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Ben Thornton received a heart transplant when he was 3-years-old and later suffered a complication that left him struggling to walk. Now, he's thriving as a wheelchair basketball player.

Ben Thornton received a heart transplant when he was 3-years-old and later suffered a complication that left him struggling to walk. Now, he's thriving as a wheelchair basketball player.

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A Childx panel discussion addressed multiple aspects of the childhood obesity epidemic and discussed solutions ranging from health interventions to community development.

A Childx panel discussion addressed multiple aspects of the childhood obesity epidemic and discussed solutions ranging from health interventions to community development.

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When associated with tumors, immune cells known as macrophages can be both good and bad: they can help cancer spread and curb its growth.

When associated with tumors, immune cells known as macrophages can be both good and bad: they can help cancer spread and curb its growth.

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Using data and storytelling, Arianna Huffington is working encourage a cultural shift toward health and wellness, she explained at a conversation with Dean Lloyd Minor on campus.

Using data and storytelling, Arianna Huffington is working encourage a cultural shift toward health and wellness, she explained at a conversation with Dean Lloyd Minor on campus.

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A Stanford Medicine article examines CRISPR, the gene-editing technology, and addresses its potential to help with conditions such as sickle-cell disease.

A Stanford Medicine article examines CRISPR, the gene-editing technology, and addresses its potential to help with conditions such as sickle-cell disease.

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On Match Day, 70 graduating Stanford medical students matched with residencies at a celebratory — and suspenseful — event.

On Match Day, 70 graduating Stanford medical students matched with residencies at a celebratory — and suspenseful — event.

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A new radioactive agent developed at Stanford can identify whether a widely used lung cancer drug is likely to be effective.

A new radioactive agent developed at Stanford can identify whether a widely used lung cancer drug is likely to be effective.

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Stanford anesthesiologist and writer Audrey Shafer reflects on the importance of considering the scientific and ethical issues raised by Frankenstein.

Stanford anesthesiologist and writer Audrey Shafer reflects on the importance of considering the scientific and ethical issues raised by Frankenstein.

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