Drowning is the leading cause of death for children ages 1-4. Here, Stanford pediatricians offer tips and reminders to help keep kids safe.
A pilot trial shows that equipping Google Glass with a face-recognition app can improve social skills in kids with autism.
A group of Stanford-India Biodesign Fellows developed the first foot-operated resuscitator for newborns.
Stanford statisticians are developing new techniques for understanding how and why sexual assault prevention programs work.
How should physicians and parents communicate with teens about marijuana use? Stanford adolescent medicine expert Seth Ammerman, MD, offers advice.
Children with autism have structural and functional abnormalities in the brain circuit that normally makes social interaction feel rewarding.
Ten-day-old Lola Garcia became the smallest infant in North America to receive bloodless open-heart surgery.
Assessing the relationship between air quality and mortality, a Stanford study finds that in 2015, exposure to air pollution in sub-Saharan Africa led to 400,000 otherwise preventable infant deaths.
There’s no good evidence for using marijuana for common complaints, and the products sold in cannabis dispensaries pose risks to kids and teens.
The career of Stanford pediatric infectious disease researcher and physician Yvonne Maldonado is featured in this video and blog post.
A new multi-center trial shows that dialectical behavior therapy can help reduce suicide attempts and self-harm in adolescents.
Children aren’t getting access to many new medical devices, but the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is working to change that.
A Stanford pediatric trauma expert discusses children's separation from their parents at the border and shares how childhood trauma can harm the brain.
Pediatric resident Jennifer DeCoste-Lopez emphasizes the importance of nurturing caregivers and decries policies that separate children from parents.
Over the last 30 years, a growing body of epidemiological research has suggested that poor nutrition in pregnancy hurts the baby by setting metabolism to a “thrifty” state that leads, decades later, to type 2 diabetes and heart disease.
Stanford scientists used discoveries in the lab to design new versions of a widely used antibiotic to prevent the side effect of hearing loss.