july 2020

RitaMS_EIDBlog_1col.jpgNo going back: We must rise up now to end structural racism

Dr. Rita Mangione-Smith shares 6 changes our research institute can make to address racism as a public health crisis.

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COVID-19 vaccine trial registry opens for volunteers

For future studies of COVID-19 vaccines, KPWHRI seeks Seattle-area residents 18 and older.  


Rosenburg-obesity-seniors_1col.jpgWe decreased people’s sedentary time—by an hour a day

Changing behavior isn’t easy, but Dr. Dori Rosenberg helped older people to stand and walk more.

Dublin-medication-app-pregnancy_1col.jpgMedication in pregnancy: Better data for healthier kids

Researchers need much bigger data sets to find outcomes that matter, Dr. Sascha Dublin and colleagues write in Pediatrics.


Primary-Care-team_1col.jpgWhat defines outstanding primary care leadership?

Here are 11 features of effective leadership at primary care practices—from the MacColl Center’s LEAP project.


NIH-Alzheimers-grant-Keene-brain-lab_1col.jpgSeattle team to build hi-res brain map of Alzheimer’s disease

A new $40.5M NIH-funded project aims to pinpoint cells at root of brain disease—and new therapeutic targets.

back-pain-acupuncture_1col.jpgHow effective is acupuncture for chronic back pain?

Complementary and integrative care offers many options for back pain. Much of what we know comes from KPWHRI research.




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