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Protecting Reproductive Health Information after Fall of Roe v. Wade

June 2022

Michelle Mello writes that the overturning of Roe v. Wade — ending federal protection over a woman's right to an abortion — could also expose her personal health data in court.

COVID-19 Disproportionately Affected Marginalized and Rural Populations in Asia, New Study Shows

January 2022

In the first report of its kind comparing the impacts of the pandemic on people with chronic conditions in five Asian regions, researchers including APARC’s Karen Eggleston document how the pandemic’...

Preventing Preterm Deliveries Using a Digital Approach

December 2021

SHP researchers awarded grant to continue their clinical trial testing out a digital app they hope will prevent preterm births.

Strengthening the Frontline: How Primary Health Care Improves Net Value in Chronic Disease Management

November 2021

Empirical evidence by Karen Eggleston and colleagues suggests that better primary health care management of chronic disease in rural China can reduce spending while contributing to better health.

Wildfire smoke exposure during pregnancy increases preterm birth risk, Stanford study finds

August 2021

Smoke from wildfires may have contributed to thousands of additional premature births in California between 2007 and 2012. The findings underscore the value of reducing the risk of big, extreme...

A New Validated Tool Helps Predict Lifetime Health Outcomes for Prediabetes and Type 2 Diabetes in Chinese Populations

July 2021

A research team including APARC's Karen Eggleston developed a new simulation model that supports the economic evaluation of policy guidelines and clinical treatment pathways to tackle diabetes...

Stanford researchers offer practical tips to mitigate harm from wildfire smoke

July 2021

Warnings of another severe wildfire season abound, as do efforts to reduce the risk of ignition. Yet few are taking precautions against the smoke. Stanford experts advise on contending with hazardous...

Bat-borne Nipah virus could help explain COVID-19

December 2020

Researchers have long known that the number of human infections from the bat-borne Nipah virus fluctuates from year to year. A new study provides insights into the reasons why. Stanford...

Planetary health approaches for dry cities: water quality and heat mitigation

November 2020

Water sensitive cities show how holistic approaches can counter the health and wellbeing problems associated with urban dryness. About 1.6 billion people live in countries with water scarcity, and...

Viral lessons: What a little-known virus could teach us about COVID-19

November 2020

Stanford epidemiologist Stephen Luby discusses surprising results of a recent study on Nipah virus, a disease with no vaccine and a mortality rate of up to 70 percent.

To stop the next pandemic, we need to unravel the origins of COVID-19

November 2020

We find ourselves ten months into one of the most catastrophic global health events of our lifetime and we still do not know how it began. Despite the critical importance of this question, efforts to...

Coronavirus Blues: The Detrimental Mental Health Effects of Prolonged Lockdowns and Uncertainty Require Attention

October 2020

Even if effective treatments and vaccines for coronavirus become available soon, we must start thinking about the mental health dimensions of national recovery.

Postdoctoral Fellow Spotlight: Radhika Jain on Reducing Inequalities in Health Care and Outcomes

October 2020

Radhika Jain, a postdoctoral fellow with the Asia Health Policy Program, shares insights on her research into India’s health care system and how it is responding to both the COVID-19 pandemic and...

The COVID-19 Infodemic: What Can Be Done About the Infectious Spread of Misinformation and Disinformation

September 2020

Almost since its first emergence, the spreading SARS-CoV-2 outbreak has also been accompanied by a widespread proliferation of misinformation and disinformation, what the World Health Organization (...

Bad Earth

August 2020

Every year, humans move more earth and rock than rivers, wind, rain and all other planetary forces combined. And the quantity of rock moved by Anglo American in its century-plus of metal mining...

Extremely unlikely that they will find anything

August 2020

A helicopter scan for radioactivity at SF’s former bases had limited value. The city relied on it anyway, using what Gabrielle Hecht calls “a classic playbook around issues of toxicity, radiation and...

Research Looks at Policy Fix for Hepatitis C Infections in Prisons

August 2020

The U.S. Supreme Court has interpreted the 8th Amendment of the Constitution, which prohibits cruel and unusual punishment, to guarantee prisoners a minimum basic level of health care. Yet even...

Rosenkranz Prize Winner Leads Effort to Protect Health-Care Workers from COVID-19 in Under-Resourced Countries

August 2020

Stanford postdoc Ashley Styczynski and collaborators build a website devoted to protecting health-care workers in under-resourced countries, using infographics and videos to show them how to create,...

Which countries will get COVID-19 vaccine first? It could come down to money

August 2020

CISAC Senior Fellow David Relman worries that developing countries may be left behind and hundreds of thousands of lives are on the line.

Coronavirus Could Make America’s Gun Problem Even Deadlier

June 2020

Several myths cloud public understanding of the connection between guns and suicide. Perhaps the most pernicious is the idea that people who really want to end their lives will find a way to do it,...

Owning Handgun Associated With Dramatically Higher Risk of Suicide

June 2020

Men who own handguns are eight times more likely to die of suicide by handgun than men who don’t have one — and women who own handguns are 35 times more likely than women who don’t, according to...

Online Misinformation about Vaccines

June 2020

In the June 2020 Sabin-Aspen Vaccine Science Policy Report, "Meeting the Challenge of Vaccination Hesitancy," Stanford Internet Observatory research manager Renée DiResta and First Draft...

Karen Eggleston Testifies on China’s Healthcare System to Congressional Review Commission

May 2020

Asia health policy expert Karen Eggleston provides testimony for a U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission hearing on China's domestic healthcare infrastructure and the use of...

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1 RSD13 085 0052a 001 David Relman Senior Fellow Professor, Medicine, Professor, Microbiology and Immunology
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Lucia Chen Stanford Health Policy Lucia Chen Postdoctoral Research Fellow, SHP