Tag Archives: Lessons

Bipolar disorder during pregnancy: Lessons learned

Careful management of bipolar disorder during pregnancy is critical because for so many patients with this illness, the road to emotional well-being has been a long one, requiring a combination of careful pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic strategies.Half of referrals to our Center for Women’s Mental Health – where we evaluate and treat women before, during, and… Read More »

Viewpoints: Lessons From A Pediatrician On The Unnecessary Dangers Of Measles; Worrisome Trends Soar After Marijuana Legalization

Opinion writers weigh in on these health topics and others. The Hill: From Doctors To Legislators: Vote Yes On Current Vaccine Bills And Then Do More As a hospital pediatrician, I was heartbroken to care for my first patient with measles. Despite knowing intellectually that, due to poor vaccine uptake, this completely preventable disease would… Read More »

Viewpoints: Lessons On How All These ‘Fetal Heartbeat’ Bills Are Attempts To Ban Abortion; Will The E-Cigarette Industry Step Up To Protect Teens?

Opinion writers weigh in on these health care issues and others. The New York Times: What Happens When Lawmakers Run Out Of Abortion Restrictions To Pass  Lost in the anxiety this year over the fate of Roe v. Wade is the reality that state legislatures nationwide are already taking steps to effectively ban all abortions.… Read More »