Following the passage of a California law that curbs personal belief exemptions, vaccination rates for measles have climbed.
New research by Stanford Medicine clinicians and scientists aims to ensure that doctors know the right words to use in critical conversations.
In this 1:2:1 podcast, host Paul Costello discusses drug shortages with Stanford and Veterans Affairs anesthesiologist Ed Mariano.
Nephrology practices that are proactive rather than reactive provide better care at a lower cost, Stanford researchers find.
Pediatrics professor Bonnie Halpern-Felsher shares her research on teens' perceptions of e-cigarettes and their health risks.
Immigrants who have settled in one state are unlikely to move to another to enroll in public health insurance, a new Stanford study has shown.
Writer Adam Hochschild reflects on a health care experience abroad that underscores the "absurdities" of the American medical system.
Government subsidies in Affordable Care Act marketplaces incentivize insurers to manipulate prices based on individuals' income, study finds.
The latest Dean's Lecture Series featured AARP CEO Jo Ann Jenkins on aging: "We need to prepare for a time when it's commonplace to live to be 100."
Stanford undergraduate Dumisile Mphamba reflects on research into improving clean water supply and hand hygiene at health facilities in Uganda and beyond.
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 research shows that having high blood pressure at peak exercise intensity could indicate good fitness, rather than revealing heart disease risk.
As physician Ilana Yurkiewicz writes, it can be challenging to treat a patient with a hematological emergency who is concerned about the cost of care.
Away from the headlines about organ donation, living donors often encounter challenges that get overlooked, like lost wages and insurance battles.
At a recent talk on campus, Amy Abernethy, an FDA principal deputy commissioner, discussed her career and her work to facilitate clinical advances.
The health of poor, older adults in the U.S. varies substantially across local geographic regions, Stanford researchers found.