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Drs. Sameer Awsare, and Benjamin Mandac, KP Santa Clara, discuss their pilot program that helps ween patients from addictive opioid medications and provides classes and other tools for coping with the pain of withdrawal.
Drs. Vivek Rao, MD, Sunil Bhopale, MD, and Alexander Flint, MD describe how diagnosis and treatment times are cut in half by Kaiser’s “Stroke EXPRESS” carts, leading to greater outcomes for stroke victims.
Michele Evans, MD, a pediatrician at KP Roseville, spreads the word on the benefits of breastfeeding, while Mothers Milk Bank begins their milk drive helping neonatal medical teams in California save infant lives.
Erica Gunderson, PhD, MS, MPH, discusses findings in a 30-year study that show the protective effects of breastfeeding for both mothers and their offspring, including lowering a mother’s risk of developing diabetes, breast and ovarian cancer.
Kelly Young-Wolff, PhD, KP Division of Research, and Nancy Goler, MD, discuss their study addressing the increase in maternal prenatal marijuana use, and how the results fill a critical data gap in understanding marijuana use among pregnant women.
Laurel A. Habel, PhD discusses research from TPMG's Division of Research that finds urban American-Indian and Alaskan Native communities are more likely to have lower survival rates following invasive prostate and breast cancer.