The Affordable Care Act has reduced the number of people who face overwhelming hospital bills after trauma, but many are still vulnerable.
In the Spotlight: Yadira Castañeda, a Stanford physician assistant student, discusses her goal to care for people like her parents, immigrant farmworkers.
Alcoholics Anonymous, the fellowship of sobriety seekers, is the most effective path to abstinence, according to a Stanford researcher and collaborators.
A new curriculum trains neurology residents to think like engineers in a factory — improving outcomes while reducing waste and lowering costs.
IQOS, a new way of smoking, has recently arrived in the United States, but a smoking researcher warns it's not clear it's any better than cigarettes.
As a child, Isabelle Yi received treatment at Stanford for a neurological disorder. She returned as a nurse to care for patients with similar conditions.
A Stanford physician and leader at the American Heart Association explains why the organization's goals for 2030 include more than heart health.
A Stanford medical student uses images from pathology to tell a story about the medical ethics of screening for prostate cancer.
Emergency medicine physicians practice communicating effectively with their colleagues by building a model helicopter out of Legos.
A survey of Americans' well-being shows that seniors with low incomes are reporting worse mental health while their physical health is stable.
Nephrology practices that are proactive rather than reactive provide better care at a lower cost, Stanford researchers find.
The care Bethel Tan received at Stanford Hospital after surgery to treat moyamoya disease inspired her to pursue a career in nursing.
Patients who receive prescriptions for both opioids and benzodiazepines are more likely to use opioids long term, Stanford researchers have found.
Since the Second Opinion program launched a year ago, 2,000 patients have used the service to have their medical records reviewed by a Stanford physician.
Taking an overview look at research into burnout and quality of care, Stanford researchers confirm a link between burned-out providers and poor care.
An article in Stanford Medicine magazine examines how Stanford Health Care cut half an hour off its stroke treatment time, helping patients.