Fredrick Wade

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Affiliation:

  • Weyland Consultation Services 2930 Camino Diablo, Ste. 110 Walnut Creek, CA 94597

Location:

  • Walnut Creek, CA

Activity

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about OBGYN (Obstetrics & Gynecology):

    FRIDAY, May 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Smoking during pregnancy may increase the risk that a child could develop schizophrenia, new research suggests.

    "This is, so far, the largest study to show an association between prenatal nicotine exposure and schizophrenia," said study author Dr. ...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Addiction Medicine:

    THURSDAY, May 26, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- When they're not hitting the books, many U.S. college students are hitting the bars or getting high, a new government report shows.

    About 1.2 million full-time college students, aged 18 to 22, drink alcohol, and nearly 704,000 use marijuana on an...Full Article

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    WEDNESDAY, May 25, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Smoking may pose a significant risk to kidney health for black Americans, new research suggests.

    The study included more than 3,600 black adults, aged 21 to 84, from Jackson, Miss., and the surrounding area. The researchers followed their health...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Hepatology:

    WEDNESDAY, May 25, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- People infected with hepatitis C are more likely to be current or former heavy drinkers, a new study suggests.

    Unfortunately, alcohol may accelerate the liver damage associated with the virus, the researchers added.

    Adults with hepatiti...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about OBGYN (Obstetrics & Gynecology):

    WEDNESDAY, May 25, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Smoking pot while pregnant may increase the risk of premature delivery, a new study suggests.

    Women who continue using marijuana up to 20 weeks' gestation have a five times greater increase in the risk of preterm birth, independent of other risk...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Addiction Medicine:

    TUESDAY, May 24, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Drink spiking may be prevalent on U.S. college campuses, and women are at much greater risk than men, new research finds.

    Women were also more likely than men to cite sexual assault as a motive for drink spiking -- where someone secretly adds alco...Full Article

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    FRIDAY, May 20, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The boys of "Animal House" and "Neighbors" may be immune to anti-boozing programs that curb drinking for other college kids, new research suggests.

    As Brown University researcher Lori Scott-Sheldon put it: "Current intervention methods appear to ha...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Addiction Medicine:

    WEDNESDAY, May 18, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The reason alcoholics struggle to stop smoking may be because their heavy drinking speeds up how quickly their body breaks down nicotine, a new study suggests.

    "Our study showed that chronic heavy alcohol consumption may lead to an increase in t...Full Article

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

    WEDNESDAY, May 18, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Many smokers have symptoms of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) even before they've been diagnosed with the lung condition, according to a new study.

    Symptoms of COPD include shortness of breath, coughing, difficulty exercising and hi...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Addiction Medicine:

    TUESDAY, May 17, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Married people are less likely to have drinking problems than single people, and that protective effect is particularly strong among those with a family history of alcoholism, a new study suggests.

    "While clinicians have long been aware of the pot...Full Article

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

    TUESDAY, May 17, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Kids as young as 11 see alcohol ads on a daily basis, through television, billboards and signs, new research shows.

    Black and Hispanic children were especially likely to be exposed to such ads, as were girls, the study authors added.

    The r...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Addiction Medicine:

    MONDAY, May 16, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Areas with more bars have about eight times more ambulance calls than places where booze flows less freely, according to a new study.

    Dr. Joel Ray, a physician at St. Michael's Hospital in Toronto, examined trends in EMS...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about General Practice:

    MONDAY, May 16, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- When children are prescribed opioid painkillers, such as Oxycontin or Percocet, for surgery or illness, about half of parents say they keep the leftover medicine on hand.

    "We found that the amount of pain medication presc...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease):

    FRIDAY, May 13, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Even an ounce of alcohol a day might alter heart function if you have high blood pressure, researchers report.

    For someone with high blood pressure, drinking -- even in small amounts -- can impair functioning of the lower left chamber of the heart,...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Addiction Medicine:

    FRIDAY, May 13, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Marijuana users are more likely to say it's acceptable to drive while stoned if they're asked the question while high, a new study finds.

    Researchers surveyed 865 marijuana users in Colorado and Washington who said they had used marijuana or hashis...Full Article