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.
This 1:2:1 podcast features David Studdert, a health law specialist, who plans to investigate the pros and cons of living in the same house as a handgun.
Hepatitis C has become so widespread that experts are calling on doctors to screen all adults 18 to 79, even those with no known risk factors or symptoms.
A new Stanford study shows that people incorrectly think cigarettes with ecofriendly packaging are healthier and less harmful to the environment.
New Stanford research has found that larger practices with several specialities have the potential to reduce the cost of care for Medicare patients.
On LinkedIn, Dean Lloyd Minor outlines how precision health that takes into account environmental factors can improve well-being throughout a population.
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force now recommends HIV screening for those aged 15-65 and increased use of PrEP, a pill that helps prevent infection.