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Baby, then work: An effort to help resident-parents in emergency medicine

June Gordon, MD, was nine months pregnant with her second child when she graduated from Stanford's emergency medicine residency program last spring. She was a bit of an anomaly; the...

June Gordon, MD, was nine months pregnant with her second child when she graduated from Stanford's emergency medicine residency program last spring. She was a bit of an anomaly; the...

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How children across the world develop language

How a child learns its first words, and the similarities of early language acquisition across cultures, is the focus of a recent episode of Stanford Radio's "School’s In" featuring Michael...

How a child learns its first words, and the similarities of early language acquisition across cultures, is the focus of a recent episode of Stanford Radio's "School’s In" featuring Michael...

Tips for caring for patients with disabilities, from a mother and physician

Cori Poffenberger, MD, is a physician in the Stanford Department of Emergency Medicine, with three children under the age of six. At a recent department tailgate party, her daughter Eliza...

Cori Poffenberger, MD, is a physician in the Stanford Department of Emergency Medicine, with three children under the age of six. At a recent department tailgate party, her daughter Eliza...

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Stanford physicians outline potential negative health effects of detaining immigrant children

...be passed along to the next generation in two ways: through parenting from a person with psychological challenges and through the expression of genes related to the stress response system...

...be passed along to the next generation in two ways: through parenting from a person with psychological challenges and through the expression of genes related to the stress response system...

Physician or physician-scientist — a new curriculum at the School of Medicine trains both

...split the curriculum for other purposes -- parenting a new baby, training for the Olympics, writing a novel or just slowing down the pace of learning. The advantage of the...

...split the curriculum for other purposes -- parenting a new baby, training for the Olympics, writing a novel or just slowing down the pace of learning. The advantage of the...

New suicide prevention clinical trial shows what works for teens

...of a DBT-based parenting intervention to flesh out parenting skills that help moms and dads know how to respond to teen in crisis, how to keep them safe. Individuals in...

...of a DBT-based parenting intervention to flesh out parenting skills that help moms and dads know how to respond to teen in crisis, how to keep them safe. Individuals in...

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Family food rules can significantly improve teens’ independent food choices

What do teenagers do when their parents aren’t supervising their food choices? Do they eat healthy lunches, or return home with junk food wrappers stuffed in the dark recesses of...

What do teenagers do when their parents aren’t supervising their food choices? Do they eat healthy lunches, or return home with junk food wrappers stuffed in the dark recesses of...

Advice on how to cope with the threat of school shootings

Like older adults who grew up with the threat of nuclear bombs during the Cold War, children are now growing up with mass shootings — the new normal. Since the...

Like older adults who grew up with the threat of nuclear bombs during the Cold War, children are now growing up with mass shootings — the new normal. Since the...