In a recent commentary, Victor Fuchs, known as the dean of health economics, explains how health insurance linked to employment skews health care costs
Before the Big Data in Precision Health conference, Don Rucker, the national coordinator for health IT, discusses the government's role in health data.
If physicians follow the guidelines for patients with leg and lower back pain and wait before getting MRIs, it could save half a billion dollars a year.
Stanford anesthesiologist Edward Mariano discusses the progress and goals of the National Academy of Medicine's opioid collaborative.
Stanford medical student Dan Bernstein challenges health care professionals to take steps to mitigate and respond to climate change.
A Stanford study has found that mandated public disclosure of physicians' financial ties may have diminished trust in all physicians.
A new policy brief from Stanford researchers identifies the connection between paid family leave and infant and maternal health benefits.
Taxes encourage people to buy less soda, according to two new studies that find sugar-sweetened beverage taxes reduce local consumption.
Health spending in the U.S. is projected to accelerate in the next decade. Stanford professor Kevin Schulman offers an explanation.
Stanford epidemiologist Stephen Luby is working to improve air quality by reforming brick production in Bangladesh and South Asia.
Elevated carbon dioxide levels may lead to reductions in the nutrients in common crops such as barley, wheat and rice, increasing malnutrition.
The Stanford Institute for Human-Centered Artifical Intelligence will advance AI research, education and more to improve the human condition.
Free and fair elections and a democratic government are linked with decreases in adult mortality in developing countries, a new study has found.
At a recent Dean's Lecture Series talk on campus, Richard Besser discussed equity in health and his work at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
Stanford Medicine’s global efforts to battle some of the world’s most vexing health concerns are reflected in the new issue of Stanford Medicine magazine.
Writer Amy Adams reflects on her own experience with measles, and her lingering fears that she may have spread the virus to someone who was vulnerable.