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Toolkits designed by Stanford Medicine researchers are helping teens think critically about the choices they make around substance use these days, from tobacco to cannabis to pills that could contain fentanyl.

Toolkits designed by Stanford Medicine researchers are helping teens think critically about the choices they make around substance use these days, from tobacco to cannabis to pills that could contain fentanyl.

The goal of a decade-old program started by Stanford Medicine's Nilima Ragavan is to foster the sharing of lessons and evidence-based best practices between clinicians in the U.S. and India.

The goal of a decade-old program started by Stanford Medicine's Nilima Ragavan is to foster the sharing of lessons and evidence-based best practices between clinicians in the U.S. and India.

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Research is showing that advanced methods of genetic testing aren’t equally useful for everyone: They’re less accurate for non-white families, raising concerns about how historical gaps in whose DNA gets studied produce inequities in medical care.

Research is showing that advanced methods of genetic testing aren’t equally useful for everyone: They’re less accurate for non-white families, raising concerns about how historical gaps in whose DNA gets studied produce inequities in medical care.

Some of the 17 million Americans afflicted with major depressive disorder each year may soon receive a surprising new prescription from their clinician: Have fun on a virtual reality device.

Some of the 17 million Americans afflicted with major depressive disorder each year may soon receive a surprising new prescription from their clinician: Have fun on a virtual reality device.

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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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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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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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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Stanford Medicine brain cancer researchers joined other thought leaders in Washington, D.C. to discuss what the Biden Administration-led Cancer Moonshot initiative could mean.

Stanford Medicine brain cancer researchers joined other thought leaders in Washington, D.C. to discuss what the Biden Administration-led Cancer Moonshot initiative could mean.

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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.

We're celebrating those who contribute to the success of Stanford Medicine's hospitals through unwavering passion and dedication.

We're celebrating those who contribute to the success of Stanford Medicine's hospitals through unwavering passion and dedication.

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