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Leandra Barnes talks about being drawn to dermatology because of its non-inclusionary tendencies, giving her fertile soil to advocate for better care for people of color.

Leandra Barnes talks about being drawn to dermatology because of its non-inclusionary tendencies, giving her fertile soil to advocate for better care for people of color.

When physicians open up, good things happen — such as when Stanford Medicine’s Jay Shah shared his experience of finally processing the trauma that accompanies the job of a surgeon.

When physicians open up, good things happen — such as when Stanford Medicine’s Jay Shah shared his experience of finally processing the trauma that accompanies the job of a surgeon.

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Thomas Robinson wrote an editioral about the new guidelines, outlining what treatments got the top recommendation, and how gaps in the healthcare system make access to the best treatments inequitable.

Thomas Robinson wrote an editioral about the new guidelines, outlining what treatments got the top recommendation, and how gaps in the healthcare system make access to the best treatments inequitable.

Managing pain requires a tailored approach, especially in overcoming cultural and language barriers between a patient and provider.

Managing pain requires a tailored approach, especially in overcoming cultural and language barriers between a patient and provider.

Gianna Nino-Tapias knows the challenges of migrant farmworkers better than most. Her mother continues to pick blueberries daily. She plans to use her medical degree to help integrate and advocate for better health care.

Gianna Nino-Tapias knows the challenges of migrant farmworkers better than most. Her mother continues to pick blueberries daily. She plans to use her medical degree to help integrate and advocate for better health care.

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Many women experience extreme mood fluctuations as they approach menopause. Stanford Medicine’s Karen Adams says knowledge and access are key to aiding this normal condition.

Many women experience extreme mood fluctuations as they approach menopause. Stanford Medicine’s Karen Adams says knowledge and access are key to aiding this normal condition.

Cases of patients who recovered from trauma after dreaming under surgical anesthesia spur Stanford Medicine researchers to investigate dreaming as therapy.

Cases of patients who recovered from trauma after dreaming under surgical anesthesia spur Stanford Medicine researchers to investigate dreaming as therapy.

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Often misunderstood and undertreated, bipolar disorder has received close attention from Stanford Medicine clinicians and researchers for more than 30 years.

Often misunderstood and undertreated, bipolar disorder has received close attention from Stanford Medicine clinicians and researchers for more than 30 years.

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A Q&A with a Stanford neuroscientist on dementia, healthy aging and memory loss — and how we can protect our brains in later life.

A Q&A with a Stanford neuroscientist on dementia, healthy aging and memory loss — and how we can protect our brains in later life.

She was a first-year PA student at Stanford Medicine when an MRI scan revealed that Melanie Shojinaga had a brain tumor.

She was a first-year PA student at Stanford Medicine when an MRI scan revealed that Melanie Shojinaga had a brain tumor.

Carlie Arbaugh is dedicated to both surgery and cooking because they demand meticulous attention to detail and the ability to think on your feet.

Carlie Arbaugh is dedicated to both surgery and cooking because they demand meticulous attention to detail and the ability to think on your feet.

Medicine has been the way of connecting both of Brian Smith's passions. “With medicine I could have the intellectual curiosity, but also the chance to talk with people and enjoy the human experience.”

Medicine has been the way of connecting both of Brian Smith's passions. “With medicine I could have the intellectual curiosity, but also the chance to talk with people and enjoy the human experience.”

Nationwide, the percentage of health care visits for flulike symptoms ticked up above the baseline at the start of November and has remained elevated ever since, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Nationwide, the percentage of health care visits for flulike symptoms ticked up above the baseline at the start of November and has remained elevated ever since, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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