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.
A Lancet commission has found that poor quality health care causes millions of unnecessary deaths; the worst deficits were found in vulnerable populations.
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.
Black men are more likely to get follow up care and to mention other health concerns after visiting a black doctor, a new Stanford study has found.
Most participants in clinical trials believe the benefits of broadly sharing individual data outweigh the risks, a new Stanford study has found.
A team of researchers has updated and improved the equations that guide prescribing decisions for physicians in the U.S. regarding cardiovascular risk.
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force is now recommending that men aged 55 to 69 should talk with their doctors about prostate-specific antigen screening.
Results from the Millennium Villages Project, an experimental effort to tackle poverty in Africa, are mixed, researchers say.
New Stanford research indicates that having a mom losing a loved one during pregnancy may affect the mental health of the child as he or she grows into adulthood.
A group of researchers are trying to answer the question: Are you more or less likely to die if you own a firearm? Their work was recently featured in the Washington Post.
Even adults who are not considered "high-risk" should be tested to reduce deaths and improve cure rates, new Stanford Health Policy research suggests.
CVS Health recently announced it would buy Aetna, the country’s third-largest health insurance company, for $69 billion -- a deal that could revamp the nation’s …
Most relatively healthy Affordable Care Act plan consumers pay more out-of-pocket than they may have thought based on the rating level — from bronze to …
Paul Wise, MD, a Stanford pediatrician and professor of medicine, recently returned from Iraq where he witnessed what humanitarian health care workers and Iraqi physicians …