During a talk at Stanford, journalist and author Barry Meier discussed his nearly two-decade long investigation into OxyContin and Purdue Pharma.
Stanford Medicine pain psychologist Beth Darnall wants to see psychology incorporated into pain treatment. She discusses that in a new interview.
In an essay published in JAMA, a Stanford medical student discusses the meaning behind an art installation he created to commemorate the novel Frankenstein.
A conversation with reporter-journalist John Carreyrou on his bestselling book about the company Theranos.
In this interview, Stanford psychiatrist and novelist Daniel Mason reflects on the intersections between writing and psychiatry.
After her older sister died from cancer, 25-year-old Jacqueline Genovese took over care for her children, a 2-year-old and a 4-year-old.
Victor Fuchs, known for his lifelong contributions to health economics, recently celebrated the publication of his new book "Health Economics and Policy: Selected Writings" with a talk on campus.
The medical dictionary was small, with a worn green-black cover. Published in 1898, it featured a wonderfully odd assortment of terms, with definitions averaging about six words. I set out to learn more about who wrote it and how it was used.
During a podcast, the author of "Lyme: The First Epidemic of Climate Change" talks about the growing worldwide threat of this disease and the urgent need for more research into treatment and prevention.
The 2018 Medicine and the Muse symposium featured medical student performers who sang, played musical instruments, read original works, screened a film and showcased artwork.
Author Rebecca Skloot and Henrietta Lacks family members discuss the importance of telling the human stories behind medical science
Social media, unlike memoirs, can problematically create an image of a sanitized, perfect existence that is removed from real lives, Jacqueline Genovese writes.
Last week Nick Love, a third-year medical student, told me the story behind the art exhibit that he created for Stanford’s 200thanniversary celebration of Mary Shelley’s …
In an excerpt from The Sky Below, Stanford-educated Scott Parazynski races against the clock to fix a damaged solar array before his spacesuit can no longer sustain life outside the shuttle Discovery.
Writer-doctor Sandra Miller discusses her novel "Only Rock is Real," which features a female primary care doctor who works in the Grand Canyon.
In this podcast, bestselling author Mary Roach discusses "Grunt: The Curious Science of Humans at War" and her other books.