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.


Alternative Healing

Rainier Medical Center offers mindfulness class to women of color

Drs. Lin and Holland bring affordable mindfulness-based stress reduction to African American, Latina, and Asian American women with chronic diseases in Seattle.

Read it in Healthy Findings.

aging & Geriatrics

Dementia study has good news: Prevalence declines even as population ages

Better education and cardiovascular health may be key. This means hope for reducing risk through social determinants and lifestyle, says Dr. Eric B. Larson.

Read it in Healthy Findings.

Health Tip


Protect your brain as you age by limiting stress. Cortisol, a hormone secreted when you’re under stress, has a stronger effect on older brains.


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.