Simple ways to be kind to yourself

Practicing self-care is good for the mind, body, and spirit — especially now during the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s been a challenging year, but here are some simple things you can do to boost your mood, beat stress, and find more…

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Celebrating Halloween safely

For children of all ages, Halloween means dressing up in a costume and heading out into the neighborhood with friends and family to trick-or-treat and collect candy in the crisp autumn air. However, with the virus that causes COVID-19 still…

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3 ways to help prevent diabetes

More than 1 in 3 Americans have prediabetes — and 90% of them don’t even know it.1 The good news is that most cases of type 2 diabetes are preventable — healthy lifestyle changes can help you avoid, control, or…

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Give your diet a do-over

Forget juicing, fasting, and fad diets. Just focus on being healthy and fit. When you eat right and exercise regularly, maintaining a healthy weight can happen naturally. Fill up with fiber  High-fiber foods fill you up without filling you out.…

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How to clean and disinfect like a pro

Cleaning and disinfecting commonly used surfaces can help prevent the spread of COVID-19. No one knows this better than Kaiser Permanente’s environmental services professionals who clean and sanitize more than 50 million square feet each day to help keep our…

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Plan for a fun and healthy summer

  With summer in full swing, we know that many people are gathering with family and friends. At Kaiser Permanente, we recognize the importance of connecting with others, especially after such a challenging period of isolation. And, we want you…

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How to properly wear a mask

The CDC now recommends wearing cloth face coverings in public settings, so it's important protect yourself and others when you leave home for groceries or other essential items. Do Wash your hands with soap and water or use alcohol-based hand…

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Work (from home) Wellness

The COVID-19 outbreak has distributed daily life for everyone - including those who are now working from home. Many are teleworking full-time for the first time, isolated from co-workers, friends, and family. This new routine can cause added anxiety, stress…

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3 simple tips to reclaim your calm

Everyone gets overwhelmed sometimes. But too much stress can be hard on your health — so it’s important to find ways to offset those negative effects. These healthy habits can help you stay cool under pressure, even when you’re pressed…

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Eat to beat colon cancer

Many people are giving low carb diets a try and focused on increasing protein in their diet. And this could be why the U.S. Department of Agriculture recently reported that Americans are eating more meat than ever before. While cutting…

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The right FIT for colon cancer screenings

Colorectal cancer is the third leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States, so regular screenings are important to minimize your risk. Kaiser Permanente recommends regular colorectal screenings beginning at age 50 up to 75 for average-risk patients, age…

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February is Heart Health Month

Your heart will love these numbers! You can help your heart by making healthy changes today. Healthy habits can also reduce your risk for other conditions — another good reason to take these tips to heart. #1 in the nation…

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Learn more about the coronavirus

Updated March 9, 2020 The novel coronavirus, which causes a disease known as COVID-19, is spreading from person to person in parts of the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention the potential public health threat posed by…

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Find your words

No matter what your situation is, it’s important to know that help is available, and it’s okay to reach out. If you or someone you know is struggling with depression, visit findyourwords.org, where you can take a depression self-assessment test…

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