Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research
October 31, 2012 -- The Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research will host its annual Saward Lecture at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, November 26, 2012, at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall. Tickets are free but required. You can request tickets online at kpchr.org/saward, or by calling 503-335-2466.
April 30, 2012 —Mexican-American women who participated in a culturally tailored weight management program lost weight, reduced their fat and sugar consumption and improved their eating habits according to a new study funded by the National Institutes of Health and published in the Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health. At the end of the year-long De Por Vida (“For Life”) program, the women had lost an average of nearly 16 pounds.