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.
Stanford-led research examines state rules allowing dispensaries to make erroneous claims about the effectiveness of cannabis in treating opioid addiction.
A comprehensive Stanford study of data on California gun sales and first-time gun owners shows a link between suicides and handgun ownership.
What's it like to go viral on Twitter? Stanford Medicine professor Keith Humphreys recently found out when he tweeted an insight about COVID-19.
Stanford psychiatrist Amy Alexander and colleagues report that women, children and society receive numerous benefits from 12 weeks of paid maternity leave.
A webinar examined attributes and qualities that led to the successes of women leaders responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Joanne Liu, a former Doctors Without Borders international president, reflects on the challenges of saving lives while under fire in war zones.
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.