In 2020, contributing editor Paul Costello’s top podcasts reflect the challenges of the coronavirus and other timely health care issues.
Stanford Medicine magazine's most-read articles of 2020 were about COVID-19, grieving and chemo brain, a misunderstood side effect of chemotherapy.
In a short video, nurses from Stanford Health Care speak candidly about what the past months in the pandemic have been like and what it means to be a nurse.
The Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines are the first to use the RNA coding molecule to prompt our bodies to fight the virus. Here's how they work.
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.
Lab scientists in the Stanford Clinical Virology Lab, processing thousands of samples a day, fight the coronavirus pandemic behind the scenes.
Stanford researcher finds that inpatient psychiatric care helps long-term recovery rates for people with both mental illness and addiction.
Environmental engineer Alexandria Boehm measures coronavirus in wastewater to determine if sewage testing can inform public health decisions about COVID-19.
Recover, Restore and Re-open, Stanford Medicine's framework for navigating the pandemic, addresses health disparities among racial groups.
Stanford Medicine's Recover, Restore and Re-open website offers guidance from physicians and scientists on living and working during a pandemic.
Famous virus hunter Peter Piot, MD, PhD, recounts his firsthand battle with COVID-19, and the second wave of chronic symptoms that left him ill for months.
Stanford scientists have found two genes associated with concussion. Screening football players and military might identify those at higher risk.
As part of the series,Breaking down diabetes, physician Randall Stafford provides a straightforward guide to medications that can treat Type 2 diabetes.
Stanford Medicine’s early development of testing for COVID-19 infection and antibodies helped guide government responses and stem local spread of the virus.
The pandemic struck months after the new Stanford Hospital opened. Its new technology and other innovations have been crucial to managing the crisis.
Once the first person in a household is infected with SARS-CoV-2, others have a 17% chance of being infected by that person, a Stanford study shows.