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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.

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.

Jason Melehani, a resident in internal medicine, has had a long and eclectic career path toward developing new therapies to treat tobacco smokers.

Jason Melehani, a resident in internal medicine, has had a long and eclectic career path toward developing new therapies to treat tobacco smokers.

A new Stanford study shows that people incorrectly think cigarettes with ecofriendly packaging are healthier and less harmful to the environment.

A new Stanford study shows that people incorrectly think cigarettes with ecofriendly packaging are healthier and less harmful to the environment.

Researcher joins Stanford Medicine as a postdoctoral scholar in the Systems Neuroscience and Pain Lab to help others overcome addiction and incarceration.

Researcher joins Stanford Medicine as a postdoctoral scholar in the Systems Neuroscience and Pain Lab to help others overcome addiction and incarceration.

New Stanford research suggests that young people begin using nicotine products like e-cigarettes by trying fruit, mint or candy flavors.

New Stanford research suggests that young people begin using nicotine products like e-cigarettes by trying fruit, mint or candy flavors.

Depression often occurs with other conditions such as anxiety, addiction or chronic illnesses, physician Randall Stafford and Sophia Xiao explain.

Depression often occurs with other conditions such as anxiety, addiction or chronic illnesses, physician Randall Stafford and Sophia Xiao explain.

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Stanford researchers disprove the idea that legalizing medical marijuana will lead to fewer deaths from opioid overdoses.

Stanford researchers disprove the idea that legalizing medical marijuana will lead to fewer deaths from opioid overdoses.

E-cigarette flavorings are harmful to blood vessel cells even in the absence of nicotine. The flavors of cinnamon and menthol are particularly dangerous.

E-cigarette flavorings are harmful to blood vessel cells even in the absence of nicotine. The flavors of cinnamon and menthol are particularly dangerous.

Stanford medical student Dan Bernstein challenges health care professionals to take steps to mitigate and respond to climate change.

Stanford medical student Dan Bernstein challenges health care professionals to take steps to mitigate and respond to climate change.

In response to views that cigarettes were unhealthful, tobacco companies used images of medical professionals to sell their products.

In response to views that cigarettes were unhealthful, tobacco companies used images of medical professionals to sell their products.

Using human embryonic stem cells to study nicotine's effect in development shows defects in cellular communication and longevity, say Stanford scientists.

Using human embryonic stem cells to study nicotine's effect in development shows defects in cellular communication and longevity, say Stanford scientists.

A new study has found that opioid-related deaths are highest on the East Coast and opioids are affecting an increasing number of African-Americans.

A new study has found that opioid-related deaths are highest on the East Coast and opioids are affecting an increasing number of African-Americans.

Experts studying nicotine and e-cigarette norms say that Juul has instigated a "nicotine arms race," causing a shift across the e-cigarette industry.

Experts studying nicotine and e-cigarette norms say that Juul has instigated a "nicotine arms race," causing a shift across the e-cigarette industry.