Pediatric resident Jennifer DeCoste-Lopez emphasizes the importance of nurturing caregivers and decries policies that separate children from parents.
Victor Fuchs, known for his lifelong contributions to health economics, recently celebrated the publication of his new book "Health Economics and Policy: Selected Writings" with a talk on campus.
A working paper from Stanford scholars finds evidence that some consumers who buy their own insurance have taken advantage of the ACA provision preventing discrimination based on preexisting conditions to strategically pop in and out of coverage in ACA marketplaces.
The culture of modern medicine is challenging the ability of doctors to develop strong relationships with their patients, potentially harming both health care and physician wellness.
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force is now recommending that men aged 55 to 69 should talk with their doctors about prostate-specific antigen screening.
A Stanford study explores the factors that are important to help a community recover from a disaster such as an epidemic.
Future physicians may one day be practicing more as overseers rather than decision makers, argues Stanford medical student Steven Zhang.
A new study found that oncologists have divergent views on how to use “value” to guide cancer treatment recommendations.
Firearm violence as a public health problem was the focus of a recent Stanford Medicine forum. Physicians should conduct more research on gun violence and advocate for gun safety with patients, presenters said.
A new report out of the U.S. Health and Human Services Department takes a science-first approach to detailing the boons of physical activity for human health.
Should research findings be moved to the clinic as soon as possible or should things move more slowly for patient safety? A med student explores the issues.
In a talk at Stanford, Jonathan Perlin of HCA Healthcare discusses how electronic health records can help doctors improve care in a learning health system.
In her role as a Stanford anesthesiologist, Alyssa Burgart, MD, doesn’t see patients with spinal muscular atrophy as often as the neurologists who regularly treat …
People living in the United States spend more per capita on prescription drugs than people living in any other country. In an effort to make …
There's good news, of sorts, on the gun violence research front -- namely that there's an increasing number of studies on the issue, which has …
CVS Health recently announced it would buy Aetna, the country’s third-largest health insurance company, for $69 billion -- a deal that could revamp the nation’s …