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Physician-scientist weighs in on how the virus behind COVID-19 hampers your sense of smell and, sometimes, taste.

Physician-scientist weighs in on how the virus behind COVID-19 hampers your sense of smell and, sometimes, taste.

Stanford pathologist speaks to the likelihood of undetectable COVID-19 and best practices for staying safe in the face of uncertainty.

Stanford pathologist speaks to the likelihood of undetectable COVID-19 and best practices for staying safe in the face of uncertainty.

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In the U.S., the most common culprits causing gastrointestinal distress can linger in your gut for several days before you feel their effects.

In the U.S., the most common culprits causing gastrointestinal distress can linger in your gut for several days before you feel their effects.

MRI is a powerful, non-invasive diagnostic tool widely used to investigate anatomical structures and functions in the body. Though generally considered to be safe, several studies …

In this piece in a series on high blood pressure, Randall Stafford, MD, PhD, tackles the problems caused by the side effects of medications.

In this piece in a series on high blood pressure, Randall Stafford, MD, PhD, tackles the problems caused by the side effects of medications.

New Stanford research is clarifying the powerful role played by the mind in pain, health, social settings, education and more.

New Stanford research is clarifying the powerful role played by the mind in pain, health, social settings, education and more.

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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.

A Stanford study shows Pokémon expertise developed during childhood activates the brain region that processes information from the center of the retina.

A Stanford study shows Pokémon expertise developed during childhood activates the brain region that processes information from the center of the retina.

Emergency medicine physician Paul Auerbach has a longstanding interest in care for jellyfish stings. Here, he explains what to do if you are stung.

Emergency medicine physician Paul Auerbach has a longstanding interest in care for jellyfish stings. Here, he explains what to do if you are stung.

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Taking benzodiazepines within 90 days before conception raises the risk of a life-threatening condition known as ectopic pregnancy, according to a study.

Taking benzodiazepines within 90 days before conception raises the risk of a life-threatening condition known as ectopic pregnancy, according to a study.