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2008-12-09 12:00:00

Rare back-to-back cesarean and liver transplant surgeries rescue dying mom and preemie baby STANFORD, Calif., Dec. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- "We were thinking we'd be lucky to get one live person out of this situation, and we didn't know which it would be," said William Benitz, MD.

2008-11-03 15:00:21

Stanford University Medical Center today announced the release of the Fall 2008 Community Benefits Summary for Stanford Hospital & Clinics, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital and the Stanford School of Medicine.

2008-10-29 18:00:25

On Oct. 30, the Stanford Blood Center will honor more than 400 donors who have made 100 or more blood donations. "This is not your typical Silicon Valley business breakfast.

2008-10-20 18:00:30

Stanford Hospital & Clinics and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital today presented their vision for the future of medicine in Palo Alto.

2008-10-15 12:00:33

Stanford University Medical Center Renewal Project: WHAT: The Stanford University Medical Center Renewal Project is hosting a special event to unveil its design plans for the new Stanford Hospital and expansion of Lucile Packard Children's Hospital.

2008-10-07 18:00:34

PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- It started as a pilot project to help transport a few patients and families.

2008-10-06 18:00:36

Pregnant women worried about their babies' genetic health face a tough decision: get prenatal gene testing and risk miscarriage, or skip the tests and miss the chance to learn of genetic defects before birth. But a new prenatal test could make this dilemma obsolete.

2008-10-06 00:00:36

Hospitalized kids with painful ailments from broken bones to cancer are often dosed with strong, painkilling drugs known as opiates. The medications block pain, but they can have nasty side effects.

2008-10-01 00:14:13

Pregnant women who are part of an Asian-white couple face an increased risk of gestational diabetes as compared with couples in which both partners are white, according to a new study from Lucile Packard Children's Hospital and the Stanford University School of Medicine.

2008-09-11 21:00:25

By an 858 to 277 vote, employees at Stanford Hospital & Clinics and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital have elected to be represented by the United Healthcare Workers West (UHW) union, hospital officials announced today.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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