NBC News chief medical editor Nancy Snyderman, MD, opened the forum with a keynote speech about the importance of focusing on women's health in research and clinical care. During the half-day event, School of Medicine faculty discussed the latest research and therapies available for conditions including breast cancer, cardiovascular disease, female sexual medicine and sleep.
In the video above, Rebecka Peebles, MD, talks about the two most common weight regulation problems in adolescents - obesity and eating disorders. Peebles recently collaborated with colleagues at Johns Hopkins on the first large-scale analysis of pro-eating disorder websites. She discussed the findings in a 1:2:1 podcast.
The forum was hosted by Women's Health at Stanford, a multidisciplinary program at the School of Medicine, to educate the public on key health issues facing women.