Tori Rodriguez, MA, LPC

Tori Rodriguez, MA, LPC

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The Ethics of Consumer Genetic Testing for Huntington's: Peaked Interest Has Clinicians Concerned

The Ethics of Consumer Genetic Testing for Huntington's: Peaked Interest Has Clinicians Concerned

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Direct-to-consumer genetic testing would enable consumers to bypass the safeguards set forth by professional guidelines, which could potentially increase the risk for harm associated with testing.

Addressing Psychiatric Comorbidities in Pediatric Epilepsy: Expert Opinions

Addressing Psychiatric Comorbidities in Pediatric Epilepsy: Expert Opinions

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Cognitive and linguistic deficits have been cited as risk factors for psychiatric comorbidity in pediatric epilepsy, along with family factors such as parenting style and quality of the parent-child relationship.

Cannabis for Multiple Sclerosis: Prescriber's Perspective

Cannabis for Multiple Sclerosis: Prescriber's Perspective

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Cannabis has been shown to reduce the use of prescription drugs that have more numerous and serious side effects, including opioids, benzodiazepines, and antidepressants.

Hormonal Contraceptives and Migraine: Is It Time to Revisit Stroke Risk?

Hormonal Contraceptives and Migraine: Is It Time to Revisit Stroke Risk?

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Current oral contraceptive products contain lower doses of estrogen than those used in the past, prompting reconsideration of risks and benefits.

Time Matters in MS: Expert Q&A With Alexander Rae-Grant, MD

Time Matters in MS: Expert Q&A With Alexander Rae-Grant, MD

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In April 2018, the American Academy of Neurology released updated guidelines for the treatment of multiple sclerosis (MS). The new recommendations are based on a panel review of 20 Cochrane reviews and 73 full-text articles pertaining to starting, switching, and stopping disease-modifying treatment in patients with clinically isolated syndrome, relapsing-remitting MS, and progressive forms of MS.

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