Staying strong amid federal funding challenges: Our performance in 2013

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2013 Annual Report: Staying strong amid federal funding challenges.

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Delaying measles-related vaccines may raise seizure risk

Delaying measles-related vaccines may raise seizure risk

Delaying the first dose of MMR and MMRV vaccines in children older than 15 months may actually more than double the risk of fever-related seizures.

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Vaccinations: A public health benefit

Vaccinations: A public health benefit

GHRI and Vax Northwest are working together to promote the public health benefits of vaccinations.

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News from the Institute

  • Bringing diabetes self-care support to Eastern Washington’s Latino communities

    People with diabetes can benefit from programs that teach daily self-monitor of diet, activity, and blood sugar. GHRI researchers are working with community health organizations to help them offer such support to populations who need it most.
  • Why sex matters in health research

    Drs. Katherine Newton and Delia Scholes say shining a light on fundamental biological and social differences between men and woman can improve health and health for all.
  • How well does bariatric surgery work?

    The number of bariatric surgeries done each year in the United States has ballooned. Now, in an August 27 state-of-the-art review in The BMJ and a September 3 editorial in JAMA, David Arterburn, MD, MPH, weighs the evidence on the benefits and risks of the various types of this surgery.
  • Collaborative care improves depression in teens

    Depression outcomes after a year were better for teens with collaborative care than with usual care, according to a joint Seattle Children’s, Group Health, and University of Washington study in JAMA. Authors included Laura Richardson, MD, MPH; Evette Ludman, PhD; and Wayne Katon, MD.
  • Why aren’t pregnant women getting flu vaccine?

    Both mother and fetus are at increased risk for complications of flu infection during pregnancy. Prenatal care providers say they’re advising women to get the flu vaccine, but many pregnant women opt out.
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