The Affordable Care Act has reduced the number of people who face overwhelming hospital bills after trauma, but many are still vulnerable.
IQOS, a new way of smoking, has recently arrived in the United States, but a smoking researcher warns it's not clear it's any better than cigarettes.
Two scientists, who are married, team up in the lab to apply concepts from theoretical genetics to better understand health care fragmentation.
The Freedom House Ambulance Service helped establish the national training model for EMS programs, but abruptly shut down in 1975.
A Stanford physician and leader at the American Heart Association explains why the organization's goals for 2030 include more than heart health.
This 1:2:1 podcast features Stanford researcher Maya Rossin-Slater, who found that school shootings harm the mental health of young people in the community.
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.
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.