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

  • What's next for Choosing Wisely?

    Diana Buist, PhD, MPH, co-wrote a new national report on promoting appropriate use of health care. AcademyHealth and the ABIM Foundation co-sponsored the report, which sets research and policy priorities for giving Americans the care they need—no more, no less.
  • Nurse midwives test innovative care model: combining individual care with group support

    Using an innovative model of prenatal care called “Centering Pregnancy,” the midwifery practices at Bellevue and Tacoma Group Health Medical Centers are helping mothers and their partners share knowledge and experiences while getting the individualized care they need.
  • Health care chiefs weigh the impact of patient-powered research

    Patients sometimes make crucial health care decisions while lacking key information about which preventive, diagnostic, or treatment approach would be best. Group Health researchers are working to bridge the information gap.
  • FDA warnings on antidepressants may have backfired

    The Food and Drug Administration's warnings in 2003, 2004, and 2007 appear to have led to unintended consequences. Changes in antidepressant use may have led to more teen suicide attempts.
  • How to prevent disparities in colon cancer screening

    People living in poverty are less likely to be screened for colorectal cancer—and more likely to develop the disease and die from it. Mailing a stool test promises to help end these disparities, write Beverly Green, MD, MPH, and a Kaiser Permanente colleague in JAMA Internal Medicine.