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World Bank President Jim Yong Kim says focusing on health care will help improve the lives of the world's poorest. | REUTERS/Guadalupe Pardo
January 11, 2016
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How the World Bank President Plans to Eradicate Poverty by 2030

Jim Yong Kim talks about how audacious goals bring real change.

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July 28, 2015
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Are Big Drug Companies Too Slow to Report Patient Deaths to the FDA?

A new analysis shows that some pharmaceutical companies may be dragging their feet on disclosing critical data.
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Kent Thiry, CEO of DaVita HealthCare Partners | Stacy Geiken Photography
January 4, 2016
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How to Make Your Company a Community

A CEO explains how his dialysis company rebounded.

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Health care worker reviewing a file in a massive archive | Reuters/Phil McCarten
June 29, 2015
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Daniel P. Kessler: The Hidden Cost in Changing Doctors

High fees for your own medical records can be a barrier to switching.
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Latest Stories in Health Care

May 22, 2015
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Kate Bundorf: What Really Drives Medical Treatment Decisions?

Money matters, but it’s only one part of a complex system of influences.
May 5, 2015
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Six Days in Nepal

A Stanford doctor travels to the devastated region as part of the relief effort.
May 1, 2015
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Five Trends Shaping the Future of Sports

At Stanford GSB’s Sports Innovation Conference, technology took the spotlight.
April 24, 2015
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Ron Gutman: “I Am Really Focused on the User”

HealthTap founder has redefined doctor visits.
April 16, 2015
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Edith Elliott: “Healthcare Is an Essential Human Right”

An entrepreneur discusses risk, honesty, and why the families she serves in India inspire her.
February 23, 2015
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Why Your Workplace Might Be Killing You

Stanford scholars identify 10 work stressors that are destroying your health.
February 11, 2015
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Six Reasons to Rethink Aging and Retirement

Researchers at the Stanford Center on Longevity explain that what we think about mental health, exercise, and financial stability is wrong.
February 4, 2015
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Elizabeth Holmes: “I Wasn’t Weighted by Influences That I Couldn’t Do It”

How a college dropout became the youngest self-made woman billionaire.
January 23, 2015
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Gates Foundation CEO: Good Intentions Aren’t Enough

Sue Desmond-Hellmann shares what she’s learned as the leader of the world’s largest charitable organization.
December 15, 2014
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Risk: The Recommended List

Learn more about risk and other related topics.