Vantage point: Research cuts would slow medical advances
Because of our national investment in basic biomedical research through the National Institutes of Health, the United States is the world leader in discoveries in the life sciences; Americans have benefited from new treatments and cures that have improved their health and prolonged their lives.
Vantage Point: Same-sex marriage -- What the doctors ordered
BY GABRIEL GARCIA Lisa Pond was on a cruise ship off the coast of Florida in February 2007 when she suffered a ruptured intracranial aneurysm and required emergency hospitalization.
Vantage Point: Rushing my son to surgery has me following in my father's footsteps
Our 13-day-old son, David, was growing increasingly frantic as the hours passed.
Don't let 'iPatient' detract from hands-on medicine, Stanford author/educator urges
STANFORD, Calif. - On his first day as attending physician at Stanford, Abraham Verghese, MD, suggested to the ward team that they leave the "bunker" and head out to their patients' bedsides.
Vantage Point: A prize tarnished
'Of course there is powerful literature in all big cultures, but you can't get away from the fact that Europe still is the center of the literary world .
Vantage Point: Parents should hear full truth about child vaccinations
Should parents have their children vaccinated? Decades of research show that vaccines are extremely safe and an inevitable weapon for fighting disease, so the answer should be a clear yes.
Vantage Point: From Nepal to America, voters' thirst for change remains constant
Mount Everest is still shaking.
Vantage Point: Banning blood drives hurts communities
Stanford Blood Center has generated headlines here and across the country in the last few weeks because of a controversial topic: men who have had sex with men, and the fact that the U.
Vantage Point: Standing tall on a Segway, doc rides into challenge
My patient was bleeding profusely from the esophagus, and as a first-year UC-San Francisco gastroenterology fellow, I successfully stopped it.
Leading the Biomedical Revolution
We are in the middle of a biomedical revolution more profound and far-reaching than the industrial and digital revolutions that made it possible.
A Legacy of Innovation
Stanford Medicine's unrivaled atmosphere of breakthrough thinking and interdisciplinary collaboration has fueled a long history of achievements.