When it comes to antibiotic resistance, the root problem to address is overuse and misuse, writes Lloyd Minor, dean of the Stanford School of Medicine.
Stanford Medicine researchers discuss prevention efforts and the importance of addressing the long-term health of people living with HIV.
Immigrants who have settled in one state are unlikely to move to another to enroll in public health insurance, a new Stanford study has shown.
A study led by Stanford and UC Santa Barbara researchers found a relationship between deforestation in Brazil's Amazon forest and a rise in malaria cases.
A lead-laced chemical used by some Bangladeshi turmeric processors is the likely source of elevated blood lead levels among some Bangladeshis, studies find.
Health care policy issues are at the top of U.S. lawmakers' agendas, Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.) says during a Stanford Health Policy Forum.
A large patient population makes it difficult to maintain a clean water supply and sustain safe hand hygiene practices at the Rwamwanja Health Center III.
A Stanford research team learns how health workers in rural Uganda improvise solutions to overcome struggles to maintain a constant supply of clean water.
A Stanford research team learns about water, sanitation and hygiene services of rural health centers in Uganda with an eye toward designing improvements.
How much are private sector companies doing to improve the health of their employees, consumers, communities and the environment? Are they investing in their neighborhoods? …
The health of poor, older adults in the U.S. varies substantially across local geographic regions, Stanford researchers found.
Stanford's Susan Golden discusses how life expectancy is steadily increasing worldwide and how to prepare and live a healthy long life.
Teenagers exposed to common agricultural pesticides before birth had distinctive reductions in certain types of brain activity, a new study has found.
A low-cost device provides good-tasting water, avoids the need for in-home treatment and lowers rates of diarrhea in children, according to a study.
Spending time in nature can improve mental health, but people are increasingly removed from it. A new model proposes a way of bringing those benefits to more people.
On LinkedIn, Dean Lloyd Minor outlines how precision health that takes into account environmental factors can improve well-being throughout a population.