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Weighing the Alternatives: Complementary and Integrative Medicine Services at Kaiser Permanente Northwest

Kaiser Permanente Northwest covers a range of complementary services—and the Center for Health Research plays a key role in understanding how well they work, how cost-effective they are, and what patients and doctors are saying about them.

Aug 30, 2018

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Five Key Takeaways from “Mind the Gap: Putting Evidence into Practice in the Era of Learning Health Systems”

Three experts in the field of Learning Health Systems—including Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research Director Lucy Savitz—propose a new strategy for bridging the gap between health research and clinical practice.

Aug 30, 2018

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Large Study Finds HPV Vaccination Does Not Negatively Impact Fertility in Adolescents

Adolescents who receive recommended vaccinations, including for human papillomavirus, have no increased risk of primary ovarian insufficiency, also known as premature menopause.

Aug 21, 2018

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A Shot in the Arm — CHR Team Gives Vaccine Safety Research a ‘Boost’

Vaccination plays a major role in maintaining public health locally and across the globe. Many families in the United States immunize their children according to medical guidelines, and many adults stay on top of their own vaccinations, but public opinion on vaccine safety ranges from all-out approval to the belief that vaccines lead to severe medical issues. Available data suggest we have a lot of room to improve vaccination rates for both adults and children.

Aug 15, 2018

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