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Live Phone Calls Better Than Text Messages to Remind People About Colon Cancer Screening

Study also finds differences in the way Spanish- and English-speaking patients respond to reminders

October 11, 2017


Landmark Study of Osteoporotic Fractures Draws to a Close After 31 Years

Our longest-running CHR study has produced dramatic discoveries, hundreds of scientific papers, and memorable relationships between researchers and participants.

September 20, 2017


Donating DNA to Change the Future of Health Care

Launched in 2016, the KP Research Bank is positioned to become one of the world’s most important resources for genetic research.

September 20, 2017

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