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A ‘booster dose’ of more massage helps reduce neck pain

– Group Health and University of Vermont researchers find a longer treatment period is better for reducing dysfunction.

Group Health and University of Vermont researchers find a longer treatment period is better for reducing dysfunction. Few things feel better than a massage, and many people use i…
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2015/07/booster-dose-more-massage-helps-reduce-neck-pain/

The aging population: Is the world ready for 2050?

– Dr. Eric B. Larson adds the global angle to Dr. Andrea's LaCroix's post about the importance of maximizing functionality and activity in older people.

Dr. Andrea LaCroix writes that in 35 years, the American population aged 65+ will double. What can we do now for their health and independence? Dr. Eric B. Larson adds the global…
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2015/07/aging-population-world-ready-2050/

The aging population: Are we ready for 2050?

– Dr. Andrea LaCroix writes that in 35 years, the American population aged 65+ will double. What can we do now for their health and independence?

Dr. Andrea LaCroix writes that in 35 years, the American population aged 65+ will double. What can we do now for their health and independence? by Andrea Z. LaCroix, PhD, profess…
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2015/07/aging-population-are-we-ready-2050/

News release: Immune response to bird flu vaccine is boosted by adjuvants

– Vaccine Treatment and Evaluation Unit tests real-world use to prepare for H7N9.

Vaccine Treatment and Evaluation Unit tests real-world use to prepare for H7N9 Research shows that an experimental vaccine to protect people against the deadly H7N9 bird-flu viru…
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2015/07/immune-response-bird-flu-vaccine-boosted-adjuvants/

Time sitting affects both health and health costs

– Research from Dr. Dori Rosenberg and colleagues extends findings about the effects of sitting to veterans and older people.

Research from Dr. Dori Rosenberg and colleagues extends findings about the effects of sitting to veterans and older people. We know that exercise and activity are generally good …
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2015/07/time-sitting-affects-both-health-and-health-costs/

6 great ideas from Dr. Mike Evans’ Birnbaum lecture

– How we’re using email, smartphones, YouTube, and other digital media to inspire healthier ways.

How we’re using email, smartphones, YouTube, and other digital media to inspire healthier ways Digital technology is quickly changing health and health care, giving us countless …
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2015/07/6-great-ideas-dr-mike-evans-birnbaum-lecture/

Growing up is hard to do—especially when you have a chronic illness

– Dr. Paula Lozano’s research aims to ensure chronically ill kids make a safer and easier transition to adulthood.

In this issue   Growing up is hard to do—especially when you have a chronic illness Group Health and UW get $13 million to study aging and the brain Team ROAR: Research On A…
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2015/07/growing-hard-do-especially-when-you-have-chronic-illness/

News release: Group Health and UW get $13 million to study aging and the brain

– National Institute on Aging renews funding for long-running ‘living laboratory.’

Georgie Bright Kunkel with Dr. Eric B. Larson. National Institute on Aging renews funding for long-running ‘living laboratory’ What happens with Group Health patients older than …
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2015/07/news-release-group-health-and-uw-get-13-million-study-aging-and-brain/