A Stanford Medicine researcher finds that the Affordable Care Act's insurance subsidies have protected low-income Americans against high medical costs.
People who have their first colonoscopy between the age of 45 and 49 halve their risk of subsequent colorectal cancers, a Stanford Medicine study has found.
Years before COVID-19, researchers started to develop a mathematical model to better represent how behavioral changes can affect the course of an epidemic.
In a modeling study, Stanford researchers find that an approach that holds back COVID-19 vaccine doses for later use needlessly delays vaccination for many.
In Stanford Medicine's Recover, Restore and Re-open framework, experts discuss how the shift to telehealth likely represents the new norm.
Stanford Medicine's Recover, Restore and Re-open website offers guidance from physicians and scientists on living and working during a pandemic.
A Stanford-led study found that deforestation declined in a Indonesian community after a health clinic provided an incentive to avoid illegal logging.
Megan Mahoney, Stanford Health Care's chief of staff, discusses racism and bias in the nation's health care system and how it can be overcome.
Early in the pandemic, COVID-19's blow to the economy was widespread, but deaths were concentrated geographically and by age group.
Stanford health economist Kevin Schulman examines how inefficiencies in the health care system affect the nation and individuals — including his own family.
When pregnant women are assaulted, their babies are more likely to be born prematurely and to weigh less, Stanford Health Policy research shows.
Combining science with social and political initiatives responsive to public concerns could improve adherence to universal masking, writes Dean Lloyd Minor.
The year-long curriculum encourages students to seek innovative solutions to reduce the cost of high-quality health care in the United States.
Shaken by the death of George Floyd, Stanford gastroenterologist Uri Ladabaum penned a hearfelt essay on racism and medicine's responsibility to fight it.
A Stanford research team is tasked with assessing the COVID-19 infection crisis inside California’s prisons and providing strategies to contain the virus.
A Stanford researcher discusses how toxic pollutants can make people more susceptible to COVID-19 and why people of color are particularly vulnerable.