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We spoke with Diana L. Miglioretti, PhD, senior investigator, Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute; and Dean’s Professor of Biostatistics in the Department of Public Health Sciences, School of Medicine at the University of California, Davis. Why did you decide to focus on the specific area of cancer screening? It’s personal. I [...]
Mon, Nov 12, 2018
Source: Kaiser Permanente
According to data from the U.S. National Survey of Drug Use and Health, the percentage of pregnant women who say they’ve used marijuana has nearly doubled in the past two decades. The post Fewer Pregnant U.S. Women Smoke or Drink, But More Are Using Pot appeared first on Kaiser Permanente. [...]
Mon, Nov 05, 2018
Source: Kaiser Permanente
David Arterburn, MD, MPH
SEATTLE — Adults with severe obesity had greater initial and sustained weight loss with gastric bypass surgery than either sleeve gastrectomy or adjustable gastric banding, according to a new published today in the Annals of Internal Medicine. This is the largest long-term study of bariatric surgery to date. It included more [...]
Mon, Oct 29, 2018
Source: Kaiser Permanente