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Stanford launches digital health center to connect faculty with tech companies

The Stanford University School of Medicine today announced the launch of a center to support collaborations between Stanford faculty and Silicon Valley technology companies to develop, test and implement new digital health tools. The Center for Digital Health aims to … Continue reading

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No Doctor Should Work 30 Straight Hours Without Sleep

“When Larry Schlachter was a 31-year-old neurosurgeon, he was driving to the hospital early one morning and “just blacked out.” He crashed his car and crushed his chest; broken ribs punctured his thorax, which filled with air and blood. “I … Continue reading

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A single-payer system, like Medicare, is the cure for America’s ailing healthcare” Bernie Sanders

“Healthcare is a right and we must ensure provision of that right for Americans. A single-payer system will be good for the average American, good for businesses, good for workers and good for our overall economy.” More.

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Sharing the experience of transplant through summer camp

On Monday, July 20, 50 kids boarded a bus at St. Bede’s Episcopal Church in Menlo Park. The occasion? To spend an entire week up north, 100 miles away, at St. Dorothy’s Rest in Camp Meeker, Calif. It was all … Continue reading

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The New York Times: Birthday Candles on Her Deathbed.

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Coverage for End-of-Life Talks Gaining Ground

Five years after it exploded into a political conflagration over “death panels,” the issue of paying doctors to talk to patients about end-of-life care is making a comeback, and such sessions may be covered for the 50 million Americans on … Continue reading

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Study May Alter Approach to Prostate Cancer

Many men with prostate cancer put off using chemotherapy as long as possible, fearing its side effects. But a new study has found that men given chemotherapy early in their treatment for advanced disease lived a median of nearly 14 months … Continue reading

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