Stanford researchers are using specially equipped mouth guards to measure how concussion happens during head impacts in high school football players.
A new book by Stanford researchersexamines China’s cigarette industry to understand the root causes of our global cigarette epidemic.
In the latest installment in the series Understanding AFib, Randall Stafford explains the different types of blood thinners.
Decision scientist Mehlika Toy is working with the WHO to help eliminate the public health burden of hepatitis B by the year 2030.
Stanford's WELL for Life programs challenges participants to spend mindfully, in an effort to understand the relationship between well-being and finances.
In the second piece in a the Understanding AFib series, physician Randall Stafford examines which patients should use blood thinners.
Feeding the tiniest, most vulnerable human beings takes patience and know-how. A new toolkit updates doctors on the nutritional needs of preemies.
In the first of a series on atrial fibrillation, physician Randall Stafford explains the condition and how it increases the risk of stroke.
A recent Stanford study found that patients and their health care proxies have divergent opinions on specific health care practices.
Researchers found a strong correlation between the density of legal gun sellers — particularly pawnshops — in a state and firearm-related suicide rates.
Despite strong medical evidence, a California bill to delay school start times is defeated. But Stanford sleep specialist Rafael Pelayo isn’t giving up.
A study led by a Stanford Business researcher at four schools in Panama explores the best way to persuade kids to drink more water.
Stealth vaping fad fueled by JUUL, the most popular of the electronic cigarette devices, hooks teens on nicotine while hiding it from parents, teachers.
Nearly 500 children remain inside detention centers along the U.S.-Mexico border separated from their parents in the custody of the U.S. government.
A new study finds tai chi balance training can be more effective than conventional exercise approaches for reducing falls in older adults with a high risk for falling.
As the Global Climate Action Summit convenes in San Francisco, Stanford leaders discuss links between climate change and health.