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A Stanford psychiatrist gives practical advice to American clinicians unfamiliar with Ramadan fasting, a common spiritual practice for many Muslims.

A Stanford psychiatrist gives practical advice to American clinicians unfamiliar with Ramadan fasting, a common spiritual practice for many Muslims.

Auriel August, a resident in surgery, shares her story about why she decided to become a surgeon and her experience at Stanford.

Auriel August, a resident in surgery, shares her story about why she decided to become a surgeon and her experience at Stanford.

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Before becoming a hematologist, Tamara Dunn performed “off-off Broadway” and fronted a funk band. Now, she works to foster diverse communities in medicine.

Before becoming a hematologist, Tamara Dunn performed “off-off Broadway” and fronted a funk band. Now, she works to foster diverse communities in medicine.

Stanford geneticists discuss the future of genomics, including the importance of studying diverse populations for medical research.

Stanford geneticists discuss the future of genomics, including the importance of studying diverse populations for medical research.

In the Portraits of Stanford Medicine series, host Paul Costello interviews interesting individuals to showcase the diversity of Stanford Medicine.

In the Portraits of Stanford Medicine series, host Paul Costello interviews interesting individuals to showcase the diversity of Stanford Medicine.

Rose Clarke Nanyonga, a nurse and academic leader in Uganda, is one of the women leaders featured in the latest issue of Stanford Medicine magazine.

Rose Clarke Nanyonga, a nurse and academic leader in Uganda, is one of the women leaders featured in the latest issue of Stanford Medicine magazine.

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New research has found that many regions of Mexico lack genetic counselors; increased outreach and training could help, Stanford researcher suggests.

New research has found that many regions of Mexico lack genetic counselors; increased outreach and training could help, Stanford researcher suggests.

While different Asian groups vary in their risk for heart disease and stroke, all Asian groups are more likely to die early of a stroke than whites.

While different Asian groups vary in their risk for heart disease and stroke, all Asian groups are more likely to die early of a stroke than whites.

At a recent Dean's Lecture Series talk on campus, Richard Besser discussed equity in health and his work at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

At a recent Dean's Lecture Series talk on campus, Richard Besser discussed equity in health and his work at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

A new study has found that opioid-related deaths are highest on the East Coast and opioids are affecting an increasing number of African-Americans.

A new study has found that opioid-related deaths are highest on the East Coast and opioids are affecting an increasing number of African-Americans.