Achieving more equitable health outcomes calls for understanding and addressing societal challenges in places we live, work and play.
Author: Patricia Hannon
Stanford Medicine magazine explores the molecules within us￼
Stanford Medicine magazine explores the molecules behind human biology and how understanding them fuels medical discoveries and innovations.
Vibrating glove shows promise for calming Parkinson’s symptoms
A Stanford neurosurgeon developed a glove that delivers vibratory bursts of electricity to the fingertips to quell Parkinson's symptoms.
Stanford Medicine magazine: Unlocking the brain’s mysteries
This new issue of Stanford Medicine magazine explores scientific advances that are helping unlock the mysteries of the brain.
Stanford Medicine magazine reports on racial inequity in medicine
The new issue of Stanford Medicine magazine examines racial inequity and inequality in medicine, and explores initiatives to close care gaps.
Hospitals’ DNR orders are increasingly complex and varied
A study from the Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics shows wide variation in how hospitals interpret and implement patients’ end-of-life treatment wishes.
How one Stanford physician decided to get the COVID-19 vaccine
Stanford Health Care physician Megan Mahoney, MD, describes how conversations with family helped her decide to be among the first to get the COVID-19 vaccine.
Study ties teens’ COVID-19 resilience to their ability to navigate life
Stanford research shows that teens who are good at navigating life are less likely to experience anxiety and depression related to COVID-19.
Message to family caregivers: There’s help, even during COVID-19
Experts from the Stanford Caregiver Center offer help for people doing the sometimes overwhelming work of caring for ill or vulnerable loved ones.
COVID-19 in New York: Stanford volunteers provide care, support
When New York's COVID-19 patient numbers and deaths were spiking, these three Stanford health workers headed to the city to provide care and support.
Five practices that foster doctor-patient bonds
Stanford researchers say they have identified five practices that doctors can implement to make more meaningful connections with patients.
Why words matter so much in critical doctor-patient conversations
New research by Stanford Medicine clinicians and scientists aims to ensure that doctors know the right words to use in critical conversations.
Stanford Medicine magazine explores the new Stanford Hospital
The new Stanford Hospital is a high-tech place of healing for patients and families, and a place of innovation and well-being for employees and clinicians.
Health care among top priorities for lawmakers, congresswoman says
Health care policy issues are at the top of U.S. lawmakers' agendas, Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.) says during a Stanford Health Policy Forum.
Stanford Medicine magazine spotlights initiatives that add value to health care
The new Stanford Medicine magazine examines value, with a focus on disease detection, patient-doctor relationships and the latest health technology.
Stanford Medicine magazine delves into the joy and power in discovery
The new issue of Stanford Medicine magazine explores the power and joy of fundamental curiosity-driven scientific research and discovery.