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.
For babies in developing countries, pneumonia vaccines seem to work better if their mothers receive treatment for parasitic infections during pregnancy.
Documenting the safest routes to walk to school through a phone app can increase the likelihood that kids will bike or walk to class.
Cru Silva was diagnosed with a type of eye cancer when he was 18 months old. After nearly a year of treatments, he's healthy and back home in Hawaii.
Meeting consumer expectations and empowering patients fueled Stanford Health Care's drive to share doctors' notes and other records securely with patients.
Stanford pain researchers say we can curb the prescription opioid crisis, while treating pain, by using a variety of tactics.
Is there a doctor in the house? Stanford study finds having a medical professional in your family is good for your health.
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.
The best way to predict which patients will suffer chronic pain after surgery is to ask them how they're feeling, Stanford researchers find.
The new Stanford Hospital will include an array of technology to optimize the patient, and clinician, experience, including communication tools.
Someone born with a relatively simple heart problem, even when it's fixed by surgery, is 13 times as likely to later develop heart failure.
With a DNA test, Dani Shapiro discovered that the man she had thought was her father was not. She discussed the finding, and her writing, on campus.
In most babies and kids, the sound of their mother's voice gets special treatment in the brain. But in autism, this distinctive brain response is lessened.
Artificial intelligence holds promise for transforming primary care in the future, but some medical practices are demonstrating how to innovate now.
Withdrawing or withholding invasive medical treatments to keep very ill patients in the ICU comfortable and communicative may not hasten their death.
A baby born with a rare heart complication is now thriving following two surgeries at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford.