregular...Full Article