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APR 2019

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Colon Cancer Screening

Colon cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in men and women, but it is highly treatable and even preventable. Learn more about the importance and ease of screening for colon cancer.

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Are Standing Desks Really Better for You?

Many of us have heard that sitting for too long can be bad for our health. And some of us have started using standing desks at work in order to avoid sitting for too long. But, does it make that much of a difference? Stanford sports medicine doctor Dr. Michael Fredericson breaks down the pros and cons of standing desks.

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How to Find the Right Therapist

Have you thought about seeking out a therapist but are unsure of where to start? Stanford’s Dr. Keith Humphreys shares what to look for in a therapist and the questions you should ask.

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Cleaning Your Medicine Cabinet

With the warmer weather upon us, many people have started spring cleaning. One important area you may have overlooked is your medicine cabinet. Stanford’s Dr. Sean Mackey shares tips for cleaning out this space and keeping your home safe for you and your loved ones.

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Prepare your body for labor with exercise

from Stanford Children’s Health

There are many benefits to exercising while pregnant, including boosting your mental and physical health. A good goal is to exercise throughout pregnancy for 30 minutes at least five times a week at moderate intensity, which means being able to carry on a conversation while exercising.

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Online Second Opinion

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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myHealth Tip

Did you know that Stanford Health Care offers an easy online way to quickly communicate with your care team, pay bills, and more?

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Stanford Health Care Now

Discover Stanford Health Care patient stories

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