New Stanford research shows alarming trends in teens' use of a popular vaping device, suggesting they need better education about its addictive potential.
When 12-year-old Lizneidy Serratos was airlifted to the Bay Area in early August, her heart was pumping so weakly that she could not walk or eat.
Cancerous tumors cause disease in two ways: they grow and spread. But a new immune therapy approach may be able to target both problems simultaneously.
Feeding the tiniest, most vulnerable human beings takes patience and know-how. A new toolkit updates doctors on the nutritional needs of preemies.
Despite strong medical evidence, a California bill to delay school start times is defeated. But Stanford sleep specialist Rafael Pelayo isn’t giving up.
A study led by a Stanford Business researcher at four schools in Panama explores the best way to persuade kids to drink more water.
At the Global Climate Action Summit recently, Stanford researchers emphasized the importance of the effects of climate change on children's health.
Nearly 500 children remain inside detention centers along the U.S.-Mexico border separated from their parents in the custody of the U.S. government.
As the Global Climate Action Summit convenes in San Francisco, Stanford leaders discuss links between climate change and health.
A team of researchers has used an algorithm to improve newborn screening for genetic diseases, with the hopes of reducing the number of false positives.
Most kids who suffer concussions can recover at home with support from their families and doctors, according to a Stanford brain injury expert.
Scientists review the compliance of pharmacies and tobacco-selling policies, finding that Walgreens is the most likely to sell to minors.
A study's comprehensive analysis reveals the indirect child casualties due to warfare in Africa; their deaths far outweigh direct warfare deaths.
Neonatal intensive care unit nurse Vilma Wong recognized the name of one of the residents one day — he was one of her former patients.
Two Stanford physicians would like to expand role of pediatricians in family planning and contraception for both teenagers and new mothers.
Stanford innovators have created ways to fit MRI scanning equipment to kids instead of the other way around. Adult patients can benefit, too.