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

  • 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.
  • Group Health & UW showcase analytic methods built for the real world

    Biostatisticians at Group Health Research Institute and the University of Washington are hosting a first-ever nationwide symposium to share leading-edge solutions for solving novel challenges in health care data analytics.
  • Our research points to pathways for ‘enlightened aging’

    Dr. Eric Larson describes how science—and our own family experiences—can provide insights for healthy aging. This is a topic he’ll be exploring during his four-month sabbatical at the University of Cambridge this fall.
  • Recently using some birth control pills may raise breast cancer risk

    Women who recently used birth control pills containing high-dose estrogen had an increased risk for breast cancer. But those using some other formulations did not, according to Diana Buist, PhD, MPH, and colleagues at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and the University of Washington.