Natasha Tracy

Bio

Specialties:

  • Psychiatry

Affiliation:

  • Breaking Bipolar

Location:

  • BC, CA

Group Memberships:

Activity

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Psychology:

    SUNDAY, Aug. 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Couples who share the responsibilities of child care end up feeling more satisfied with both their sex lives and their overall relationship, new research suggests.

    The finding applies to both married couples and couples ...Full Article

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

    TUESDAY, Aug. 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- New research finds that parents of overweight kids are more likely to restrict their children's food intake -- a potentially bad idea -- if they themselves are carrying extra pounds.

    By contrast, mothers and fathers are more likely to pressure th...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Psychology:

    TUESDAY, Aug. 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Men who feel they don't meet traditional masculine ideals may be more prone to violence and risky behaviors, a new study suggests.

    According to the researchers, the findings "suggest that efforts to reduce men's risk of behavior likely to result ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    WEDNESDAY, Aug. 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Marijuana's potential effect on brain structure remains a subject of intense scientific scrutiny, but mixed results have emerged from two of the latest studies on the topic.

    Researchers in one study have concluded that marijuana use likely does...Full Article

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

    MONDAY, Aug. 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- New legislation designed to rein in prescription narcotic abuse in the state of Florida has prompted a small, but quick decrease in narcotic painkiller prescriptions, a new investigation reveals.

    About a year after the laws were enacted, Florida s...Full Article

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

    MONDAY, Aug. 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Family problems early in life might raise boys' risk of depression and anxiety, which is also tied to altered brain structure in their late teens and early 20s, a new study suggests.

    But the findings have a bright side, one researcher said.

    <...Full Article
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Child & Adolescent Psychiatry:

    TUESDAY, Aug. 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- There is a link between violent video games and higher levels of aggression in players, according to a new report from a leading group of psychologists.

    However, there isn't enough evidence to prove that playing violent video games raises the ris...Full Article

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

    TUESDAY, Aug. 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A good mood is infectious among teens, but depression is not, a new study suggests.

    Researchers looked at more than 2,000 American high school students to see how they influenced each others' moods. They found that a positive mood seems to spread...Full Article

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

    MONDAY, Aug. 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Nearly one in five teens has specific health care needs that are not receiving attention, and this may set them up for poorer physical and mental health in adulthood, a new study contends.

    "Previous research had shown th...Full Article

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

    FRIDAY, Aug. 14, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The number of American children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is rising, U.S. government experts say.

    And it's important for the disorder to be recognized and treated. Untreated ADHD can cause serious problems for children, ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Psychology:

    WEDNESDAY, Aug. 12, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Mozart, Madonna or Eminem: Whatever your taste, music may help you recover from a surgery, according to a new review of data on the subject.

    "More than 51 million operations are performed every year in the U.S.," lead author Dr. Catherine Mead...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Psychology:

    WEDNESDAY, Aug. 12, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Mozart, Madonna or Eminem: Whatever your taste, music may help you recover from a surgery, according to a new review of data on the subject.

    "More than 51 million operations are performed every year in the U.S.," lead author Dr. Catherine Mead...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Maternal & Fetal Medicine:

    TUESDAY, Aug. 11, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Women with a mental health disorder taking commonly prescribed antidepressants during pregnancy appear to have fewer delivery complications, a new study suggests.

    However, babies born to these women may have a higher risk of problems, such as bre...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    WEDNESDAY, Aug. 12, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Brain irregularities are present before a person develops schizophrenia, researchers report.

    In previous work, the Yale University researchers found that schizophrenia was linked with significant changes in connections between the thalamus and ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    WEDNESDAY, Aug. 12, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Brain irregularities are present before a person develops schizophrenia, researchers report.

    In previous work, the Yale University researchers found that schizophrenia was linked with significant changes in connections between the thalamus and ...Full Article