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JUNE 2022

Answers to your questions about monkeypox

The monkeypox virus is normally endemic to Africa but has recently been found on other continents. It spreads through prolonged, direct contact with infected people or their bedding, clothing, and towels.

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Investigating psychiatric illnesses of mass shooters

In analyzing 35 mass shooters in the United States who survived the incidents, researchers found that 28 were likely suffering from an untreated psychiatric illness at the time of the shooting.

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How some sunscreens damage coral

Researchers discovered a mechanism by which oxybenzone, a chemical shown to protect the skin against UV rays, could hasten the demise of coral reefs. They hope this knowledge can inform new sunscreen recipes that are both effective and safe for coral.

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3D printed vaccine patches

A new vaccine patch prototype demonstrates that the concept is feasible and also potentially more effective than injected vaccinations at generating a robust immune response.

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Do’s and don’ts during the infant formula shortage

Dr. Shweta Namjoshi provides guidance to parents who may be wondering what to do during the nationwide shortage of baby formula.

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Are you due for a cancer screening?

Take Pride

Dr. Benjamin Laniakea provides an overview of the unique primary care considerations for LGBTQ+ patients.

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Pediatrician Q&A

Children as young as 6 months can now receive COVID-19 vaccines. Dr. Grace Lee answers frequently asked questions.

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Bike Safety

Bicycle crashes are one of the top causes of injury seen in the Trauma Service at Stanford Health Care. Learn tips for staying safe on the road.

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Smell Rehab

Dr. Zara Patel explains how COVID-19 hampers the sense of smell and how smell rehab may retrain the olfactory system.

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myHealth Tip

Find care cost estimates under the "Insurance" tab.

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