Mary Sawyers

Oregon Health Policy Board to Meet February 6 by Teleconference

What: The monthly meeting of the Oregon Health Policy Board 

When: February 6, 9-10 a.m. 

Where: By teleconference only. Members of the public can call in to listen by dialing 888-808-6929, participant code 915042#. 

Early and Late Menopause Can Increase Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

Kaiser Permanente study also finds length of lifetime reproductive cycle can affect risk

PORTLAND, Ore., July 27, 2016 — Women who begin menopause before age 46 or after 55 have an increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes, according to a study of more than 124,000 women enrolled in the Women’s Health Initiative, a large national trial aimed at preventing disease in postmenopausal

Kaiser Permanente Recruits Northwest Members to Join National Research Bank

All adult Kaiser Permanente members will be invited to provide genetic data to help researchers improve disease diagnosis, treatment, and prevention for future generations

PORTLAND, OREGON June 27, 2016 – Kaiser Permanente is recruiting members in the Northwest to participate in the Kaiser Permanente Research Bank, a long-term research resource designed to help the organization better understand how people’s health is affected by their genes, behaviors, and the env


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