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Kaiser Permanente Researchers Study Bariatric Surgery for Obese Teens

In this Q&A, Dr. David Arterburn describes findings from the largest study in adolescents to date.

Read it in News and Events.

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Seattle Symposium: Solving health data challenges with statistics

Interested in using data and innovative methods to improve everyday care? Join our October conference.

Read it in Healthy Findings.

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We study health and health care as it happens in everyday settings by everyday people, producing results that are built to work in the real world. We share our results in the public domain to benefit people everywhere.