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In the fifth post in A Skeptical Look at Popular Diets, clinician-researcher Randall Stafford analyzes the gluten-free diet.

In the fifth post in A Skeptical Look at Popular Diets, clinician-researcher Randall Stafford analyzes the gluten-free diet.

Spurred by former resident June Gordon, Stanford Emergency Medicine offers a new policy for residents who are pregnant or returning to work following birth.

Spurred by former resident June Gordon, Stanford Emergency Medicine offers a new policy for residents who are pregnant or returning to work following birth.

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Nurse-scientist Kimberly Pyke-Grimm draws on her clinical experience when studying how teens, young adults and families make decisions about cancer care.

Nurse-scientist Kimberly Pyke-Grimm draws on her clinical experience when studying how teens, young adults and families make decisions about cancer care.

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In this Stanford Medicine Unplugged post, Orly Farber reflects on how medical students can try to be like machines, temporarily, but remain very human.

In this Stanford Medicine Unplugged post, Orly Farber reflects on how medical students can try to be like machines, temporarily, but remain very human.

New research has correlated the number of primary care physicians with population-level longevity. But, a shortage of primary care providers is forecast.

New research has correlated the number of primary care physicians with population-level longevity. But, a shortage of primary care providers is forecast.

Matthew Wetschler, a former Stanford emergency medicine resident, experienced a severe accident that has influenced his art, now on display on campus.

Matthew Wetschler, a former Stanford emergency medicine resident, experienced a severe accident that has influenced his art, now on display on campus.

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This challenge asks participants to recognize when negative thoughts are occurring and try to diffuse them when they turn worrisome or distracting.

This challenge asks participants to recognize when negative thoughts are occurring and try to diffuse them when they turn worrisome or distracting.

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More than a third of patients who are prescribed statins fail to take them regularly, and they are dying at higher rates as a result.

More than a third of patients who are prescribed statins fail to take them regularly, and they are dying at higher rates as a result.

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In the fourth post in the series A Skeptical Look at Popular Diets, physician Randall Stafford examines pros and cons of a ketogenic diet.

In the fourth post in the series A Skeptical Look at Popular Diets, physician Randall Stafford examines pros and cons of a ketogenic diet.

Scientists have created an algorithm that works to generate and refine DNA sequences that are likely to code for antimicrobial proteins.

Scientists have created an algorithm that works to generate and refine DNA sequences that are likely to code for antimicrobial proteins.

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Medical residents spend more than five hours a shift in front of computer screens, much of it reviewing notes, Stanford research has found.

Medical residents spend more than five hours a shift in front of computer screens, much of it reviewing notes, Stanford research has found.

A Stanford researcher has found that patients with heart failure, even if it's relatively mild, are more likely to die within three months after surgery.

A Stanford researcher has found that patients with heart failure, even if it's relatively mild, are more likely to die within three months after surgery.

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