Category: Sharon Sagiv

13 Things You Should Know About Food If You’re Pregnant

September 19th, 2014 in 2014, Newsmakers, School of Public Health, Sharon Sagiv 0 comments

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Good news: You’re eating for two! Bad news: Doctors say that’s actually only an extra 300 calories a day…

Expert quote:

“Women need to know that nutrients in fish are good for the brain of a developing fetus. But high mercury levels in some fish pose a risk.”

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Medical evidence shows that pregnant mothers exposed to mercury in vaccines are more likely to have children with ADHD

November 21st, 2012 in 2012, Newsmakers, School of Public Health, Sharon Sagiv 0 comments

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The truth is finally starting to come out, at least in a roundabout way, concerning the dangers of mercury exposure during pregnancy, including mercury exposure resulting from vaccinations…

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Prenatal Mercury Exposure and A.D.H.D.

October 16th, 2012 in 2012, New York Times, Newsmakers, School of Public Health, Sharon Sagiv 0 comments

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A new study suggests that prenatal exposure to mercury is associated with symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, but the greater a mother’s consumption of fish — a source of mercury — the less likely her child is to suffer these symptoms…

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Study Links Prenatal Mercury Exposure to ADHD Symptoms

October 9th, 2012 in 2012, ABCNews.com, Newsmakers, School of Public Health, Sharon Sagiv 0 comments

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A new study highlights the difficulty pregnant women face while eating for two, finding that more mercury exposure leads to a higher incidence of ADHD symptoms, while more fish consumption — the main source of mercury exposure — leads to a decreased risk…

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Mother’s fish, mercury intake tied to kids’ ADHD risk: study

October 8th, 2012 in 2012, Newsmakers, Reuters, School of Public Health, Sharon Sagiv 0 comments

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Children’s risk of developing attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) later in life may be tied to how much fish their mothers ate while pregnant, according to a U.S. study…

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Limit Fish While Pregnant? Study Questions Advice

October 8th, 2012 in 2012, Newsmakers, School of Public Health, Sharon Sagiv 0 comments

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Pregnant women are told to limit how much fish they eat because many fish are tainted by mercury, which may harm a baby’s brain…

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Chemicals harming kids in New Bedford, Mass.

March 5th, 2012 in 2012, Newsmakers, School of Public Health, Sharon Sagiv 0 comments

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When Deidre Ramos moved with her infant son to the Parker Street section of New Bedford, Mass., little did she know that her new neighborhood was toxic…

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