Researchers at Stanford Medicine and their colleagues created an educational guide for physicians about gun safety.
Category: Health Policy
Stanford Medicine magazine: Solving for health’s social hurdles
Achieving more equitable health outcomes calls for understanding and addressing societal challenges in places we live, work and play.
Revamping WHO preemie care guidelines
The new guidelines focus on parents' role in the care of vulnerable babies, as well as low-cost, evidence-based therapies.
How menthol cigarette ads target Black people, women and teens￼
As FDA weighs a ban on menthol in cigarettes, study shows how the tobacco industry targeted products to women, teens and Black people.
Researchers create guide for fair and equitable AI in health care
Researchers at Stanford Medicine are putting together a guide for principled implementation of artificial intelligence in health care.
Building a cancer community through BLACC
A group of Black women work toward a peer navigation program to help other Black women survive breast cancer.
Tackling typhoid, one finger prick at a time
Stanford infectious disease experts devise a way to use finger-prick blood samples from small groups to detect typhoid in large populations.
Preventing the next pandemic from entering the US
Stanford researchers recommend changes to a report that reviewed a national screening and quarantine program for travelers coming to the US.
Does free speech protect COVID-19 vaccine misinformation?
Stanford researcher discusses whether free speech rights fuel COVID-19 vaccine misinformation and how that misinformation can be stopped.
Fighting childhood infectious disease, lessons from COVID-19
Stanford Medicine pediatric infectious disease researcher describes her work in childhood infectious disease and lessons from the pandemic.
Report on opioids urges drug reform
Stanford researchers and colleagues issue a report detailing issues of the opioid crisis, including insufficient government policies.
Research explores how scammers take advantage of COVID-19
Pandemic con artists have exploited loosened regulations and people's fears to try to scam insurers and patients out of billions of dollars.
When it comes to legal cannabis, Canada’s doing it right
A Stanford Medicine researcher discusses the pitfalls of the cannabis legalization strategy in the US, pointing to Canada as a better model.
Stanford Medicine magazine’s top reads of 2021 offer hope
Stanford Medicine magazine's most-read articles of 2021 were about health inequity and discoveries about the brain and nervous system.
Bill, supported by Stanford doctor, guards against hepatitis
A Stanford Medicine doctor helped write and support legislation to enable free hepatitis B and C screenings for those who request it.
Pandemic Puzzle: Health disparities and equitable recovery
In Stanford's Pandemic Puzzle virtual symposium, experts discuss medical and economic issues of the Covid-19 pandemic.