Patients who undergo physical therapy soon after a pain diagnosis are less likely to use opioids in the long term, a Stanford-Duke study finds.
An emergency room physician shares the story of treating a baby with a gunshot wound and how the experience shaped her views on gun violence.
As part of a writer's reporting for a magazine story, she tested out new technology that's meant to keep drivers more relaxed.
A Stanford study highlights a data optimization method for health-risk assessments to lower costs and and improve diagnostic power.
In a drive to reduce high cervical-cancer rates in Nigeria, a nonprofit organization co-founded by Stanford oncology researcher Ami Bhatt, MD, PhD, has enlisted the imaginative assistance of an educational comic book.
Robots, virtual meditation and steering wheels that sense stress are all part of a researcher's plan to create an environment that enhances your well-being.
Physician burnout leads to higher job turnover rates and increased financial costs to institutions, Stanford researchers find.
With age comes wisdom: mostly true. But a new study helps explain why one part of us - our immune system - gets decidedly dumber with age.
Connecting with friends and family and remaining active are just a few of the tips for enjoying a longer life mentioned in this BeWell Q&A.
Asthma and pollution expert Mary Prunicki discusses the physical and mental effects of unhealthy air due to wildfire smoke.
In this commentary, Stanford tobacco expert Robert Jackler adds context to the recent decision by JUUL to stop direct social media in the U.S.
Stanford study finds the lifespan of people over the age of 65 in developed countries is steadily increasing and is showing no signs of slowing down.
In this final piece in the Understanding AFib series, physician Randall Stafford offers evidence-based advice for remaining healthy with the condition.
Modifying diet and increasing exercise during midlife can help women ward off heart disease and diabetes, Stanford-led study finds.
From the data of more than 40 million births, scientists link paternal age to birth risks and even risks to the mother’s health.
One hundred years after the 1928 influenza epidemic, flu remains a threat to society today, several Stanford emergency medicine clinicians explain.