Facebook prohibits paid tobacco advertising, but Stanford researchers found brands and vendors marketing their products through unpaid content, in apparent conflict with the rules or their spirit.
Inspired by family members to pursue a science career, Stanford's Karen Parker is working to better understand the biological basis of social functioning as related to autism.
A minimally-invasive procedure called TAVR "gave me back my life in an immediate and profound way," said Stanford high-risk heart patient Laura Hosking.
A physician, a linguist and a sociologist explored how technology has affected human interactions in a panel discussion hosted by Stanford’s Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences.
Struck by the public health aspect of gun violence, more than three dozen Stanford medical and physician assistant students expressed their views to lawmakers.
In an excerpt from The Sky Below, Stanford-educated Scott Parazynski races against the clock to fix a damaged solar array before his spacesuit can no longer sustain life outside the shuttle Discovery.
Richard Horton, editor-in-chief of The Lancet medical journal, outlined his vision of planetary health in a talk at Stanford.
The Stanford-based Tobacco Prevention Toolkit offers a resource for educators and young people to learn about tobacco product use and their health.
Stanford’s Abraham Verghese believes there should be a more nuanced conversation around what artificial intelligence can do for doctors.
Years into the opioid epidemic, Stanford psychiatrist and addiction researcher Anna Lembke cites signs of slow improvement and comments on benzodiazepines.
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.
When gravely ill undocumented immigrants wait to seek health care, they’re less likely to have end-of-life care that follows their wishes.
New material and mass production process from Stanford engineer could enable foldable touchscreens, electronic clothing and, one day, synthetic skin.
Douglas Lowy, deputy director of the National Cancer Institute, recently spoke at Stanford Medicine.
A brain injury can happen in an instant. Full recovery takes longer. Survivors spoke of challenges and hope at a Stanford symposium.
In a recent report on KQED, Stanford’s David Spiegel explains how a victim's health can be affected by sexual harassment in the short and long term.