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Jul 17 2017 | SCOPE Stanford Medicine News | Posted In: Faculty, In the News
Physicians have to walk a tough line when encouraging healthy behavior. Take Dr. J. She bikes to work, swims over lunch, jogs on the weekend and eats primarily veggies grown in her garden, supplemented by fish and poultry purchased at the local farmer’s market. Will she relate well with Ms. E, who...
Jul 13 2017 | The New York Times | Posted In: Faculty, In the News
“I enjoy working out at the gym,” declares one profile. “To keep myself fit, I like to hike, bike and exercise,” says another. These comments aren’t part of a dating site. Rather, they come from physicians’ online profiles that prospective patients view when they are looking for a new doctor.
Jun 28 2017 | Stanford News | Posted In: Awards, In the News, Students
A recent ceremony honored 33 prize winners representing 26 departments from the three Stanford schools with undergraduate programs –  Humanities and Sciences;  Engineering; and  Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences.
Jun 26 2017 | Stanford News | Posted In: Faculty, In the News, Students
African American and Latino students who completed self-affirming writing exercises in middle school took more challenging courses and were more likely to enroll in college, among other positive outcomes. Having minority middle school students write a series of self-affirmation exercises focusing...
“Boomerang” kids returning home? Get ready for stress and dissatisfaction. Adult children moving back with their parents is so common a phenomenon that it’s inspired Hollywood movies (witness Failure to Launch with Matthew McConaughey). Credit the financial crisis and the slow economic recovery...