Posts Tagged ‘NPR’

By On March 29th, 2016

New Program Includes Mom in the Care of Opiate Addicted Newborns

Lately, I’ve read and listened to stories about many aspects of the opiate epidemic. Our hospital was even contacted by a local reporter for comment about the CDC’s recently released recommendations for doctors on prescribing opiates. The effects of this epidemic are far reaching. Over the weekend, I heard a story on NPR about the…


By On May 9th, 2014

Hoarding Disorder May Appear Different In Teens

Hoarding disorder is widely thought of as a condition found in older adults, after time and their inability to discard things build up around them until it chokes their ability to function. However, there are signs that hoarding may start to develop at much younger ages. However, hoarding symptoms may not look the same in…


By On January 15th, 2014

Dr. R.M. Jayatunge – Death of a Soldier

“Death of a Soldier” is the latest contribution to the Brookhaven blog community from Dr. Ruwan M. Jayatunge.  From his research of combat trauma veteran’s across the world, Dr. Jaytunge utilizes the suicide of a Canadian Armed Forces Officer to share his perspectives on the relationship of combat related Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) to suicide.…

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