With such conveniences as digital devices at our fingertips comes a messy health conundrum, say Stanford Medicine researchers.
Two of Brian Suffoletto's close friends died in an alcohol-related car accident when he was in college. It helped focus his path in medicine.
A Stanford Medicine expert has tips for parents wondering how to help teens balance mental health concerns and social media use.
Addiction expert Keith Humphreys discusses how to change the opioid narrative and treat the condition like a chronic disease.
Stanford Medicine expert discusses the risks of cannabis addiction and how it impacts health, especially in young people.
I don't relish being a party pooper, but I have some bad news: Any way you sip it, alcohol is a low-grade poison. (We all …
Stanford Medicine primary care physician Angie Chen was once a Buddhist nun, now she practices medicine to help others heal.
As FDA weighs a ban on menthol in cigarettes, study shows how the tobacco industry targeted products to women, teens and Black people.
Stanford researchers and colleagues issue a report detailing issues of the opioid crisis, including insufficient government policies.
A Stanford Medicine researcher discusses the pitfalls of the cannabis legalization strategy in the US, pointing to Canada as a better model.
A Stanford adolescent medicine expert helped develop an educational game to reduce tobacco use in middle school and high school students.
Stanford psychiatrist Anna Lembke’s book, Dopamine Nation, explains our brain chemistry's role in modern society's addiction to social media.
Opioid-addiction care of medication and counseling could cut deaths by 16.9% and save up to $105,000 over lifetime of a patient’s care, study shows.
Suicide attempts and other self-harm may increase among men under the age of 40 in states that allow recreational use of marijuana, particuarly those with for-profit dispensaries, Stanford study suggests.
Addiction specialist Keith Humphreys explains how the pandemic has affected three factors driving substance use — cues, comfort and convenience.
Stanford researcher finds that inpatient psychiatric care helps long-term recovery rates for people with both mental illness and addiction.