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Specialties:

Affiliation:

  • Parenting, Childbirth and Postnatal Education

Location:

  • Manlius, NY

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  • 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 Nutrition & Dietetics:

    FRIDAY, May 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- When you head to the grocery store to select your steaks for grilling this Memorial Day weekend, you might notice a new safety label on the package.

    This month, the U.S. Department of Agriculture issued a new rule stating that mechanically tenderiz...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Nutrition & Dietetics:

    FRIDAY, May 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- As Americans fire up their grills this Memorial Day weekend, experts note that while there isn't enough evidence to conclude that barbecued meat increases cancer risk, it's still a good idea to take some precautions.

    "Here's what we do know. Cookin...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatric Pulmonology:

    FRIDAY, May 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Inhaled steroid therapy is commonly used to treat asthmatic children with persistent, daily wheezing episodes.

    However, a new study suggests that the powerful medicines may not be needed on a daily basis for kids whose wheezing occurs sporadically,...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Mental Health:

    THURSDAY, May 26, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Heavy drinking may fuel the risk of suicide among men when the economy is sinking, new research suggests.

    Previous studies found a link between increased suicide risk among Americans and economic downturns. So, investigators from the University o...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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    Sharecare News posted a story about Infectious Disease:

    THURSDAY, May 26, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Are health officials in the United States overreacting to the threat posed by the Zika virus this summer?

    Some leading insect and infectious-diseases experts think so, arguing that the mosquito-borne virus is unlikely to become a widespread hazar...Full Article

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

    WEDNESDAY, May 25, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- There's new hope for children stricken by mysterious developmental delays, with a new study showing that extensive genetic analysis may help determine the cause of their disability.

    Canadian researchers found a precise genetic cause for seven ou...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Nephrology:

    WEDNESDAY, May 25, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Many obese young adults in the United States don't know they're at increased risk for kidney disease, researchers report.

    "Even though chronic kidney disease typically manifests in older people, the disease can start much earlier but often is no...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics:

    WEDNESDAY, May 25, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- As early as first grade, severely obese children are getting teased, picked on and bullied more than normal-weight kids, a new study finds.

    The new research also found that these severely obese youngsters are more likely to be depressed and with...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 Family Medicine:

    WEDNESDAY, May 25, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Moving to a new home may harm young children's school performance, a study suggests.

    Youngsters who get uprooted are also more likely to have developmental problems, the researchers found. However, the study could not prove a cause-and-effect re...Full Article

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

    WEDNESDAY, May 25, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Women with a common heart rhythm abnormality may be at an increased risk of developing cancer, particularly of the colon, a new study suggests.

    "We found a significant relationship between atrial fibrillation and cancer," said lead researcher D...Full Article

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

    WEDNESDAY, May 25, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- "Suggestive evidence" of a link between air pollution and increased risk of stillbirth is growing, according to a new review.

    Wide regional variations in the world's stillbirth rates suggest most of last year's 2.6 million stillbirths were preve...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Neuro-Ophthalmology:

    WEDNESDAY, May 25, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- New eye problems in babies born with a Zika-related birth defect have been identified by researchers.

    The virus is known to cause microcephaly, in which infants are born with a smaller-than-normal head and brain.

    And previous research ha...Full Article