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Dying to Know: What Patients and Families Want to Know about End of Life Care and Issues

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Presented by Kavitha Ramchandran, MD Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine March 2, 2017 One of the most common questions doctors get from patients with advanced cancer or other serious illness is this: “How much time do I have, doc? Tell it to me straight,” said Kavitha Ramchandran, MD, in a lecture at the Stanford Health [...]

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Aging at Home with Chronic Illness

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Presented by: Bryant Lin, MD Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine February 9, 2017 Aging can be a challenge for anyone. Chronic disease can magnify the challenges as people pass the age of 60, 70, or 80. But with grace and grit, people can avoid some pitfalls and minimize others. Bryant Lin, MD, had a pack [...]

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Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow: Emerging Treatments for Hair Loss

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Presented by: Anthony Oro, MD, PhD Professor of Dermatology January 19, 2017 Think of a head of hair as a matter of seed and soil. Hair follicles are seeds, and the soil is your scalp and body. Every seed comes with a “warranty,” or lifespan. Once gone, it’s replaced by a new seed that takes [...]

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How to Identify Individuals at Enhanced Risk for Developing Statin-Associated Type 2 Diabetes

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Presented by: Gerald Reaven, MD Professor of Medicine (Active Emeritus) September 15, 2016 More than 200 million people around the world take statin drugs to lower cholesterol levels and reduce the risk of heart attack or stroke. Statins interfere with the synthesis of low-density lipoprotein (LDL), the “bad” cholesterol that is a prime suspect in heart [...]

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What is Venous Disease Exactly?

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Presented by:  Eri Fukaya, MD, PhD Clinical Instructor, Vascular Medicine June 9, 2016 The basic concept of how blood moves through the body has been observed since the days of Hippocrates, but it wasn’t until the mid-1600s that early scientists realized that the blood’s circulation was based on one interconnected framework.

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A Practical, Holistic Approach to Stress & Wellness in a High Pressure World

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Presented by: Nadia E. Haddad, MD, MS Clinical Instructor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences April 14, 2016 Stress is an undeniable aspect of modern life. Though everyone experiences and responds to stress in an individual way, stress is defined as physical and psychological pressure that causes a disturbance in your body’s natural equilibrium. It’s actually an [...]

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Osteoporosis: Prevention and Treatment

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Presented by: Joy Wu, MD, PhD Assistant Professor, Medicine (Endocrinology) February 25, 2016 Most people are aware that as they age, their bones aren’t as strong as when they were young. But many don’t realize how common osteoporosis is. “A pretty significant proportion of the American population has some degree of bone loss,” said Joy [...]

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