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Welcome to Kaiser Permanente Washington
Health Research Institute

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


New findings

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Relieving chronic pain with CBT

Cognitive behavioral therapy with yoga-based movement helps with pain for those on long-term opioids.

ACT Study

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Roundup of 3 recent studies on dementia risk

Researchers explore links between hearing loss, military service, and cognitive decline — and look at timeliness of diagnosis.

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Thank you!

In this season of gratitude, we'd like to express our heartfelt appreciation for all our research participants and patient partners.


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.