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Can people be healthy and obese? A new study shows some overweight Americans have normal blood sugar, blood pressure and cholesterol. [ Link ]

1 in 7 Obese People Has Normal Blood Pressure, Cholesterol
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03/23/2017 at 22:20. Facebook
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The promise of stem cell medicine is becoming a reality as clinical trials begin to yield novel approaches to treating a wide range of maladies. [ Link ]

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03/22/2017 at 23:25. Facebook
One breast cancer’s ornery resistance to treatment is driving the development of promising new therapies. [ Link ]

VIDEO: Future therapies look promising for HER2 treatment-resistant...
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03/22/2017 at 17:10. Facebook
Stanford doctors bring emergency medical technician (EMT) training to Nepal—a country with virtually no trained EMTs and few ambulances. [ Link ]

Stanford Doctors Train EMTs in a Country With Few Paramedics
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03/21/2017 at 22:20. Facebook
Formerly conjoined twins Eva and Erika Sandoval are another step closer to going home. Read the incredible story of the 2½-year-old sisters, who were surgically separated at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford on Dec. 6. [ Link ]

Formerly conjoined twins bid farewell to Packard Children’s
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03/21/2017 at 16:15. Facebook
Drug overdoses claim 50,000 American lives per year—more than car accidents or gun violence. See the impact Americans could face as a result of the American Health Care Act, which cuts insurance coverage for mental health and addiction treatment. [ Link ]

Trumpcare would make America's opioid epidemic even worse
Stanford Health Care
03/20/2017 at 22:01. Facebook
Can a virtual doctor help reverse a Type 2 diabetes diagnosis? A new health startup aims to help patients bring their diet and weight under control without medications or surgery. [ Link ]

This Health Startup Says Its Tech Can Reverse Diabetes
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03/20/2017 at 16:20. Facebook
Anemia during pregnancy increases the risk of severe anemia after delivery. Better screening and treatment during pregnancy may reverse this trend. [ Link ]

Anemia during pregnancy increases risk for severe postpartum anemia
Stanford professor Anne Lembke debunks the well-held belief that opioids taken for pain are not addictive. [ Link ]

9 million painkillers shipped to tiny West Virginia town
A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirms the need for more mental health services to prevent youth suicides. Stanford is poised to open two centers in Santa Clara County to serve 12-to-25-year-olds. [ Link ]

Experts, advocates react to youth suicide report
Bay Area rains have left behind more than just beautiful green hills. Mold in flood-damaged homes can be harmful to human health. [ Link ]

How dangerous are mold hazards plaguing flooded Bay Area homes?
Followers of gluten-free diets face exposure to higher levels of mercury and arsenic. [ Link ]

Study: Higher Arsenic, Mercury Exposure in People Following Gluten-Free...
There is nothing "natural" about cigarettes advertised to be organic and additive-free. [ Link ]

False Advertising? “Natural” Cigarettes Are Bad For Nature, Stanford...
Researchers discover a connection between autism and addiction. [ Link ]

The Hidden Link Between Autism and Addiction
Pain medications kill more Americans than any illegal drug. Addiction expert Anne Lembke explains the history of opioid use and abuse. [ Link ]

The Prescription Pain Pill Epidemic: A Conversation with Dr. Anna Lembke...
Upon being diagnosed with stomach cancer in January 2008, Steve Melen turned to Stanford Health Care for treatment. Fighting for his life, he underwent major surgery involving the removal of his stomach, spleen and half of his pancreas, followed by several rounds of chemotherapy and radiation. Nine years later, Steve now lives cancer free and dedicates his life to fighting for others suffering...
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The secret to getting young men to the doctor? Bring the doctor to them. Telemedicine is changing the practice of medicine for young, healthy patients.
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"When the medic arrived to transport [Maria Moore]...he stopped dead in his tracks, visibly shocked to find his heart patient was a mid-30s mom." An affliction called Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection, or SCAD, can strike in women between the ages of 30 and 50 with no prior history of risk factors for heart disease. Learn what symptoms young, healthy new moms should watch out for. [...
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On Having a Baby and a Heart Attack: Why You Might Be at Risk for This...
Relief for sleepy teens? A new state senate bill promotes later school start times to decrease the negative effects of sleep deprivation on students. [ Link ]

Beyond time for later school day start for our students