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KPWHRI in the Media

 

News media often cover Kaiser Permanente Washington research.
Here are selected mentions.

 

KIRO 7's Angela Russell (left) interviews KPWHRI's Paula Lozano, MD, MPH, in our Seattle offices.

2017


February 1–28

‘Dense breasts’ eclipse all other known breast cancer risk factors

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Diana Miglioretti, PhD, co-wrote a paper showing that women in the Breast Cancer Surveillance Consortium whose breasts are mainly glandular, rather than fat, have more risk of breast cancer. This risk exceeds the impact of other population-level risks, such as family history of breast cancer, personal history of benign lesions, and first full-term pregnancy after age 30:


Cardiovascular disease-related hospital admissions jump on second day after major snowfall

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Jennifer Bobb, PhD, continued to be quoted about her finding, conducted while at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, that more hospitalizations for heart disease tend to follow snowstorms, which are becoming more common with global climate change:


January 1–31

Cardiovascular disease-related hospital admissions jump on second day after major snowfall

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Jennifer Bobb, PhD, was quoted about her finding, conducted while at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, that more hospitalizations for heart disease tend to follow snowstorms, which are becoming more common with global climate change:


Patient involvement in research as coinvestigators

Janice Tufte describes her years-long involvement as a coinvestigator with the Learning to Integrate Neighborhoods with Clinical Care (LINCC) project:


Vaccines & infectious disease

Lisa Jackson, MD, MPH, comments on research by others on the effectiveness of mandatory influenza vaccine policies:

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About Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute

Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute (KPWHRI), formerly Group Health Research Institute, improves the health and health care of Kaiser Permanente members and the public. The Institute has conducted nonproprietary public-interest research on preventing, diagnosing, and treating major health problems since 1983. Government and private research grants provide our main funding. Follow KPWHRI research on Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, LinkedIn, or YouTube. For more information, go to: www.kpwashingtonresearch.org

 


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