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Following surgery, the risk of overdose from opioids is highest during the first month. Taking both short- and long-acting opioids also boosts the risk.

Following surgery, the risk of overdose from opioids is highest during the first month. Taking both short- and long-acting opioids also boosts the risk.

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On their first official date together, Andrea Traynor, a Stanford clinical associate professor, saved Max Montgomery with CPR. Now they educate others via bystander CPR workshops.

On their first official date together, Andrea Traynor, a Stanford clinical associate professor, saved Max Montgomery with CPR. Now they educate others via bystander CPR workshops.

Most kids who suffer concussions can recover at home with support from their families and doctors, according to a Stanford brain injury expert.

Most kids who suffer concussions can recover at home with support from their families and doctors, according to a Stanford brain injury expert.

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In this piece, adapted from Months to Years, mother Giulianna Nenna compares her daughter, who has a brain tumor, to her great-grandmother.

In this piece, adapted from Months to Years, mother Giulianna Nenna compares her daughter, who has a brain tumor, to her great-grandmother.

The goal is to design a humanitarian surgical response in conflict zones to avert preventable disability and deaths through modern, evidence-based care.

The goal is to design a humanitarian surgical response in conflict zones to avert preventable disability and deaths through modern, evidence-based care.

Two Stanford physicians would like to expand role of pediatricians in family planning and contraception for both teenagers and new mothers.

Two Stanford physicians would like to expand role of pediatricians in family planning and contraception for both teenagers and new mothers.

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Stanford innovators have created ways to fit MRI scanning equipment to kids instead of the other way around. Adult patients can benefit, too.

Stanford innovators have created ways to fit MRI scanning equipment to kids instead of the other way around. Adult patients can benefit, too.

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This year, Stanford Biodesign Innovation Fellows will concentrate on ophthalmology, spending 10 months to address needs in that field.

This year, Stanford Biodesign Innovation Fellows will concentrate on ophthalmology, spending 10 months to address needs in that field.

Stanford physician Donna Zulman is working to understand why high-need patients may not follow-up with care outside the clinic.

Stanford physician Donna Zulman is working to understand why high-need patients may not follow-up with care outside the clinic.