Dr. Celeste Robb-Nicholson

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Psychology:

    FRIDAY, April 22, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Electrical stimulation devices, used to treat self-harming or aggressive behaviors, should be banned, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Friday.

    The devices pose substantial risks that cannot be eliminated through labeling changes, accord...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatrics:

    FRIDAY, April 22, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- North Carolina's new transgender bathroom law will harm already vulnerable children, says a leading group of U.S. pediatricians that wants the law repealed.

    The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) this week joined other professional groups and b...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Surgical Oncology:

    FRIDAY, April 22, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Media coverage of celebrities who battle breast cancer is not always balanced or thorough, and this skewed view may be one factor in the growing popularity of double mastectomies, a new study suggests.

    "Celebrities do have a significant impact on...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Preventive Medicine & Occupational Environmental Medicine:

    WEDNESDAY, Feb. 17, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- As levels of air pollution rise, so too does the risk for stroke, a new study suggests.

    Researchers used data from the United States and China. These two countries are the biggest producers of greenhouse gases in the world, and are responsible...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Caregiving:

    WEDNESDAY, Feb. 17, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Caring for a loved one who's suffered a stroke can be stressful, to say the least. Now, a specially designed "stroke camp" may provide caregivers with support, relief and education, researchers say.

    Family and friends who care for stroke survi...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Psychiatry:

    TUESDAY, Feb. 16, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Being pregnant may decrease symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in some women, new research suggests.

    PTSD can be caused by a traumatic event such as combat, traffic crashes, robbery, sexual assault, childhood or domestic abuse, nat...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Nutrition & Dietetics:

    TUESDAY, Feb. 16, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The once-maligned egg may not be a heartbreaker after all, new research suggests.

    Finnish say that even carriers of a gene -- called APOE4 -- that increases sensitivity to dietary cholesterol don't seem to have anything to fear when it comes to t...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Child Neurology:

    TUESDAY, Feb. 16, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- There's just not enough good data to determine whether there's value in routinely screening all young children for autism, an influential panel of U.S. health experts said Tuesday.

    After considering current information, as well as getting input ...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Nephrology:

    MONDAY, Feb. 15, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The pricey anemia drugs often given to people with chronic kidney disease may make no difference in how they feel day to day, a new research review confirms.

    Researchers said the study results back up current guidelines on how to use the drugs, ca...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics:

    MONDAY, Feb. 15, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- While the debate over the value of standardized testing continues, new research suggests that educators should also consider the timing of these tests.

    The study found that students aged 15 and under suffered from mental fatigue as the school day ...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Adolescent Medicine:

    MONDAY, Feb. 15, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Reducing teen dating violence in the United States is the aim of a new program introduced by federal health officials.

    This is a widespread problem that can have serious effects. But, many teens don't report incidents because they're afraid to tel...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurodevelopmental Disabilities:

    MONDAY, Feb. 15, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- More cases of the rare but potentially devastating neurological disorder Guillain-Barre syndrome are appearing in some Latin American countries where the Zika virus is also present, according to the World Health Organization.

    The United Nations-af...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Interventional Cardiology:

    MONDAY, Feb. 15, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Having a physically demanding job and high blood pressure may triple a woman's risk of heart disease, a new study contends.

    Researchers looked at more than 12,000 female nurses in Denmark, and found that those with high ...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Sleep Medicine:

    SATURDAY, Feb. 13, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Teen boys who get too little of a particular type of sleep may be at risk of developing type 2 diabetes, a new study suggests.

    The research focused on "slow-wave sleep" -- an important stage of sleep that helps people store memories and recover ...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Bariatric Medicine:

    MONDAY, Feb. 15, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A new type of weight-loss procedure offers an alternative to traditional bariatric surgery for people who are mildly to moderately obese, researchers report.

    The procedure is called endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty, and it...Full Article