Health / Wellness

Update on Migraine

Migraines are an intense and often debilitating type of headache which affect nearly 24 million Americans every year. This talk will focus on the causes of migraines, how they are diagnosed, and how they are differentiated from other kinds of headaches, as well as current treatments for this condition.

Speaker: Meredith Barad, MD Clinical Assistant Professor of Anesthesia(Pain) and Neurology & Neurological Science, Stanford University Medical Center

Date and Time: 
Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 19:00
Location: 
Stanford Health Library Hoover Pavilion, Suite 201, 211 Quarry Rd., Palo Alto, CA 94304
Event Sponsor: 
Stanford Health Library
Contact Email: 
healthlibrary@stanfordhealthcare.org
Contact Phone: 
650-498-7826

Admission

No Fee. To register call 650-498-7826 

Last modified Sat, 4 Apr, 2015 at 23:45

Relay for Life

Relay for Life is a 24 hour event put on by Stanford's Colleges Against Cancer. This year Relay for Life is May 16 - 17 from 10 AM to 10 AM on Cobb Track at Angell Field.

The American Cancer Society's Relay For Life is a life-changing event that gives everyone in communities across the globe a chance to celebrate the lives of people who have battled cancer, remember loved ones lost, and fight back against the disease.

Date and Time: 
Saturday, May 16, 2015 (All day)
Location: 
Cobb Track at Angell Field
Event Sponsor: 
Colleges Against Cancer
Contact Email: 
jnewcs@stanford.edu
Contact Phone: 
9724158553

Admission

Participants will be asked to give a donation to the American Cancer Society to be able to enjoy the food that is provided throughout the entire event. The event is open to all members of the Stanford community as well as the general public.

Last modified Thu, 2 Apr, 2015 at 11:16

The Modern American Table: Is a Calorie a Calorie?

THE STANFORD HEALTH LIBRARY CELEBRATES TWENTY FIVE YEARS

Please join us for an evening with Robert Lustig, MD, and Christopher Gardner, PhD

IN CONVERSATION
THE MODERN AMERICAN TABLE: IS A CALORIE A CALORIE? 

We’ve all heard the dictate that a calorie is a calorie regardless of its source. But are all foods truly created equal in terms of how they affect our health and weight?

Given the barrage of competing information directed at us every day, what do we really know about healthy eating?

Date and Time: 
Thursday, April 9, 2015 - 19:00
Location: 
Arrillaga Alumni Center 326 Galvez Street Stanford, CA 94305-6105
Event Sponsor: 
Stanford Health Library
Contact Email: 
healthlibrary@stanfordhealthcare.org
Contact Phone: 
650-498-7826

Admission

No Fee. To register call 650-498-7826 

Last modified Fri, 27 Mar, 2015 at 23:45

Sexual Diversity and Health Symposium

Every year, the Weiland Health Initiative offers a FREE symposium on a topic related to gender and sexual diversity and health.  This year's event will focus on sexual diversity and health, and will feature topics such as polyamory, kink, sex positivity, HIV/AIDS and sexuality, transgender sexuality, and more, all explored through a health provider lens.  This event is the perfect opportunity to increase your clinical and cultural competence with the populations you serve.

Date and Time: 
Saturday, November 7, 2015 - 09:00
Location: 
Paul Brest Hall, Munger Conference Center
Event Sponsor: 
Weiland Health Initiative
Contact Email: 
ihansen@stanford.edu
Contact Phone: 
650-723-3785

Last modified Wed, 28 Oct, 2015 at 6:56

The Practice of Contemplation

"To see a world in a grain of sand and heaven in a wildflower; hold infinity in the palm of your hand and eternity in an hour" ­ William Blake

Discover how contemplation can contribute to peace and ease in the midst of hectic student life. This one-hour workshop invites students to explore contemplative practices that can become an enduring foundation for self-care. Activities will include guided meditation, reflective journaling and mindful engagement with visual art.

Date and Time: 
Thursday, May 7, 2015 - 19:00
Location: 
Windhover, 370 Santa Teresa St Stanford, CA 94305
Event Sponsor: 
Office for Religious Life
Contact Email: 
religious-life@stanford.edu
Contact Phone: 
650-723-1762

Last modified Mon, 13 Apr, 2015 at 23:45

The Mask You Live In

Is American masculinity harming our boys, men and society at large? 

 Join the Program in Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies for a special screening of The Mask You Live In, a film by Jennifer Siebel Newsom (creator of Miss Representation

March 31, 2015 @ 7:00 p.m. Cubberley Auditorium 

Seating is first come, first seated

Date and Time: 
Tuesday, March 31, 2015 - 19:00
Location: 
Cubberley Auditorium
Event Sponsor: 
Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Contact Email: 
rmeisels@stanford.edu
Contact Phone: 
650-723-3413

Admission

Free and open to the public

Seating is first come, first seated

Last modified Tue, 17 Mar, 2015 at 23:45

HIP: Registration opens

Register for your favorite HIP classes, and/or try a new class, and earn your BeWell berries in the process!

Date and Time: 
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 (All day)
Location: 
Your computer
Event Sponsor: 
Health Improvement Program
Contact Email: 
ausserer@stanford.edu
Contact Phone: 
650 721-6003

Admission

To register go to: http://hip.stanford.edu/

Last modified Mon, 16 Mar, 2015 at 8:02

Teens and Social Media

Do you worry about your teen and the pitfalls of social media? In today's social climate of thousands of apps, websites and platforms for communicating and socializing for teens, parents are often struggling to keep up with latest technology developments and set effective boundaries for their teens around this issue. Online predators and Cyberbullying are some examples of real concerns for parents. In this informative workshop you will :

* Get an overview of the various pitfalls of social media today.

*Learn effective ways to communicate to your teen about social media.

Date and Time: 
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 - 12:00
Location: 
Tresidder Memorial Union, 459 Lagunita Dr. Cypress-Lounge Conference Room
Event Sponsor: 
Help Center, WorkLife Office
Contact Email: 
vinutham@stanford.edu
Contact Phone: 
34577

Admission

Register for this workshop online: helpcenter.stanford.edu/register

Last modified Mon, 16 Mar, 2015 at 9:51

Celebrating Sustainability

Join Office of Sustainability and more than 30 campus partners for the annual Celebrating Sustainability Activity Festival on April 22, from 12-2pm! The annual Earth Day celebration brings students, staff and faculty from across campus together to educate, inspire and empower the community to engage with sustainability at Stanford.

Date and Time: 
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - 12:00
Location: 
SESI- Central Energy Facility
Event Sponsor: 
Sustainability and Energy Management
Contact Email: 
lhenn@stanford.edu
Contact Phone: 
736.6540

Admission

Free admission

Last modified Sat, 28 Feb, 2015 at 0:45

Summer Activities Fair

The WorkLife Office is proud to host its annual Summer Activities Fair for parents and grandparents seeking summer programs for their kids. More than 30 local vendors will be there to discuss their summer camps. This year's event also includes two breakout speaker sessions and raffle prizes!

Register to reserve your space at the breakout sessions; they are eligible for the Child Care BeWell Berry. 

Date and Time: 
Thursday, March 12, 2015 - 11:00
Location: 
Tresidder - Oak Lounge and Cypress Rooms
Event Sponsor: 
WorkLife Office
Contact Email: 
lhummel@stanford.edu
Contact Phone: 
723-2660

Admission

This event is open to the public.

In order to reserve your space at one of the breakout sessions, please register online: worklife.stanford.edu/register.

Last modified Thu, 26 Feb, 2015 at 0:45