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Epidurals increase in popularity, Stanford study finds - Scope

As Stanford researchers were busy mining data on birth certificates from 17 million deliveries, they stumbled across a surprising figure. Seventy-one percent of pregnant women get #epidurals or other spinal anesthesia.

New wing of Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital augments clinical scanning

Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford has the only standalone PET/MRI scanner in Northern California dedicated to pediatric patients. This means shorter study times, less time under anesthesia, and decreased doses of radiation. Plus kids can be distracted and entertained with child-frien...
Stanford Bioengineers Develop Simple Test for Preterm Birth Risk

Stanford Bioengineers Develop Simple Test for Preterm Birth Risk

Stanford Bioengineers Develop Simple Test for Preterm Birth Risk: A revolutionary new blood test for pregnant women helps predict premature birth with high reliability, a Stanford-led study reports: https://stan.md/2sPqetl

Food rules positively influence teen food choices | Stanford News

Good news for parents who want their kids to eat their vegetables. According to a new study by Stanford researchers, adolescents who have health-oriented food rules at home are more likely to make healthy eating decisions on their own.

Growing Up with School Lockdowns and Active Shooter Drills

How can parents talk to their young children about news of school shootings? Child psychiatrist Victor Carrion, MD, offers advice and context for the new normal.
Super Bowl surprise for a teen cancer patient

Super Bowl surprise for a teen cancer patient

Super Bowl surprise for a teen cancer patient: That moment when Anuj (student, cancer fighter, and our hospital’s #1 Patriots fan) was surprised with the news that he is going to the Super Bowl!!! We love that look of pure joy and shock on his face. Afterwards, we asked him what ...

50 years ago, Stanford heart doctors made history

Fifty years ago, Stanford surgeon Norman Shumway and his team performed the first human #heart #transplant in the United States.

Harvest Café - Stanford Children’s Health

Our new Harvest Café was designed to combat the negative stereotype of hospital food. We want to ensure our patients, their families and our doctors, nurses and health care teams have healthy food selections that can lead to faster healing and better care. #GrowingTogether

Grace Lee, MD, new associate chief medical officer

Welcome to Grace Lee, MD, who was recently named as the associate chief medical officer for practice innovation. As she begins this new appointment, her goal is to find ways to improve clinical outcomes and operational efficiency, and come up with creative and disruptive ways to improve pati...
San Ramon Valley Education Foundation Mini-Run and Health & We...

San Ramon Valley Education Foundation Mini-Run and Health & We...

San Ramon Valley Education Foundation Mini-Run and Health & We...: This just in! Video highlights from the San Ramon Valley Education Foundation Mini-Run and Health & Wellness Expo, where 500 mini runners got a jump start on a warm September day. The annual community event enco...

Second Annual Nightingale Awards - Stanford Children’s Health Blog

Recently 26 nurses were honored during the second annual Nightingale Awards for Excellence in Nursing. The occasion included a heartfelt tribute by Aida Sandoval, the mother of formerly conjoined twins who were separated and cared for at the hospital.

Thank you to all our nurses who go above...
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