How to care for seriously ill patients
Palliative care expert Timothy Quill held an intimate conversation with a Stanford neurosurgeon suffering from advanced lung cancer as an example of how physicians should talk to patients with serious illnesses about quality-of-life care.
Competition keeps health-care costs low, researchers find
Physician practices in areas with low competition charge more for office visits than practices in areas with high competition.
'Brain on Fire': Susannah Cahalan and her month of madness
With the precision of an investigative journalist, Susannah Cahalan reconstructed what happened in her memoir, Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness.
For inmates, pricey hepatitis C drug could make financial sense
Despite its $7,000-per-week cost, sofosbuvir provides better value than other current treatments for prisoners with hepatitis C, according to Stanford researchers.