Scope is an award-winning blog founded in 2009 and produced by the Office of Communications at Stanford Medicine. If you're curious about the latest advances in medicine and health and enjoy compelling, fresh and easily digestible news and features, then we've got just the thing. We've written quite a bit (10,500 posts and counting), and we're quite proud of it -- so please enjoy.
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