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The taller you are the more likely you are to get varicose veins, according to Stanford study that researched the genetics of half a million people.

The taller you are the more likely you are to get varicose veins, according to Stanford study that researched the genetics of half a million people.

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Stealth vaping fad fueled by JUUL, the most popular of the electronic cigarette devices, hooks teens on nicotine while hiding it from parents, teachers.

Stealth vaping fad fueled by JUUL, the most popular of the electronic cigarette devices, hooks teens on nicotine while hiding it from parents, teachers.

Snakebites decrease after periods of drought, according to a Stanford-led study that examined 20 years of snakebite data across California.

Snakebites decrease after periods of drought, according to a Stanford-led study that examined 20 years of snakebite data across California.

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Although pioneering scientist Gerald Reaven thought that insulin resistance did not affect the kidney, new research suggests that the story is more complex.

Although pioneering scientist Gerald Reaven thought that insulin resistance did not affect the kidney, new research suggests that the story is more complex.

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The percentage of pregnant women getting epidurals or other spinal analgesia has climbed to a high of 71 percent, according to a Stanford study.

The percentage of pregnant women getting epidurals or other spinal analgesia has climbed to a high of 71 percent, according to a Stanford study.

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By studying how birds regrow damaged inner ear cells to fix hearing loss, scientists hope to learn how to cure deafness in humans.

By studying how birds regrow damaged inner ear cells to fix hearing loss, scientists hope to learn how to cure deafness in humans.

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Stanford heart doctors bank on digital health to improve heart care in the future by monitoring encouraging exercise, detecting and tracking conditions like atrial fibrillation, and more.

Stanford heart doctors bank on digital health to improve heart care in the future by monitoring encouraging exercise, detecting and tracking conditions like atrial fibrillation, and more.

With half of all cases of Alzheimer's disease and related dementias going undiagnosed, researchers develop app to help in early screening

With half of all cases of Alzheimer's disease and related dementias going undiagnosed, researchers develop app to help in early screening