Targeted screening can cut hepatitis B related deaths in the U.S. by half - and save money.
Children aren’t getting access to many new medical devices, but the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is working to change that.
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.
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.
The culture of modern medicine is challenging the ability of doctors to develop strong relationships with their patients, potentially harming both health care and physician wellness.
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force is now recommending that men aged 55 to 69 should talk with their doctors about prostate-specific antigen screening.
A Stanford study explores the factors that are important to help a community recover from a disaster such as an epidemic.
Future physicians may one day be practicing more as overseers rather than decision makers, argues Stanford medical student Steven Zhang.
A new study found that oncologists have divergent views on how to use “value” to guide cancer treatment recommendations.
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.
A new report out of the U.S. Health and Human Services Department takes a science-first approach to detailing the boons of physical activity for human health.
Should research findings be moved to the clinic as soon as possible or should things move more slowly for patient safety? A med student explores the issues.
In a talk at Stanford, Jonathan Perlin of HCA Healthcare discusses how electronic health records can help doctors improve care in a learning health system.
In her role as a Stanford anesthesiologist, Alyssa Burgart, MD, doesn’t see patients with spinal muscular atrophy as often as the neurologists who regularly treat …