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Medicaid Changes Would Hurt Health Care For All Kids, Packard Children’s CEO Writes

There’s a refrain you often hear in pediatric medicine: Children aren’t small adults. Most are very healthy and mainly need good preventive care, but …

Health Care

49ers safety Reid endorses LSU safety Adams: 'We'd have to battle it out'

SANTA CLARA – The 49ers already have three safeties selected within the top two rounds of the draft.<p>But as the organization has considered its …

NFL Draft

The First 100 Days of the Trump Administration: Implications for Energy and Climate — A Bipartisan Discussion

After the first 100 days of the Trump administration, along with a new Congress, what does US energy policy look like? And what are the implications …

Climate

Prescribing MHealth: One Strategy Proves Helpful For Blood Pressure Control

Many patients who resist taking a blood pressure drug are willing to try a combination wearable device and phone app that helps them control their …

mHealth

How Do Traumatic Childhood Experiences Affect Adults?

During my two years off from medical school, I’ve been volunteering as a court appointed special advocate for children in the foster care system. And …

Medicine

“Oh, My! It’s In Everything!” Stanford Group Encourages People To Ditch Sugar For A Week | Scope Blog

Do you sigh for cinnamon rolls, pine for pastries, or lust after lemon meringue pie? You aren’t alone, and Stanford Medicine wants to help. But maybe …

Sugar

Woman reports being groped at Stanford University

STANFORD UNIVERSITY — A female employee was groped Wednesday night at Stanford University but she declined to press charges against the suspect, …

Crime

Building the Future: 8 Projects Rethinking Campus Design at Stanford

As a private research university between San Jose and San Francisco, Stanford has strong ties to its place. With one of the largest campuses in the United States, the university has three academic schools that combine diverse spatial and formal typologies. Located on the San Francisco Peninsula in …

Architecture

Bubic Quiets 'Cats

<b>STANFORD, Calif.</b> – SophomoreKris Bubic allowed just one earned run in a career-high seven innings and No. 18 Stanford rallied to win its sixth …

Major League Baseball

Arizona at Stanford

By<p>April 26, 2017<p>Coach Marquess has just two home series remaining in his 41-year career.<p>By<p>April 26, 2017<p>DOWNLOAD COMPLETE RELEASE (PDF) BY THE NUMBERS<p>…

Pac-12 Conference

Congressional Checks on Presidential Power

6:00PM – 7:15PM | Discussion<br>Dinner will be served at 5:45PM<p>In Federalist 51, James Madison argued that an important defense against tyranny resides …

Constitutional Law

How Doctors Are Battling “an Unknown Enemy”

For doctors, a rare disease can be a frustrating mystery. It poses challenges they haven’t learned about in medical school or encountered in …

Medicine

Brain In A Bottle? Not Quite, But Watching The Human Brain Develop In A Dish Is A Big First Step

This striking image captures nerve cells (in green) migrating from one region of the human forebrain into another region — in laboratory glassware. …

Neuroscience

The fading American dream: Trends in absolute income mobility since 1940.

2017 Apr 24. pii: eaal4617. doi: 10.1126/science.aal4617. [Epub ahead of print]<p>1Department of Economics, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA. …

Social Justice

​Finally, a peek inside the ‘black box’ of machine learning systems

Many astounding feats of computer intelligence, from automated language translation to self-driving cars, are based on neural networks: machine …

Machine Learning

CS 106A: Programming Methodology - Homework

• There is probably someone in the LaIR, or maybe the instructor has office hours soon. If so, go see them.<br>• Check the message forum; your question may …

Programming

Midseason Watch List

Courtesy: Stanford Athletics<p>Related Links<p><b>STANFORD, Calif.</b> - Junior reliever<p>Colton Hockwas named to the Stopper of the Year Midseason Watch List by …

Stanford Cardinal

On transitions and identity: A reflection by Stanford’s Philip Pizzo

Philip Pizzo, MD, began planning for life after medicine before he had barely begun to work as a doctor. As a resident in pediatrics, Pizzo, the …

Medicine

Implementing Weld in Rust

Weld is a runtime and language for high performance data analytics, developed in the Stanford Infolab. It is implemented in Rust, a modern take on a …

Programming

Using antique wax figures to learn about anatomy

“Look at the detail inside the heart,” said Paul Brown, DDS, a consulting associate professor of anatomy at Stanford. “Isn’t that phenomenal?”I tend …

Medicine

Stanford’s Big Data Conference returning

Late May brings Stanford Medicine’s fifth annual Big Data in Biomedicine conference, open to the public.The May 24-25 meeting — titled “Big Data in …

Big Data

Understanding and preventing concussions: A conversation with Stanford’s David Camarillo

We’ve written quite a bit about the work of Stanford bioengineer David Camarillo, PhD, who is working to understand concussions. On a recent episode …

The Brain

How to Disappear? Is it possible to move through a smart city undetected?

Even in the middle of major city, it’s possible to go off the grid. Last year, the Atlantic profiled a family in Washington, D.C., that harvests …

Cities

A patient advocate’s impassioned plea to care for the caregiver, too

We celebrated my dad’s 70th birthday on a warm summer night in 2011 with a big Sicilian family dinner and root beer floats for dessert on our patio. …

Health Care

Season Starts in Columbus

Courtesy: Stanford Athletics<p>Related Links<p><b>STANFORD, Calif. –</b> Stanford will begin its 2017-18 season in Columbus, Ohio with a pair of games against …

College Football

Moving toward multi-pronged treatment for the worst childhood brain tumor

New Stanford research published in <i>Cancer Cell</i> suggests two potential drug targets for a terrible pediatric brain tumor, diffuse intrinsic pontine …

Cancer

A comic about birth control educates patients — and providers

Growing up in India, Aparna Sridhar, MD, devoured comics like Tintin and Asterix. And as a gynecologist at the University of California, Los Angeles, …

Health

“I knew my heart; it knew me”: A patient reflects on her disease and transplant

Young at heart. He has a heart of gold. She’s a heartbreaker.So often we used the word “heart” to define who we are or how we feel — but how much …

Medicine

CS 106A: Programming Methodology - Lectures

This calendar displays what we have covered each day and may also contain rough estimates of what we will cover in the future. Information listed …

Programming

Spread your hate elsewhere: in defense of student protesters of alt-right speakers

Over the past few weeks, there have been two major controversies regarding far-right speakers and their potential to speak at universities. Richard …

Racism