The leading cause of death in the U.S. is shifting from heart disease to cancer at varying paces across the country, according to Stanford research.
A Stanford professor unpacks some of the dynamics of the current drug pricing system and the potential effects of other approaches to this market.
During a talk at Stanford, journalist and author Barry Meier discussed his nearly two-decade long investigation into OxyContin and Purdue Pharma.
Loss of autonomy is a major source of trauma, physicians say. A trauma-informed approach would benefit immigrant families and communities receiving them.
In a Health Affairs piece, a group of physician leaders discuss the importance of a chief wellness officer and provide guidance on how to integrate the job into health system leadership.
A Stanford-led study examines whether the Patient Activation Measure can serve as an early indicator that an effort is affecting health care costs
In an essay published in JAMA, a Stanford medical student discusses the meaning behind an art installation he created to commemorate the novel Frankenstein.
A late-night phone call informed a Stanford doctor that his father was named a chemistry laureate for work that helped others create drugs from antibodies.
A Stanford study examines a key aspect of artificial intelligence: If machines provide advice for patient care, who should those machines be learning from?
Answers to a quiz on Stanford Medicine's eight Nobel laureates, recognized for contributions in physiology/medicine, chemistry and physics.
Test your knowledge about the eight Stanford Medicine researchers who have been awarded a Nobel Prize in the medical school's 110-year history.
A Stanford study finds that the kinder a health provider seemed to a patient, the more time the patient felt was spent on them.
Researchers found a strong correlation between the density of legal gun sellers — particularly pawnshops — in a state and firearm-related suicide rates.
Stanford pilot program marries technology and compassion, artificial intelligence and palliative care, so doctors can help patients die on their own terms.
More than 300 doctors, residents and medical students gathered on the Stanford Medicine campus to support reducing firearms violence in the United States.
A new white paper from Stanford Medicine details obstacles and offers solutions for achieving the full potential of electronic health records.