The latest issue of Stanford Medicine magazine features an article describing international efforts to help 2 billion people globally by 2025.
Researchers found a strong correlation between the density of legal gun sellers — particularly pawnshops — in a state and firearm-related suicide rates.
A study led by a Stanford Business researcher at four schools in Panama explores the best way to persuade kids to drink more water.
More than 300 doctors, residents and medical students gathered on the Stanford Medicine campus to support reducing firearms violence in the United States.
At the Global Climate Action Summit recently, Stanford researchers emphasized the importance of the effects of climate change on children's health.
As the Global Climate Action Summit convenes in San Francisco, Stanford leaders discuss links between climate change and health.
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.
The prevalence of suicide by firearm in the U.S. is just one of the many sobering statistics to emerge out of a new investigation of global gun violence.
John Farquhar, a beloved mentor, and pioneer in cardiovascular disease prevention at Stanford, died Aug. 22 at the age of 91.
Doctors are worried that marijuana legalization is harming vulnerable populations, such as infants exposed to the drug during pregnancy or breastfeeding.
Drowning is the leading cause of death for children ages 1-4. Here, Stanford pediatricians offer tips and reminders to help keep kids safe.
A new NPR story explains how California experts have been examining the causes of maternal mortality and successfully figuring out how to counteract them.
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.
This Stars of Stanford Medicine feature profiles Raga Ayyagari, who is finishing a master's degree in epidemiology and clinical research and plans to pursue a career in global public health.
Howard Koh, MD, former assistant secretary of health in the Obama Administration, spoke recently in a Stanford Health Policy Forum discussion.