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Body fatness affects chemo dosages, contributing to increased risk of breast cancer death

Kaiser Permanente research in JAMA Oncology points to the need to consider body composition, not just body size, in planning cancer treatment.

Study suggests maternal infection associated with childhood obesity

Women who had an untreated infection during pregnancy were more likely to have a child who became obese than pregnant women who never had an infection.

Kaiser Permanente reduces racial disparities in who gets minimally invasive hysterectomies

The racial gap nearly disappeared after a project to train surgeons and establish best practices.