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COVID-19 vaccine trial registry opens for volunteers

For future studies of COVID-19 vaccines, KPWHRI seeks Seattle-area residents 18 and older.

healthy findings blog

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No going back: We must rise now to end structural racism

Dr. Rita Mangione-Smith shares 6 changes our research institute can make to address racism as a public health crisis.

research

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Medication in pregnancy: Better data for healthier kids

Researchers need much bigger data sets to find outcomes that matter, Dr. Sascha Dublin and colleagues write in Pediatrics.


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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.