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Permanente Medicine in Action

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Helping Patients Make Informed Decisions about Prostate Cancer Screening

In a new episode of KP Research Radio, the potential risks and benefits of prostate cancer screening are discussed with Joseph Presti, MD.

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Nonsmokers Hit a Magic Number

With help from Kaiser Permanente, 200,000 of its Northern California members have quit tobacco as part of an effective long-running campaign.

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Feeling Lucky After Emergency Heart Surgery Saved Her Life

Cardiothoracic surgeon Geoff Allen, MD, repairs Heather Westmoreland's life-threatening aortic dissection.

Research in the News

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Teens, Parents, Physicians Support Screening Young People for Gender Identity, Study Suggests

Kaiser Permanente physician researchers say screening could improve care for gender diverse adolescents.

Could Heart Drug Reduce COVID-19 Risk?

Kaiser Permanente researchers are studying whether icosapent ethyl, an omega-3 fatty acid used to prevent heart attacks and strokes, can be used to prevent or reduce the risk of COVID-19.

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Fewer Endometrial Cancer Diagnoses During COVID-19 Pandemic

New Kaiser Permanente study one of first to show novel coronavirus impact on cancer detection.

Honoring Physician Excellence

We honor physician excellence and highlight outstanding achievements in innovation, research, teaching and leadership—and the daily impact physicians have on the lives of our patients.

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