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Earlier this year, the largest tobacco company in the world paid millions to fund continuing medical education courses on nicotine addiction —16,000 physicians and other health care providers took them.

Earlier this year, the largest tobacco company in the world paid millions to fund continuing medical education courses on nicotine addiction —16,000 physicians and other health care providers took them.

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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.

Using AI, continuous glucose monitors, and an equity approach, diabetes care could be saving many more lives, Stanford Medicine researchers say.

Using AI, continuous glucose monitors, and an equity approach, diabetes care could be saving many more lives, Stanford Medicine researchers say.

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.

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.

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.”

Despite being the leading cause of death worldwide, heart disease feels less threatening than cancer and inspires less urgency in patients and providers. A Stanford cardiologist explains how we should react instead.

Despite being the leading cause of death worldwide, heart disease feels less threatening than cancer and inspires less urgency in patients and providers. A Stanford cardiologist explains how we should react instead.

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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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Stanford Medicine researchers are helping patients use AI image-generation software as part of a unique study that aims to quantify how creating art aids patients in their recovery.

Stanford Medicine researchers are helping patients use AI image-generation software as part of a unique study that aims to quantify how creating art aids patients in their recovery.

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The cost of branded pharmaceuticals and quality and availability of generic versions are two key issues facing the U.S. marketplace.

The cost of branded pharmaceuticals and quality and availability of generic versions are two key issues facing the U.S. marketplace.

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Stanford medicine statistician Maya Mathur found that doctors have misconceptions about being overweight shortening lifespans.

Stanford medicine statistician Maya Mathur found that doctors have misconceptions about being overweight shortening lifespans.

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