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Which type of 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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Esketamine: How to assess new antidepressant’s effects

Dr. Gregory Simon says research is needed to see if this new drug for persistent depression will prevent suicides.

Can being accepting and mindful help you stop smoking?

Research on two approaches to quitting smoking highlights the benefits of 'acceptance and commitment therapy.'

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Think globally, act locally: KPWHRI helps improve care with the Bree Collaborative

KPWHRI investigators contribute time, knowledge, and expertise to better care in Washington State around opioid prescribing, chronic pain, and more.

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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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