I hail from the so-called Ashkenazi branch of Jews, who account for the great majority of all Jews in the world today. Ashkenazis are distinguished …
In the latest installment in the series Understanding AFib, Randall Stafford explains the different types of blood thinners.
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 …
In the fifth installment in the Understanding AFib series, Randall Stafford explains how to measure your heart rate and pay attention to your heart rhythm.
Metformin is physician-researcher Randall Stafford's go-to drug for diabetes. He explains why in this installment in the series, Breaking down diabetes.
In this fourth post in the Understanding AFib series, physician Randall Stafford explains different drugs that are used to slow down the heart.
This is the first part in Understanding UTIs, an accessible series about urinary tract infections, including their symptoms, causes, medications and more.
To prevent potentially harmful levels of pollutants from building up inside homes, air quality researcher Brett Singer provides tips.
Stanford physician Samuel LeBaron discusses his book, which covers death and how to prepare for and receive end-of-life care.
Stanford Medicine professor Emmanuel Mignot answers questions about sleep age, emphasizing the importance of developing good sleep hygiene.
Over the last six decades in the U.S., gastric, or stomach, cancer rates have plummeted. But around the world, gastric cancer remains a leading cause …
This final post in the Understanding UTIs series addresses antibiotic resistance and provides a wrap-up of key points to remember.
College student Bea White writes about her pacemaker-implant surgery, and how her life has changed since having the procedure.
Stanford research shows headaches caused by epidural complications during childbirth can be more serious and chronic than previously thought.
Social media posts promoting e-cigarettes appear able to make teens more willing to vape, new Stanford research has shown.
The greatest challenge in the field of neuroscience, according to two experts, is that we still don’t understand the basics. Around forty students, scientists, and community …