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Most mental health patients answer firearm question

Study shows patients will usually answer a question about firearm access, providing key information for suicide prevention.

Co-designing with patients

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Patient collaboration sparks care innovations

By partnering with patients, KPWHRI researchers developed 2 new interventions to boost lung cancer screening.

Volunteers needed

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COVID-19 booster trial seeks unvaccinated volunteers

KPWHRI to access the benefits of mixing different vaccine types in NIAID-sponsored study.

Video

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Tools and support for people thinking about suicide

Now Matters Now helps people cope with suicidal thoughts by sharing the strategies of people who have been there.

Research

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Air pollution linked to higher risk of dementia

With data from the ACT Study, researchers associated increased levels of fine particle pollution with a greater risk of dementia.

KPWHRI In the Media

A study led by Julie Richards, PhD, MPH, could help to advance efforts to prevent suicides from firearms.

Patients willing to discuss whether they own guns with their doctors, study suggests

Forbes, Aug. 6, 2021


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