Group Health Research Institute

We do practical research that helps you and your family stay healthy.
We discover ways to prevent illness and improve treatment.
We’re making health and health care better for everyone.


Healthy Weight

How smartphone apps could help you stay healthy

Mobile phone apps can measure your heart rate, check your blood pressure, and track your diet.

Read about it in Live Healthy.

Chronic Illness Management

It’s time to pay attention to chronic pain

So says a new national pain strategy from the Department of Health and Human Services. You can influence the strategy with your comments.

Read Michael Von Korff, ScD's article in Healthy Findings.

Health Tip


Aching back? Massage can ease your low-back pain.


Our research

We study health and health care as it happens in everyday settings by everyday people, producing results that are built to work in the real world. We share our results in the public domain to benefit people everywhere.