As more children and teens with diabetes use technology to treat the disease, U.S. kids of lower socioeconomic status are being increasingly left behind.
A Stanford Medicine researcher finds that the Affordable Care Act's insurance subsidies have protected low-income Americans against high medical costs.
Sharon Hampton is focusing on patient equity as a nursing leader at Stanford Health Care. Getting to know patients and staff is key, she says.
A program that trains barbers to coach Black men about their health and wellness helps bridge health equity gaps by tapping into built-in community bonds.
Ovarian cancer genetic testing is underused and large gene panels lead to uncertain results, particularly for non-white patients, a Stanford Medicine study finds.
A public health program in India improved maternal and child health initially, but was at risk of leaving behind disadvantaged participants when it expanded.
In Stanford Medicine's Recover, Restore and Re-open framework, experts discuss how the shift to telehealth likely represents the new norm.
Stanford researchers studied whether there was any pattern linking patients' racial, ethnic or socioeconomic status with which treatment they received.
Incoming medical student and blueberry picker Gianna Nino caught the attention of the media when she tweeted about farmworker wages.
Shaken by the death of George Floyd, Stanford gastroenterologist Uri Ladabaum penned a hearfelt essay on racism and medicine's responsibility to fight it.
At a recent Dean's Lecture Series talk on campus, Richard Besser discussed equity in health and his work at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
The leading cause of death in the U.S. is shifting from heart disease to cancer at varying paces across the country, according to Stanford research.
The American dream of children growing up to earn more than their parents is harder to achieve than it used to be, and big data gives valuable insight into how it has changed.
When gravely ill undocumented immigrants wait to seek health care, they’re less likely to have end-of-life care that follows their wishes.
Two med students created a seminar series that showcases how surgeons can address health inequities.
When I think of the emergency department, I think of patients in crisis from a heart attack, traumatic injury, overdose or other medical emergencies. However, …