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Kids’ storybooks encourage more water, less sugary drinks

...Patel, MD, and her colleagues to thank. A story I wrote recently for Stanford Medicine magazine explains how Patel's research on the health benefits of drinking water instead of sugary...

...Patel, MD, and her colleagues to thank. A story I wrote recently for Stanford Medicine magazine explains how Patel's research on the health benefits of drinking water instead of sugary...

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Looking for love in all the wrong hormones

What is love? Scientists want to know, too. But, it turns out, they may have been looking in the wrong places. Stanford Medicine researchers and colleagues at two other institutions...

What is love? Scientists want to know, too. But, it turns out, they may have been looking in the wrong places. Stanford Medicine researchers and colleagues at two other institutions...

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

...research to 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...

...research to 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...

We are Stanford Med: #ThisIsMyWhy with Ben Rein

They're students, clinicians, scientists and researchers. They're also artists, influencers, patients, scholars and advocates. They hail from all over the globe and come to Stanford Medicine carrying big ideas and...

They're students, clinicians, scientists and researchers. They're also artists, influencers, patients, scholars and advocates. They hail from all over the globe and come to Stanford Medicine carrying big ideas and...

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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Children born early at risk from too much screen time

Children born very prematurely are at risk for cognitive and behavioral problems linked to excess screen time, a Stanford Medicine-led study shows. Research has linked excessive screen time to cognitive...

Children born very prematurely are at risk for cognitive and behavioral problems linked to excess screen time, a Stanford Medicine-led study shows. Research has linked excessive screen time to cognitive...

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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...

Father’s health can affect newborns — but don’t fret

...admittance to the neonatal intensive care unit, or NICU. The research appears in Fertility and Sterility. Past studies have shown how paternal age affects newborn outcomes, but far fewer have...

...admittance to the neonatal intensive care unit, or NICU. The research appears in Fertility and Sterility. Past studies have shown how paternal age affects newborn outcomes, but far fewer have...

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

...Education Action Program has built parenting centers throughout rural China for young children and their caregivers. How does mental health differ in China? We know from our research that there...

...Education Action Program has built parenting centers throughout rural China for young children and their caregivers. How does mental health differ in China? We know from our research that there...

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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How children across the world develop language

...at the school. Frank discusses research that looks at the way children all over the world learn words, and tips for ways to engage with babies to help them develop...

...at the school. Frank discusses research that looks at the way children all over the world learn words, and tips for ways to engage with babies to help them develop...

Stanford physicians outline potential negative health effects of detaining immigrant children

...catastrophic long-term psychological harm that can cross generations.” As director of community research programs for Stanford Medicine's Early Life Stress and Pediatric Anxiety Program, Ryan Matlow, PhD, has worked with...

...catastrophic long-term psychological harm that can cross generations.” As director of community research programs for Stanford Medicine's Early Life Stress and Pediatric Anxiety Program, Ryan Matlow, PhD, has worked with...

Higher birth risks associated with older dads

...birth risks. More than anything, Eisenberg hopes that the numbers will serve as a resource for education. "What's important is that people have access to new research like this so...

...birth risks. More than anything, Eisenberg hopes that the numbers will serve as a resource for education. "What's important is that people have access to new research like this so...

Physician or physician-scientist — a new curriculum at the School of Medicine trains both

At Stanford's medical school, where the majority of medical students opt to add a year or more to their studies to incorporate research, a new curriculum now offers a more...

At Stanford's medical school, where the majority of medical students opt to add a year or more to their studies to incorporate research, a new curriculum now offers a more...

New suicide prevention clinical trial shows what works for teens

...of a DBT-based parenting intervention to flesh out parenting skills that help moms and dads know how to respond to teen in crisis, how to keep them safe. Individuals in...

...of a DBT-based parenting intervention to flesh out parenting skills that help moms and dads know how to respond to teen in crisis, how to keep them safe. Individuals in...

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