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A yoga enthusiast rests after a class at the Samalayuca dunes, on the outskirts of Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. Credit: Reuters/Jose Luis Gonzalez
April 17, 2020
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Finding Mindfulness in Traumatic Times

Here’s a curated collection from the archives that offer self-care wisdom and helpful life lessons during a period of worldwide stress.

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Rashaad Gomez practices parkour in a park in New York. Credit: Reuters/Carlo Allegri
March 10, 2020
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How Exercise Recommendations Might Work against Us

When it comes to physical activity, how well we think we’re doing can influence how much we move and how we feel.

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Alt: Stanford GSB Professor Sara Singer speaking to camera with Stanford Hoover Tower in the background. Credit: Video by Mike Elwell
February 21, 2020
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The Quickest Way to Improve Health Care

Research shows prioritizing information-sharing between providers would save lives.

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Medical staff, wearing protective suits and face masks, prepare material for medical consultations at an emergency COVID-19 center inside a gymnasium. Credit: Reuters/Benoit Tessier
April 7, 2020
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What Makes Some Health Care Teams More Effective Than Others?

High-performing health care teams focus on functional and cultural change simultaneously, while low-performing teams focus on just one type of change.
Insights and faculty research on government: The influence of government on economics, creating and enforcing public policy, regulations, laws.

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Restaurant staff clean the floor after closing early afternoon following the outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in New York City, U.S., March 16, 2020. Credit: Reuters/Jeenah Moon
March 26, 2020
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Economists to Congress: Don’t Bail out Big Business

An open letter drafted by Stanford professors says the coronavirus stimulus package should benefit workers — not corporations and their wealthy shareholders.

Latest Stories in Health Care

September 21, 2020
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Calculating the Health Benefits of Medicaid Expansion

A controversial arm of the Affordable Care Act reduced strokes, heart disease, and other ailments among older, low-income patients, a new study finds.
August 13, 2020
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How Redefining “Normal” Can Alter Behavior

Stanford researchers use the concept of “dynamic norms” to persuade diners to eat less meat.
April 17, 2020
Written

Finding Mindfulness in Traumatic Times

Here’s a curated collection from the archives that offer self-care wisdom and helpful life lessons during a period of worldwide stress.
April 7, 2020
Written

What Makes Some Health Care Teams More Effective Than Others?

High-performing health care teams focus on functional and cultural change simultaneously, while low-performing teams focus on just one type of change.
March 26, 2020
Written

Economists to Congress: Don’t Bail out Big Business

An open letter drafted by Stanford professors says the coronavirus stimulus package should benefit workers — not corporations and their wealthy shareholders.
March 10, 2020
Written

How Exercise Recommendations Might Work against Us

When it comes to physical activity, how well we think we’re doing can influence how much we move and how we feel.
February 21, 2020
Video

The Quickest Way to Improve Health Care

Research shows prioritizing information-sharing between providers would save lives.
January 9, 2020
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When Private-Sector Firms Create a Culture of Health

Investments in employees, consumers, communities, and the environment vary widely. A new study reveals this range and the hurdles to measuring success.
December 6, 2019
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8 Most-Read Stories of 2019

Communication mistakes, job-stealing robots, and career-gap explanations captured reader attention this year.
December 6, 2019
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Gift List: 10 Books to Share for the Holidays

Stanford GSB professors recommend the books they’re most likely to give as presents over this year’s holiday season.