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In this Q&A, Stanford scholar Jay Bhattacharya provides context to understand the recent decline in life expectancy in the United States.

In this Q&A, Stanford scholar Jay Bhattacharya provides context to understand the recent decline in life expectancy in the United States.

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A compilation of stories highlights the work of Stanford prematurity experts, who are advancing how we understand and predict premature birth.

A compilation of stories highlights the work of Stanford prematurity experts, who are advancing how we understand and predict premature birth.

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The benefits of mindfulness — touted as a panacea for a myriad of problems from anxiety to chronic pain —  has come under some debate.

The benefits of mindfulness — touted as a panacea for a myriad of problems from anxiety to chronic pain —  has come under some debate.

A Stanford physician argues pregnant women should be appropriately included in clinical research to improve their health and the health of their fetuses.

A Stanford physician argues pregnant women should be appropriately included in clinical research to improve their health and the health of their fetuses.

Increasing numbers of women use long-acting reversible contraceptives, but less than half of family physicians provide these forms of birth control.

Increasing numbers of women use long-acting reversible contraceptives, but less than half of family physicians provide these forms of birth control.

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Stanford's WELL for Life initiative is challenging you to practice the art of mindfulness for one week to promote self-care.

Stanford's WELL for Life initiative is challenging you to practice the art of mindfulness for one week to promote self-care.

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An emergency room physician shares the story of treating a baby with a gunshot wound and how the experience shaped her views on gun violence.

An emergency room physician shares the story of treating a baby with a gunshot wound and how the experience shaped her views on gun violence.

In a drive to reduce high cervical-cancer rates in Nigeria, a nonprofit organization co-founded by Stanford oncology researcher Ami Bhatt, MD, PhD, has enlisted the imaginative assistance of an educational comic book.

In a drive to reduce high cervical-cancer rates in Nigeria, a nonprofit organization co-founded by Stanford oncology researcher Ami Bhatt, MD, PhD, has enlisted the imaginative assistance of an educational comic book.

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Robots, virtual meditation and steering wheels that sense stress are all part of a researcher's plan to create an environment that enhances your well-being.

Robots, virtual meditation and steering wheels that sense stress are all part of a researcher's plan to create an environment that enhances your well-being.