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Former Stanford pediatrics resident Nadine Burke Harris will be sworn in by Gov. Gavin Newsom as California’s first-ever surgeon general on Feb 11.

Former Stanford pediatrics resident Nadine Burke Harris will be sworn in by Gov. Gavin Newsom as California’s first-ever surgeon general on Feb 11.

Teenager Chicco Adamo was severely injured while kayaking. But, thanks to care teams at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford, he is recovering.

Teenager Chicco Adamo was severely injured while kayaking. But, thanks to care teams at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford, he is recovering.

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Physician Justin Thompson offers guidance on the safety of exercising during pregnancy. Many non-contact activities are healthy.

Physician Justin Thompson offers guidance on the safety of exercising during pregnancy. Many non-contact activities are healthy.

Alvin Roth, a Nobel laureate and Stanford faculty member, explains how the economic concept of repugnant markets applies to heroin in the United States.

Alvin Roth, a Nobel laureate and Stanford faculty member, explains how the economic concept of repugnant markets applies to heroin in the United States.

Stanford psychologist Ian Gotlib is examining how depression develops and working to identify potential opportunities for intervention.

Stanford psychologist Ian Gotlib is examining how depression develops and working to identify potential opportunities for intervention.

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Proponents say a "Medicare for All" approach would expand access and affordability of health care in the U.S. But there are practical downsides.

Proponents say a "Medicare for All" approach would expand access and affordability of health care in the U.S. But there are practical downsides.

Nutrition experts debate the reliability of nutrition studies, their typical flaws and how researchers can perform better studies moving forward.

Nutrition experts debate the reliability of nutrition studies, their typical flaws and how researchers can perform better studies moving forward.