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Meet Paul Fisher, MD –  Chief, Division of Child Neurology

Meet Paul Fisher, MD – Chief, Division of Child Neurology

Meet Paul Fisher, MD – Chief, Division of Child Neurology: In this video, Paul Fisher, MD, describes his work as a pediatric neurologist at Stanford Children’s Health. He specializes in general neurology, neuro-oncology, brain tumors and autism.

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Promoting safer routes to school through citizen science - Scope

Stanford researchers are using citizen science to increase safety around the school environment:

“The goal is to empower residents of all backgrounds, ages and circumstances to be part of the solution—to make their neighborhoods and communities healthier places for everybody to live,” say...

Parenting: The endless battle over kids and screen time

Pediatricians continually warn about the dangers of too much tech use. “It’s addictive,” says David Wanderman, a pediatrician with Stanford Children’s Health. “Anything that gives you a dopamine hit makes you feel good so that it makes you want to do it again and again. Social media and video ga...

To Keep Women From Dying In Childbirth, Look To California

One in eight infants born in the United States is born in California. And since 2006, the state has cut its rate of women dying in childbirth by more than half.

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.
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