Empathy isn't determined by our genes, it's a skill that improves with practice, explains Stanford psychologist-author Jamil Zaki.
Stanford Medicine's Big Data in Precision Health conference unites people who create, study and use information from big data to improve health.
The Digital Health in the Rural American West workshop addressed health disparities that are often overlooked and understudied in the vast region.
In a 1:2:1 podcast, Dale Beatty, chief nursing officer at Stanford Health Care, discusses his mother and other mentors who helped shape his career.
A Stanford-led study of preschoolers in Pakistan identifies three factors that can help kids develop executive function and resilience.
Stanford epidemiologist Stephen Luby is working to improve air quality by reforming brick production in Bangladesh and South Asia.
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Today is Match Day for medical students across the United States who will be finding out where they will serve as residents.
A new approach to identifying the factors linked to poverty could help researchers identify ways to prevent it.
Stanford medical student Anna Goshua reflects on her first assigned encounter with a patient.
Asthma and pollution expert Mary Prunicki discusses the physical and mental effects of unhealthy air due to wildfire smoke.
Stanford study finds the lifespan of people over the age of 65 in developed countries is steadily increasing and is showing no signs of slowing down.
A stage IV cancer patient discusses what it means to live well with serious illness at Stanford Medicine's Jonathan King Lecture series.
Patient advocate Elizabeth Jameson prints works of art from MRI scans of her own brain to foster dialogue about life with illness.
Decision scientist Mehlika Toy is working with the WHO to help eliminate the public health burden of hepatitis B by the year 2030.
A study led by a Stanford Business researcher at four schools in Panama explores the best way to persuade kids to drink more water.