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Sleep Disorders: Everything You Always Wanted to Know but Were Afraid to Ask

June 2, 2011 at 7:59 am
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At our May 2011 Café Scientifique, Dr. Dement discussed the importance of sleep and the consequences of sleep deprivation, narrowing in on three major sleep disorders; insomnia, narcolepsy and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and best treatment practices. He also shared his personal challenges with insomnia. Click here to listen to the podcast from his talk.


Lessons on Stress From Wild Baboons

April 27, 2011 at 9:06 am
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Tweet By Kevin O’Neill, Business Development Specialist, Stanford Blood Center After waiting for a year because of his packed speaking engagement schedule, we recently had the privilege of hosting Dr. Robert Sapolsky, PhD at our Café Scientifique series for a...


The George Bailey Effect

March 29, 2011 at 11:59 am
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Tweet After pregnancy complications in the spring of 2000 required Lauren Larsen be transfused with 200+ units of blood, she embarked on her current direction as a crusader for volunteer blood donations. In this role she has spoken at more...


SBC Heart

Stephen Schneider, a Noble Nobel

August 17, 2010 at 11:29 am
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By Kevin O’Neill, Business Development Specialist, Stanford Blood Center Stanford Blood Center had the privilege of hosting Dr. Stephen Schneider at a bi-monthly Cafe Scientifique discussion to share his unique perspective as both a climate studies expert and a cancer...