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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Sound body, sound mind

When we consider our health, most of us think about the physical aspects of it. But it’s much more than that—health includes the wellness of not only your body, but also your mind. And because they’re connected, a sound mental…

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Watch how Heidi Hayes is fighting cancer

A new cancer diagnosis can seem overwhelming, and the stress can make important treatment decisions even more difficult. Kaiser Permanente’s team of oncologists and caregivers support you every step of the way. Don’t just take it from us; watch Heidi’s…

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Managing your risk for breast cancer

Screenings While regular screenings for breast cancer will not reduce the risk for or prevent cancer, they do help find it at an earlier stage when it is most treatable. The recommendations for when to begin routine mammograms vary. Beginning…

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