Since the Second Opinion program launched a year ago, 2,000 patients have used the service to have their medical records reviewed by a Stanford physician.
Month: November 2019
OR or OB? A medical student considers specialties
Stanford medical student Orly Farber ponders her response to the ubiquitous question: What will you choose for your specialty?
Malaria in the Amazon increases following deforestation
A study led by Stanford and UC Santa Barbara researchers found a relationship between deforestation in Brazil's Amazon forest and a rise in malaria cases.
How government subsidies affect private health insurance prices
Government subsidies in Affordable Care Act marketplaces incentivize insurers to manipulate prices based on individuals' income, study finds.
AARP CEO shares a new vision of aging: Something to look forward to
The latest Dean's Lecture Series featured AARP CEO Jo Ann Jenkins on aging: "We need to prepare for a time when it's commonplace to live to be 100."
The slow medicine of literature: Scope@10,000
Jacqueline Genovese reflects on a dinner and discussion series that lets Stanford physicians experience the "slow medicine of literature."
It’s go-time: a doctor and student engineers work to make catheterization easier
A Stanford team has developed a guiding device to help woman self-catheterize, with the goal of improving patient comfort and preventing infections
Contaminated turmeric linked to high blood lead levels in Bangladesh
A lead-laced chemical used by some Bangladeshi turmeric processors is the likely source of elevated blood lead levels among some Bangladeshis, studies find.