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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.
In a episode of the World Class podcast, Stanford medicine and law professor David Studdert discusses gun violence and attitudes toward gun safety.
The PRIDE Study, now based at Stanford, is the first large, long-term national health study of sex and gender minorities.
Stanford's Abby King shares evidence-backed strategies to get people to exercise more and sit less. "You don't need fancy equipment," she said.
A Stanford psychiatrist argues that internet privacy is a mental health issue and an online bill of rights is needed in the U.S.
Third-year medical student Neil Rens explains why he chooses to advocate for stricter vaccination requirements in California.
In the fourth post in the Taking Depression Seriously series, Sophia Xiao and physician Randall Stafford clarify different types of medications.
Teenagers who owned promotional items for nicotine-containing products were twice as likely as other teens to start using the products.
The Digital Health in the Rural American West workshop addressed health disparities that are often overlooked and understudied in the vast region.
Stanford medical student Dan Bernstein challenges health care professionals to take steps to mitigate and respond to climate change.