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Physician Justin Thompson offers guidance on the safety of exercising during pregnancy. Many non-contact activities are healthy.

Physician Justin Thompson offers guidance on the safety of exercising during pregnancy. Many non-contact activities are healthy.

Stanford psychologist Ian Gotlib is examining how depression develops and working to identify potential opportunities for intervention.

Stanford psychologist Ian Gotlib is examining how depression develops and working to identify potential opportunities for intervention.

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Nutrition experts debate the reliability of nutrition studies, their typical flaws and how researchers can perform better studies moving forward.

Nutrition experts debate the reliability of nutrition studies, their typical flaws and how researchers can perform better studies moving forward.

In the first post in the series A Skeptical Look at Popular Diets, physician Randall Stafford writes that picking a particular diet is not that important.

In the first post in the series A Skeptical Look at Popular Diets, physician Randall Stafford writes that picking a particular diet is not that important.

Between 2010 and 2015, the average annual cost of hospitalizations for gunshot wounds was $911 million, with $86 million for readmissions within six months, a Stanford study finds.

Between 2010 and 2015, the average annual cost of hospitalizations for gunshot wounds was $911 million, with $86 million for readmissions within six months, a Stanford study finds.

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.