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Do mast cells hold the key to chronic and unexplained disease?

– Dr. Jennifer McClure reflects on evidence about mast cells as a key to chronic disease, providing new insights for physicians, researchers, and the public.

Cytology of a mast cell. Image credit: Rayya the Vet, via NIH Image Gallery.  Dr. Jennifer McClure reflects on evidence about mast cells as a key to chronic disease, providing new …
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2016/june/do-mast-cells-hold-key-chronic-and-unexplained-disease/

News release: Northwest doctors improve their practices—and patients’ heart health

– Healthy Hearts Northwest is part of major national effort to help small medical practices to prevent heart disease, our biggest killer.

Healthy Hearts NW is part of major national effort to help small medical practices to prevent heart disease, our biggest killer Primary-care practices in Washington, Oregon, and …
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2016/feb/news-release-northwest-doctors-improve-their-practices-and-patients-heart-health/

News release: Healthy Hearts Northwest helps small and mid-sized practices

– AHRQ funds Group Health, Qualis Health, and OHSU for partnership in Wash., Ore., and Idaho.

The U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality has funded the MacColl Center for Health Care Innovation at Group Health Research Institute for three years to lead Healthy Hea…
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2015/05/news-release-healthy-hearts-northwest-helps-small-and-mid-sized-practices/

It’s time to pay attention to chronic pain

– So says a new national pain strategy from the Department of Health and Human Services. You can influence the strategy with your comments.

So says a new national pain strategy from the Department of Health and Human Services. You can influence the strategy with your comments. An estimated 25 million Americans have c…
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2015/05/its-time-pay-attention-chronic-pain/