Randall S. Stafford, MD, PhD

Randall S. Stafford, MD, PhD, professor of medicine at Stanford Prevention Research Center and director of the Program on Prevention Outcomes and Practices, both at Stanford School of Medicine, California.

Heart

Is Taking Aspirin for Heart Attack and Stroke Prevention Worth the Risk?

Advice differs about who should start an aspirin regimen and who should continue one.

Medications

Aspirin: The Wonder Drug for Your Heart and More

Aspirin’s heart-health benefits are just the beginning. This medicine chest mainstay continues to reinvent itself.

Medications

The Deadly Dangers of Off-Label Drugs

At least 21% of prescriptions written by American doctors are written for medical conditions that the drugs have not been…

Medications

Growing Danger in Off-Label Use of Drugs

FDA Wants to Relax Rules — But Is This Safe for Patients? If only we could assume that when a drug…