Dr. Tanya Remer Altmann, MD

Bio

A leading medical authority for the popular press and entertainment industry, Sharecare Editorial Advisory Board member Dr. Tanya Remer Altmann is a best-selling author, parenting expert and media spokesperson. A working mother and UCLA-trained pediatrician who practices in Southern California, Dr. Tanya is a designated spokesperson for the American Academy of Pediatrics, communicating complicated medical issues into easily understood concepts. Education: • MD: Sackler School of Medicine • BA: Claremont McKenna College Residency and Internship • UCLA Board Positions: • National Association of Medical Communicators • American Academy of Pediatrics’ Committee on Communications and Media

Specialties:

  • Pediatrics

Affiliation:

  • Community Pediatric Medical Group, Westlake Village, CA

Location:

  • Calabasas, CA

Activity

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Public Health & General Preventive Medicine:

    FRIDAY, July 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Air pollution afflicts many national parks across the United States, a new study suggests.

    Air quality in some of the parks is as bad or worse than in some major cities because of pollution from sources such as coal-fired power stations, the Natio...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Public Health & General Preventive Medicine:

    FRIDAY, July 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Air pollution afflicts many national parks across the United States, a new study suggests.

    Air quality in some of the parks is as bad or worse than in some major cities because of pollution from sources such as coal-fired power stations, the Natio...Full Article

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

    THURSDAY, July 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- More than 50 million Americans live with a disability, health officials reported Thursday.

    The most common disabilities are mobility limitations, such as having serious difficulty walking or climbing stairs -- affecting one in eight adults -- fo...Full Article

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

    THURSDAY, July 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- More than 50 million Americans live with a disability, health officials reported Thursday.

    The most common disabilities are mobility limitations, such as having serious difficulty walking or climbing stairs -- affecting one in eight adults -- fo...Full Article

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

    THURSDAY, July 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Most boys and a large portion of girls in the United States have not received even a single dose of the cancer-preventing human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine, even though some slow progress has been made, federal researchers report.

    Four out of 1...Full Article

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

    THURSDAY, July 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Most boys and a large portion of girls in the United States have not received even a single dose of the cancer-preventing human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine, even though some slow progress has been made, federal researchers report.

    Four out of 1...Full Article

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

    THURSDAY, July 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Most boys and a large portion of girls in the United States have not received even a single dose of the cancer-preventing human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine, even though some slow progress has been made, federal researchers report.

    Four out of 1...Full Article

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

    THURSDAY, July 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Most boys and a large portion of girls in the United States have not received even a single dose of the cancer-preventing human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine, even though some slow progress has been made, federal researchers report.

    Four out of 1...Full Article

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

    THURSDAY, July 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Most boys and a large portion of girls in the United States have not received even a single dose of the cancer-preventing human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine, even though some slow progress has been made, federal researchers report.

    Four out of 1...Full Article

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

    THURSDAY, July 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Most boys and a large portion of girls in the United States have not received even a single dose of the cancer-preventing human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine, even though some slow progress has been made, federal researchers report.

    Four out of 1...Full Article

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

    THURSDAY, July 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Most boys and a large portion of girls in the United States have not received even a single dose of the cancer-preventing human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine, even though some slow progress has been made, federal researchers report.

    Four out of 1...Full Article

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

    THURSDAY, July 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Only one-third of American seniors with diabetes have their disease under control, a new study finds.

    "This research gives us a good picture of diabetes control in older adults and gets us thinking about what it means ...Full Article

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

    THURSDAY, July 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Only one-third of American seniors with diabetes have their disease under control, a new study finds.

    "This research gives us a good picture of diabetes control in older adults and gets us thinking about what it means ...Full Article

  • Tanya Remer Altmann, MD - Calabasas, CA - Pediatrics
    While eczema itself is a condition that can’t technically be cured, children often outgrow it. In the meantime, it is entirely possible to treat eczema and prevent its symptoms from recurring.

    First, stay away from anything that you know causes the rash in your child. Often though, it isn’t one...Read More
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Infectious Disease:

    THURSDAY, July 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- North American salamanders could be decimated by a deadly fungus unless a ban is placed on imported salamanders that can carry the fungus, researchers report.

    Salamanders are popular pets, and they're shipped worldwide. However, there are concer...Full Article