A team of researchers developed a model to simulate potential COVID-19 transmission in elementary and high schools, as well as households.
New research shows that 65% of people in the US will be partially vaccinated by July 4 — but for Hispanic and Black people, rates are lower.
Opioid-addiction care of medication and counseling could cut deaths by 16.9% and save up to $105,000 over lifetime of a patient’s care, study shows.
In a modeling study, Stanford researchers find that an approach that holds back COVID-19 vaccine doses for later use needlessly delays vaccination for many.
Once the first person in a household is infected with SARS-CoV-2, others have a 17% chance of being infected by that person, a Stanford study shows.
As younger adults are being diagnosed with colon cancer, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force is recommending screening all adults older than 45.
Early in the pandemic, COVID-19's blow to the economy was widespread, but deaths were concentrated geographically and by age group.
When pregnant women are assaulted, their babies are more likely to be born prematurely and to weigh less, Stanford Health Policy research shows.
A national panel worked for three years on guidelines for improving research on public health emergency preparedness and response.
A Stanford postdoctoral researcher takes a detour from her stillbirth project in Bangladesh to prepare health workers for COVID-19 cases.
Measles is ravaging the Democratic Republic of Congo. Beth Duff-Brown, who has traveled there for several decades, reflects on the epidemic.
Following the passage of a California law that curbs personal belief exemptions, vaccination rates for measles have climbed.
The health of poor, older adults in the U.S. varies substantially across local geographic regions, Stanford researchers found.
Hepatitis C has become so widespread that experts are calling on doctors to screen all adults 18 to 79, even those with no known risk factors or symptoms.
New Stanford research has found that larger practices with several specialities have the potential to reduce the cost of care for Medicare patients.
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force now recommends HIV screening for those aged 15-65 and increased use of PrEP, a pill that helps prevent infection.