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The cold and flu season is upon us — and with that comes the potential overuse of antibiotics. All too often, physicians prescribe antibiotics for viral infections, which typically is ineffectual and can even be dangerous for elderly Medicare patients.
An estimated 2 million Americans are infected with drug-resistant organisms each year, resulting in 23,000 deaths and more than $20 billion in excess costs, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Q&As / November 16, 2015
A new federal proposal would ban smoking in public housing homes — a move that could impact some 1.2 million households across the nation.
Cigarette smoking kills 480,000 Americans each year, making it the leading preventable cause of death in the United States, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention.
News / November 13, 2015
News / November 11, 2015
News / November 5, 2015
Jonathan H. Chen was recently awarded a five-year NIH grant as the principal investigator behind OrderRex, a digital platform that data-mines electronic medical records to learn clinical practice patterns and outcomes that will inform concrete medical decisions.
News / November 3, 2015
Stanford students belong to the first generation that could witness the end of extreme global poverty – in what would be one of humankind's greatest achievements – the head of the World Bank said during an Oct. 29 talk on campus.
News / October 30, 2015
PLAQUEMONSTER encourages children to brush and floss. However, the true purpose of the app is to provide feedback on the user’s engagement that can be used for future forays into mobile health.
News / October 28, 2015
Medical researchers must work together across disciplines to provide better health care to those who need it most, according to panelists at Stanford Medicine’s Annual Population Health Sciences Colloquium.
News / October 14, 2015
News / October 9, 2015
Health economics expert Laurence Baker has been appointed chair of the Department of Health Research and Policy (HRP) in the Stanford School of Medicine. He says he wants students and faculty within the department to take advantage of emerging data and analytic tools for health research.
Q&As / October 7, 2015
Kathryn McDonald, CHP/PCOR executive director, is a member of the Institute of Medicine committee that wrote the report, “Improving Diagnosis in Health Care.” She answers five questions about the report’s findings and also got her suggestions for limiting one of the most overlooked health-care dilemmas today.
News / October 5, 2015
News / September 30, 2015
Stanford health policy expert Karen Eggleston has been appointed as a senior fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies (FSI), effective Sept. 1, 2015, on a continuing term.
Eggleston, who leads the Asia Health Policy Program at Stanford’s Walter H. Shorenstein Asia Pacific Research Center (APARC), is a recognized authority on comparative health policy and the economics of the demographic transition in Asia, especially China.
News / September 22, 2015
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News / September 17, 2015