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.
A Stanford study has found that mandated public disclosure of physicians' financial ties may have diminished trust in all physicians.
A new policy brief from Stanford researchers identifies the connection between paid family leave and infant and maternal health benefits.
Free and fair elections and a democratic government are linked with decreases in adult mortality in developing countries, a new study has found.
A new study has found that opioid-related deaths are highest on the East Coast and opioids are affecting an increasing number of African-Americans.
New research has correlated the number of primary care physicians with population-level longevity. But, a shortage of primary care providers is forecast.
Rhode Island has instituted cost controls to limit the growth in health care spending. A Stanford analysis suggests they are effective.
The civil war in Yemen has led to an cholera epidemic and widespread starvation. Both were preventable, Stanford pediatrician Paul Wise says.
A new analysis found that the National Institutes of Health is funding more conservative research projects, which does not promote great new discoveries, the authors argue.
The U.S. Preventative Services Task Force encourages those who are at high risk of contracting HIV to take a daily pre-exposure drug.
Access and cost of insulin is affecting those who need it most, and without major improvements, millions will be without a treatment, a new study suggests.
Including price information in TV advertisements may lead consumers to avoid care or may misrepresent the actual cost of care, a Stanford scholar writes.
In this Q&A, Suhani Jalota, a graduate student in health policy, discusses her work helping impoverished women in India.