When 12-year-old Lizneidy Serratos was airlifted to the Bay Area in early August, her heart was pumping so weakly that she could not walk or eat.
Patient advocate Elizabeth Jameson prints works of art from MRI scans of her own brain to foster dialogue about life with illness.
A Stanford Health Care video tells the story of grateful transplant patient Yolanda.
A new generation of brain cancer patients are working to improve care and connect and support patients using social media and advocacy.
In the latest installment in the series Understanding AFib, Randall Stafford explains the different types of blood thinners.
Empathy is a skill that physicians can learn and, writes Dean Lloyd Minor, it’s definitely a skill worth learning.
In the second piece in a the Understanding AFib series, physician Randall Stafford examines which patients should use blood thinners.
A Stanford study examines a key aspect of artificial intelligence: If machines provide advice for patient care, who should those machines be learning from?
Feeding the tiniest, most vulnerable human beings takes patience and know-how. A new toolkit updates doctors on the nutritional needs of preemies.
In this essay that originally appeared in Months to Years, writer Mal Schoen describes how he was diagnosed with colon cancer.
In the first of a series on atrial fibrillation, physician Randall Stafford explains the condition and how it increases the risk of stroke.
A Stanford study finds that the kinder a health provider seemed to a patient, the more time the patient felt was spent on them.
A recent Stanford study found that patients and their health care proxies have divergent opinions on specific health care practices.
Despite strong medical evidence, a California bill to delay school start times is defeated. But Stanford sleep specialist Rafael Pelayo isn’t giving up.
After a year of baffling symptoms, two Stanford specialists pieced together the puzzle of this woman's disease.
A study led by a Stanford Business researcher at four schools in Panama explores the best way to persuade kids to drink more water.