In the third post in A Skeptical Look at Popular Diets, clinician-researcher Randall Stafford points out the pros and cons of a vegetarian diet.
Part of my graduate school orientation took place in California's White Mountains. I'll never forget the ancient bristlecone pines, stunning views, or how sick and …
Technology has made it possible for Stanford Medicine residents to continue learning and caring for patients safely during the COVID-19 era.
In this piece in a series on high blood pressure, Randall Stafford, MD, PhD, tackles the problems caused by the side effects of medications.
Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, viruses are getting a lot of attention; here's an inside look into the most abundant life form on Earth.
Stanford Medicine film buffs recommend documentaries, feature films and short videos that offer compelling looks at the medical world.
The third part in the Understanding UTIs series debunks seven myths about urinary tract infections and provides references for reliable health information.
The more that people do "contemplative practices," such meditation, the longer they abide by shelter-in-place guidelines, new study shows.
New research shows that 65% of people in the US will be partially vaccinated by July 4 — but for Hispanic and Black people, rates are lower.
In the latest installment in the series Understanding AFib, Randall Stafford explains the different types of blood thinners.
Stanford medical student Natalia Birgisson offers suggestions of books that doctors-to-be should be reading.
What doesn't kill you makes you stronger, stand a little taller, right? Common Health blog begins a narrative post on one woman's burst-appendix survival with …
This final post in the Understanding UTIs series addresses antibiotic resistance and provides a wrap-up of key points to remember.
Dick Cheney has lived with chronic heart disease for virtually all of his adult life. At 37, as a young man running for the U.S. …
Serving chilaquiles, a Mexican breakfast, is one way Stanford Health Care food service workers support hospital workers during the pandemic.
In this piece in a series on high blood pressure, Randall Stafford, MD, PhD, outlines the most common medications used to treat blood pressure.