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New York Times interviews Siobhan Dolan, M.D., M.P.H., about the health risks of taking prescription and over-the-counter medications during pregnancy. Dr. Dolan notes that women taking multiple medications should try to get down to one drug in advance of their pregnancy and that many medications not recommended during pregnancy can be replaced with low-risk alternatives. Dr. Dolan is associate professor of clinical obstetrics & gynecology and women's health at Einstein and attending physician of obstetrics & gynecology and women's health at Montefiore Medical Center.

(Tuesday, February 26, 2013)

 

NPR’s Marketplace interviews Siobhan Dolan, M.D., M.P.H., about home DNA test kits’ accuracy in identifying potential health problems, like cancer. Dr. Dolan does not advise home testing due to vendor inconsistencies and suggests consumers visit their doctor if they want a health-based DNA screening. Dr. Dolan is associate professor of clinical obstetrics & gynecology and women's health at Einstein and attending physician of obstetrics & gynecology and women's health at Montefiore Medical Center.

(Wednesday, May 16, 2012)

 

WNYC Radio interviews Siobhan Dolan, M.D., M.P.H., and Alan Fleischman, M.D., about a recent effort to reduce birth defects in the Hispanic community by letting manufacturers add folic acid to corn flour, an common ingredient in many Latino foods. Dr. Dolan is associate professor of clinical obstetrics & gynecology and women's health at Einstein and attending physician of obstetrics & gynecology and women's health at Montefiore Medical Center. Dr. Fleischman is clinical professor of pediatrics and of epidemiology & population health at Einstein.

(Monday, April 30, 2012)

 

The Washington Post interviews Siobhan Dolan, M.D., M.P.H., on the rise of direct-to-consumer genotyping, its benefits and drawbacks. While genotyping companies can provide consumers with their genetic predisposition for certain health conditions, Dr. Dolan notes that for many, the information is of limited utility in regards to possible preventive measures. Dr. Dolan is associate professor of obstetrics & gynecology and women's health. (Tuesday, January 26, 2010)

 

MSNBC interviews Siobhan Dolan, M.D., M.P.H., about the increasing prevalence of children with Down syndrome. Advancing maternal age, the de-stigmatization of the disorder, and improved medical care of children with Down syndrome were some of the reasons cited for this trend. Dr. Dolan is associate professor of obstetrics & gynecology and women's health. (Thursday, December 03, 2009)

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