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We discover ways to prevent illness and improve treatment.
We're making health and health care better for everyone.


healthy findings blog

Can being accepting and mindful help you stop smoking?

Tobacco remains a public health priority. Dr. Jennifer McClure discusses her new findings comparing 'acceptance and commitment therapy' to standard care.

Read about it in Healthy Findings.

Partners

How should we study the ways that neighborhoods affect our health?

UW/KPWHRI research team confers with King County organizations at its "Moving to Health" Summit, sparking new collaborations.

Read about it in News and Events.

Vaccine recommendations

Recent measles outbreak in Washington

Read important information from Kaiser Permanente Washington to help you understand if you or your family needs the vaccine.


Our Research

Our research

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.