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Which type of bariatric surgery has best weight-loss results?

The largest long-term national study of bariatric surgery compares the 3 most common operations. Dr. David Arterburn discusses the research findings.

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Most ovarian cysts may not need surveillance

NIH (National Institutes of Health) Research Matters Newsletter, Dec 4, 2018

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Researchers advance 25 years of collaboration among health care systems

Attendees of the 2019 Health Care Systems Research Network conference discussed data sharing, gender equality, new papers, and much more.

Do drugs cause falls for adults with dementia?

Researchers find a relationship between prescribed central nervous system-active medications and increased risk of falling among older people with dementia.

Phentermine seems safe, effective for long-term weight loss

David Arterburn, MD, MPH, discusses reassuring news from his PCORnet study of most the widely used anti-obesity drug in the United States.

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Tackling opioids: Rethinking pain management

Kaiser Permanente Washington can use its expertise in non-drug pain management to advance alternatives to the "medicalized" approach.

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Why does Cara Lewis study implementation science?

We profile the KPWHRI associate investigator, a clinical psychologist who also studies social factors that affect health.

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