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Hypertension in the 21st Century: What We Know Now What We Need to Know

Donna Alvarado, Medical Editor

Presented by Vivek Bhalla, MD, FASN, FAHA Assistant Professor of Medicine Director, Stanford Hypertension Center June 13, 2019 High blood pressure afflicts about one-third to one-half of the U.S. population. Although it’s so common, doctors still don’t know what causes it in most cases. But they do know how to improve it. That’s important because […]

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Eating Well for Your Blood Glucose and Loving It!

Donna Alvarado, Medical Editor

Presented by Leah Groppo, MS, RD, CDE Clinical Dietitian III, Certified Diabetes Educator May 23, 2019 You may not realize it, but you’re an expert. Nobody else knows more than you do about what food you like and what you don’t. So when it comes to motivating you to eat healthy food, you know best […]

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Why Weight? Advances in Obesity Treatment

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Presented by John Morton, MD, MPH, FACS, FASMBS Chief, Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgery April 13, 2017 An obesity crisis still grips America, leaving 1 in 3 people obese. Rates of adult obesity have doubled in the last 20 years. When doctors go looking for the cause, they see multiple villains.

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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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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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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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Sleep Like a Baby: Myths About Insomnia and Aging

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Presented by: Donn Posner, PhD Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences January 28, 2016 Two of the widespread myths about insomnia are that babies get the best sleep—and aging people get the worst. But Donn Posner, PhD, says sleep doesn’t have to be lousy in older people.

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