Stanford Medicine researchers showed that five minutes a day of breathing exercises can reduce overall anxiety and improve mood.
Biomarkers predict weight loss, suggest personalized diets
Researchers compared diets and found that some people responded better to different types of nutrition when it comes to weight loss.
Heartbeats and Hiccups: Serving those who serve
Stanford Medicine human resources leaders speak to their experiences in the military and their trajectory to medicine.
Stanford Medicine-led study aims to ‘STOP’ sexual harassment in biomedical research
Stanford Medicine and others have launched an NIH-funded study called "Sexual harassment Training Of Principal investigators,” or STOP.
Addressing mental health struggles among health care workers
Tait Shanafelt discusses physician suicide as a national crisis, and how to support health care workers' mental health.
New California school start times allow kids more sleep
Teens and preteens are now able to get more sleep, thanks to a new California law that pushes back school start times.
Nutrition meets health through ‘culinary medicine’
Chef-turned physician teaches about a concept called "culinary medicine" which focuses on healthy, delicious foods to support health.
How the grief of a million U.S. COVID-19 deaths hurts us all
Stanford psychiatrist weighs in on how the United States as a community suffers from widespread, prolonged grief, and what we can do.
In photos: Stanford community celebrates health and wellness
Members of the Stanford Medicine community came together to celebrate and learn about health and wellness through discussions and activities.
Mental health hygiene can improve mood, decrease stress
Creating a routine of mental health hygiene, including daily mindfulness practices, can decrease stress levels and improve mood.
Quick and easy food substitutions for a heart-healthy diet
Stanford dietitian recommends making some simple food substitutions that cut back on fats and carbohydrates to improve heart health.
Staying active is important — especially for older adults
Randall Stafford discusses the importance and benefits of physical activity, particularly for aging adults.
Finding our Zen helps us act in support of the common good
The more that people do "contemplative practices," such meditation, the longer they abide by shelter-in-place guidelines, new study shows.
Anxious? Here’s what you can do
Anxiety is common, but if unchecked it can be harmful. Certain skills can help individuals manage anxiety, but if it persists or is severe, seek help.
The power of animation: Two videos offer messages of hope during the pandemic
Two animated videos from Stanford Medicine aim to help people around the world who are struggling to cope during the COVID-19 pandemic.
How stress affects your brain and how to reverse it
Stress in 2020 seems worse than ever. Stanford's Andrew Huberman discusses ways to reduce stress, such as different breathing patterns.