A Stanford pediatric trauma expert discusses children's separation from their parents at the border and shares how childhood trauma can harm the brain.
Pediatric resident Jennifer DeCoste-Lopez emphasizes the importance of nurturing caregivers and decries policies that separate children from parents.
Victor Fuchs, known for his lifelong contributions to health economics, recently celebrated the publication of his new book "Health Economics and Policy: Selected Writings" with a talk on campus.
Most participants in clinical trials believe the benefits of broadly sharing individual data outweigh the risks, a new Stanford study has found.
A working paper from Stanford scholars finds evidence that some consumers who buy their own insurance have taken advantage of the ACA provision preventing discrimination based on preexisting conditions to strategically pop in and out of coverage in ACA marketplaces.
A majority of primary care doctors report frustration with how electronic health records have affected their relationships with patients and with the amount of time required by the systems, according to a Stanford poll commissioned from The Harris Poll. However, many also say EHRs have led to improved patient care.
A team of researchers has updated and improved the equations that guide prescribing decisions for physicians in the U.S. regarding cardiovascular risk.
It’s one of the hardest questions in medicine: Should hospitals ever stop spending money to avert certain preventable deaths?
Stanford's David Ouyang sifted through more than a million texts to find out if clinicians inadvertently endorse brand-name medications over less expensive generic alternatives.
Howard Koh, MD, former assistant secretary of health in the Obama Administration, spoke recently in a Stanford Health Policy Forum discussion.
Results from the Millennium Villages Project, an experimental effort to tackle poverty in Africa, are mixed, researchers say.
A Stanford study explores the factors that are important to help a community recover from a disaster such as an epidemic.
A new study found that oncologists have divergent views on how to use “value” to guide cancer treatment recommendations.
A group of researchers are trying to answer the question: Are you more or less likely to die if you own a firearm? Their work was recently featured in the Washington Post.
Health literacy means doctors explaining health care tasks - such as giving a child medication - in doable steps that don’t make you feel like you’re overwhelmed, says health-literacy expert Ruth Parker, a guest at next month's Childx conference.
Firearm violence as a public health problem was the focus of a recent Stanford Medicine forum. Physicians should conduct more research on gun violence and advocate for gun safety with patients, presenters said.