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An emergency room physician shares the story of treating a baby with a gunshot wound and how the experience shaped her views on gun violence.
In this piece, a fourth-year medical student shares a recent patient encounter and what he's learned about breaking bad news to patients.
Stanford chemists have developed a potential new strategy for fighting antibiotic-resistant bacterium — adding a new molecule onto an existing antibiotic.
The scenario many of us learned in school is that two X chromosomes make someone female, and an X and a Y chromosome make someone male. These are simplistic ways of thinking about what is scientifically very complex.
The cost of treating animal-related injuries in U.S. emergency rooms is about $1.2 billion per year, a new Stanford study shows.
Although sparked by trauma, PTSD has a genetic component as well, which can influence what therapy is most successful and provide other insights.
Fourteen-year-old Athena Tran celebrated an important personal milestone this week: It's been one year since she received a heart transplant.
Medical and PA students have spent the fall using cadavers to study the human body. And as this student points out, they've learned a lot more than anatomy.
A fourth-year medical student outlines the benefits of completing an ob-gyn rotation and delivering babies, despite having no plans to work in that area.
Second-year medical student Orly Farber reflects on the wildfires that have burned through Northern and Southern California this month.
As part of a writer's reporting for a magazine story, she tested out new technology that's meant to keep drivers more relaxed.