Hamad on neighborhoods and health
The Stanford researcher co-authored a new study showing that refugees assigned to the most deprived Swedish neighborhoods were 15 to 30 percent more likely to develop Type 2 diabetes.
Girod on gender bias in leadership
Sabine Girod led an effort to see if an educational intervention could reduce gender leadership bias among medical school faculty members. In short, it succeeded.
35 years ago: first successful heart-lung transplant
The surgeon who led the team that performed the first successful heart-lung transplant 35 years ago discusses his recollections of the patient and the operation.
Longo discusses dementia
In a recent interview, neurologist Frank Longo discussed Alzheimer’s disease, recent research breakthroughs and the new Stanford Neuroscience Health Center, which he co-leads.
Preventing and managing headaches
As someone who has managed his own migraines for years, Stanford headache expert Robert Cowan offers advice to those who experience chronic headaches.
Palko discusses WHO report on meat
The Stanford clinical dietitian shared his thoughts on the World Health Organization report and offered some suggestions on what we might want to change about our food choices.
Exploring IOM’s diagnostic-error report
A landmark Institute of Medicine report has found that despite dramatic improvements in patient safety over the last 15 years, diagnostic errors have been the critical blind spot of health-care providers.
Ending the diagnostic odyssey
A national program to diagnose difficult-to-diagnose patients is taking root at Stanford under the guidance of heart specialist Euan Ashley.
Ombudsperson on trust, trap of ‘default thinking’
Jim Laflin, the “listener” for the School of Medicine, said in an interview that rather than advise people on what to do, he helps them to clarify and identify their options.
Charlotte Jacobs on writing, medicine
The retired Stanford professor’s most recent book, a biography of the polio-vaccine pioneer Jonas Salk, was published in the spring.
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