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Kids’ storybooks encourage more water, less sugary drinks

...Clara County's First 5 program, part of a California-wide parenting initiative that promotes well-being for children up to age 5. In the books, a cartoon otter uses kid-friendly rhymes to...

...Clara County's First 5 program, part of a California-wide parenting initiative that promotes well-being for children up to age 5. In the books, a cartoon otter uses kid-friendly rhymes to...

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Looking for love in all the wrong hormones

...and good parenting, oxytocin has been stewarded into numerous clinical trials on the assumption that, administered as a drug, it might encourage sociability in people with conditions such as schizophrenia...

...and good parenting, oxytocin has been stewarded into numerous clinical trials on the assumption that, administered as a drug, it might encourage sociability in people with conditions such as schizophrenia...

Screen time: The good, the healthy and the mind-numbing

...catch up, we can base our parenting, school and public policies on what we know from research on earlier media, along with the impacts that seem obvious to us. Tell...

...catch up, we can base our parenting, school and public policies on what we know from research on earlier media, along with the impacts that seem obvious to us. Tell...

We are Stanford Med: #ThisIsMyWhy with Ben Rein

...it parenting?" In college at West Virginia University, Rein began to explore his interests in science, joining the psychology club and eventually becoming its president. "That's really where all the...

...it parenting?" In college at West Virginia University, Rein began to explore his interests in science, joining the psychology club and eventually becoming its president. "That's really where all the...

Investigating psychiatric illnesses of mass shooters

...parenting or short tempers underly most mass shootings. But his team found that 28 of the people whose cases they studied were likely suffering from an untreated psychiatric illness at...

...parenting or short tempers underly most mass shootings. But his team found that 28 of the people whose cases they studied were likely suffering from an untreated psychiatric illness at...

Youngsters with ADHD often don’t receive best treatment

...stands for Positive Parenting Program) and The Incredible Years, have online resources parents can download and online courses or workshops. The Stanford Parenting Center also offers Positive Parenting consultation groups...

...stands for Positive Parenting Program) and The Incredible Years, have online resources parents can download and online courses or workshops. The Stanford Parenting Center also offers Positive Parenting consultation groups...

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Program improves resilience for parents of kids with autism

...diagnosed with autism at age 2, she found that parenting him was stressful. "I realize now how extremely challenging and grueling it is on our bodies to care for a...

...diagnosed with autism at age 2, she found that parenting him was stressful. "I realize now how extremely challenging and grueling it is on our bodies to care for a...

How remdesivir works, and why it’s not the ultimate coronavirus killer

...the cell's enclosing membrane and fan out to infect more cells. Parenting a pack of viral progeny That lonely single strand of RNA that is the virus's genome has a...

...the cell's enclosing membrane and fan out to infect more cells. Parenting a pack of viral progeny That lonely single strand of RNA that is the virus's genome has a...

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Five years later: Lucy Kalanithi on loss, grief and love

...father would be gone and she'd be parenting solo? And especially, how did she do it, while forging through a tunnel of grief? "It was pretty crazy to do that,"...

...father would be gone and she'd be parenting solo? And especially, how did she do it, while forging through a tunnel of grief? "It was pretty crazy to do that,"...

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My mommy is a doctor: A children’s book (and love story)

Moises Gallegos, MD, admits both he and his then 1-month-old son had tears in their eyes the morning they watched his wife, Flora Nuñez Gallegos, MD, drive away on her first day...

Moises Gallegos, MD, admits both he and his then 1-month-old son had tears in their eyes the morning they watched his wife, Flora Nuñez Gallegos, MD, drive away on her first day...

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Behind the scenes with a Stanford pediatric surgeon

In a new series, "Behind the Scenes," we're inviting Stanford Medicine physicians, nurses, researchers and staff to share a glimpse of their day. As a science writer, I talk to...

In a new series, "Behind the Scenes," we're inviting Stanford Medicine physicians, nurses, researchers and staff to share a glimpse of their day. As a science writer, I talk to...

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Tackling caregiver depression in rural China: A Q&A

...Parenting behaviors are also lacking -- less than half of rural parents read to, play with or tell stories to their young children. And fewer than 10% of families engage...

...Parenting behaviors are also lacking -- less than half of rural parents read to, play with or tell stories to their young children. And fewer than 10% of families engage...

Scope@10,000: Why I am a LGBTQ ally

...the stress of single parenting, and let's face, we weren't perfect kids, he would call, let the phone ring twice, hang up and call back. It was their code that...

...the stress of single parenting, and let's face, we weren't perfect kids, he would call, let the phone ring twice, hang up and call back. It was their code that...

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When new dads can stay home, it’s good for the health of moms

Most of the research about the benefits of parental leave focuses on mothers and their newborns. But what about the contributions of the fathers? A new study by Stanford researchers shows...

Most of the research about the benefits of parental leave focuses on mothers and their newborns. But what about the contributions of the fathers? A new study by Stanford researchers shows...

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Promoting health equity at the Dean’s Lecture Series

...with a woman who was foster-parenting her two young grandchildren, who were Besser's patients. To treat their obesity, he recommended an hour of outside play each day. But in her...

...with a woman who was foster-parenting her two young grandchildren, who were Besser's patients. To treat their obesity, he recommended an hour of outside play each day. But in her...

Baby, then work: An effort to help resident-parents in emergency medicine

June Gordon, MD, was nine months pregnant with her second child when she graduated from Stanford's emergency medicine residency program last spring. She was a bit of an anomaly; the...

June Gordon, MD, was nine months pregnant with her second child when she graduated from Stanford's emergency medicine residency program last spring. She was a bit of an anomaly; the...

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