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A photo in Ghana of businessman Richard Fadiora with SEED coaches Andrew Meade and Robert Mayberry
August 19, 2015

Andrew Meade: “A Firm With Great Teamwork Will Eventually Outrun Its Competition”

The founder of a U.S. construction company spent a year coaching West African business leaders. Here’s what he taught them.


Photocollage by Tricia Seibold. Photos: Reuters/Ali Jarekji; iStock/robstyle
July 28, 2015

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.


Chef uses a knife to slice vegetables on a cutting board. | iStock/Chris Gramly
September 16, 2015

Ai Chloe Chien: “I Never Wanted to Be an Entrepreneur”

Company founder targets diseases through cooking schools.


Health care worker reviewing a file in a massive archive | Reuters/Phil McCarten
June 29, 2015

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 5, 2015

Six Days in Nepal

A Stanford doctor travels to the devastated region as part of the relief effort.
May 1, 2015

Five Trends Shaping the Future of Sports

At Stanford GSB’s Sports Innovation Conference, technology took the spotlight.
April 24, 2015

Ron Gutman: “I Am Really Focused on the User”

HealthTap founder has redefined doctor visits.
April 16, 2015

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

Why Your Workplace Might Be Killing You

Stanford scholars identify 10 work stressors that are destroying your health.
February 11, 2015

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

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

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

Risk: The Recommended List

Learn more about risk and other related topics.
December 11, 2014

Five Things You Should Know About Risk

From outer space to the boardroom, risk is all around us.