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Behind the lens and filters of Instagram is the truth about how hard it is to actually do medicine, and what Instagram doesn't exactly showcase.

Behind the lens and filters of Instagram is the truth about how hard it is to actually do medicine, and what Instagram doesn't exactly showcase.

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In the fourth post in the series A Skeptical Look at Popular Diets, physician Randall Stafford examines pros and cons of a ketogenic diet.

In the fourth post in the series A Skeptical Look at Popular Diets, physician Randall Stafford examines pros and cons of a ketogenic diet.

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.

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.

Former Stanford pediatrics resident Nadine Burke Harris will be sworn in by Gov. Gavin Newsom as California’s first-ever surgeon general on Feb 11.

Former Stanford pediatrics resident Nadine Burke Harris will be sworn in by Gov. Gavin Newsom as California’s first-ever surgeon general on Feb 11.

Medical residents spend more than five hours a shift in front of computer screens, much of it reviewing notes, Stanford research has found.

Medical residents spend more than five hours a shift in front of computer screens, much of it reviewing notes, Stanford research has found.

Type 1 diabetes starts out as a sneak attack by bad-actor antibodies. But scientists at Stanford and UCSF have developed an early-warning system.

Type 1 diabetes starts out as a sneak attack by bad-actor antibodies. But scientists at Stanford and UCSF have developed an early-warning system.

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