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FEB 2019

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February is Heart Month

Heart disease is the number one cause of death for both men and women, but there is hope. Throughout the month of February, Stanford Health Care has been sharing the latest advances in the treatment and prevention of heart disease through a series of videos. Click on the link below to hear some of our experts talk about these new and exciting treatments.

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The Link Between South Asians and Heart Disease

People of South Asian descent have a higher risk for heart disease than the general population, and often develop it at a younger age. Dr. Abha Khandelwal, a cardiologist at Stanford Health Care’s South Asian Translational Heart Initiative (or Ssathi) shares her expertise on this in the below article.

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Can Walking in Place Lead to Weight Loss?

Dr. John Morton, Chief of Bariatric Surgery at Stanford, looks at this new trend and if it’s an effective weight loss tool.

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A Big Victory for a Tiny Heart

from Stanford Children’s Health

February is National Heart Month – and that is reason to celebrate for the parents of 1-year-old Carter, a spirited toddler who was diagnosed at birth with a rare condition that had them scrambling for answers.

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March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month. Stanford will be hosting a community event to share the latest advances in the prevention and treatment of colon cancer. Save the date for Saturday, March 23rd from 9:30am-11:30am. Click below to learn more.

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Get a second opinion from Stanford Medicine’s world-class doctors. It’s all done remotely and you don’t have to visit our hospital or clinic for this service.

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