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Approximately 10% of babies worldwide are born three or more weeks before their due date -- making premature birth the leading cause of death for children under 5 globally.

Approximately 10% of babies worldwide are born three or more weeks before their due date -- making premature birth the leading cause of death for children under 5 globally.

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Across the United States, Black women are three to four times as likely as their white peers to experience life-threatening pregnancy complications or die giving birth

Across the United States, Black women are three to four times as likely as their white peers to experience life-threatening pregnancy complications or die giving birth

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Over the last decade, physicians have taken a broader view of adolescent eating disorders, thanks to a growing recognition of the variety of disordered eating patterns that can harm patients’ health, especially their heart function.

Over the last decade, physicians have taken a broader view of adolescent eating disorders, thanks to a growing recognition of the variety of disordered eating patterns that can harm patients’ health, especially their heart function.

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Improvements in treatment technology are helping physicians deliver individualized care to their Type 1 diabetes patients.

Improvements in treatment technology are helping physicians deliver individualized care to their Type 1 diabetes patients.

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Nichole Tyson, MD, has advice for young people seeking help for menstrual problems – including painful, irregular or heavy periods.

Nichole Tyson, MD, has advice for young people seeking help for menstrual problems – including painful, irregular or heavy periods.

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Stanford Medicine is celebrating Women in Medicine month and highlighting our high rate of women in high-level roles.

Stanford Medicine is celebrating Women in Medicine month and highlighting our high rate of women in high-level roles.

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A Stanford Medicine expert has tips for parents wondering how to help teens balance mental health concerns and social media use.

A Stanford Medicine expert has tips for parents wondering how to help teens balance mental health concerns and social media use.

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Researchers at Stanford Medicine have created a detailed map of how cells in the placenta change during pregnancy.

Researchers at Stanford Medicine have created a detailed map of how cells in the placenta change during pregnancy.

Stanford Medicine sustainability experts work with researchers, doctors and environmental professionals to ensure greener operating rooms.

Stanford Medicine sustainability experts work with researchers, doctors and environmental professionals to ensure greener operating rooms.

Stanford Medicine experts, nonprofit leaders, policy makers and others "green" schools and prepare them for a climate resilient future.

Stanford Medicine experts, nonprofit leaders, policy makers and others "green" schools and prepare them for a climate resilient future.

Pediatric patients and their parents capture their experiences at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford, sharing photos in an exhibit.

Pediatric patients and their parents capture their experiences at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford, sharing photos in an exhibit.

Scientists find a way in mice to illuminate the cardiac conduction system during surgery to prevent unintended damage to healthy tissue.

Scientists find a way in mice to illuminate the cardiac conduction system during surgery to prevent unintended damage to healthy tissue.

Researchers at Stanford Medicine are finding creative ways to entice kids into drinking more water and less sugary drinks.

Researchers at Stanford Medicine are finding creative ways to entice kids into drinking more water and less sugary drinks.

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The new guidelines focus on parents' role in the care of vulnerable babies, as well as low-cost, evidence-based therapies.

The new guidelines focus on parents' role in the care of vulnerable babies, as well as low-cost, evidence-based therapies.

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Bioengineer Alison Marsden uses computer modeling skills honed on submarines to help surgeons plan the best repairs for babies' hearts.

Bioengineer Alison Marsden uses computer modeling skills honed on submarines to help surgeons plan the best repairs for babies' hearts.

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