5 Questions: Ammerman on pediatrics academy's opposition to legalizing pot
A policy statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics opposes legalizing recreational and medical marijuana use because of the threat it poses to the health of children and adolescents.
5 Questions: Temple Grandin discusses autism, animal communication
Temple Grandin, an autism-rights activist and professor of animal science at Colorado State University, will discuss autism and animal behavior in a Nov. 19 talk at Stanford.
5 Questions: Why a fashion magazine editor became a dermatologist
Laurel Geraghty, a former editor at Glamour, is now a second-year dermatology resident at the Stanford.
5 Questions: David Relman on risks of creating new pathogens
Biosecurity expert David Relman, MD, asserts that a better approach is needed for assessing the risks and benefits of research involving the creation of new and dangerous infectious agents.
5 Questions: Sanjay Basu on preventing chronic illness in developing nations
Rosenkranz prize winner Sanjay Basu uses mathematical models, statistics and data analysis to battle chronic disease in the developing world.
5 Questions: The story behind the new Stanford Medicine website
The effort to revamp the Stanford Medicine website began two years ago. In this Q&A, Web services director Mark Trenchard describes the process and what Web users can expect in coming months.
5 Questions: Brendan Carvalho on CPR for pregnant patients
When a pregnant woman's heart stops, two lives are threatened.
5 Questions: Ann Arvin on Stanford's history of collaboration
Stanford recently announced two new institutes that bridge departmental and school boundaries — the Stanford Neurosciences Institute and the Stanford Institute for Chemical Biology — bringing the number of university-wide interdisciplinary laboratories, centers and institutes on campus to 18.
5 Questions: Jackler on the rise of e-cigarettes
The use of electronic cigarettes has grown rapidly across the United States, prompting questions about their safety and whether they serve as a gateway to conventional cigarettes or a means of kicking the habit — or at least of sustaining a nicotine addiction without inhaling the carcinogens in smoke.
5 Questions: David Magnus on understanding brain death
When is a person considered dead? Two recent cases have thrust the issue of "brain death" back into the national conversation.
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