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Do not Let Patients Detract From Hands-On Medicine, Author/Educator Urges

On his first day as attending physician at Stanford, Abraham Verghese, MD, suggested to the ward team that they leave the

Nearly 6.4 Million Californians Lack Health insurance

Nearly one-fifth of all Californians under age 65 were without health insurance for all or some of 2007, according to a policy brief released today by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research.

Testes Stem Cell Can Change into Other Body Tissues, Stanford/UCSF Study Shows

Scientists at the Stanford University School of Medicine and at UC-San Francisco have succeeded in isolating stem cells from human testes. The cells bear a striking resemblance to embryonic stem cells -

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is the most common reproductive endocrine disease among women of childbearing age. It affects approximately 5 to 10 percent of all women and is a lifelong condition.

Obesity Among Californias Low-income Teens Nearly Triple That Of More Affluent Peers

California's low-income teenagers have a lot in common: Sugary soda. Fast-food restaurants. Too much television. Not enough exercise. The result: Low-income teenagers are almost three times more likely to be obese than teens...


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