Main page content

Thrive Together

Discover different ways that you and your family can thrive with these various health-related articles and stories.

Featured Articles

Bowls of grains and vegetables with glasses of smoothies


A closer look at celiac disease and gluten sensitivity

What you need to know about celiac disease and gluten sensitivity. If you and gluten just don’t “jive,” you can rRead Article >



Deductible Plan Glossary

Here are some common terms that can help you understand your deductible plan.Read Article >

Bottom of shoes with hands holding them from person stretching while toes

Exercise & Weight Loss

Play it safe: Prevent sports injuries

Exercise is good for you and your family, but you can injure yourself, and more than half of all sports injuries occur...Read Article >

Latest Articles

  • Woman mediating by water
    SEP 19, 2016

    What is meditation?

      Meditation usually involves slow, regular breathing and sitting quietly for at least 15 to 20 minutes. What is meditation used for?   People use meditation to help treat a wide range of physical and mental problems, including:   Addictive behaviors, such as drug, nicotine, and alcohol use. Anxiety, stress, and depression. ... Learn more >

    TOPICSBetter LivingPractice WellnessStress Management

  • A woman faces a laptop.
    SEP 07, 2016

    Book a video visit online in the Mid-Atlantic States

    Need attention right away for problems like muscle strains or minor burns? You can now book a video visit online to talk with a Kaiser Permanente doctor. ... Learn more >

    TOPICSMid-Atlantic Statesurgent carevideo visits

  • A young couple jogs at a beach.
    SEP 07, 2016

    Growing up and off a family plan?

    Do you have a young adult son or daughter who’s turning 26? Then you’ve probably started thinking about shifting them off their current Kaiser Permanente plan and onto a new one. ... Learn more >

    TOPICSadult dependentaging offcoveragehealth plan

  • A woman visits her doctor.
    SEP 07, 2016

    3 screenings every woman needs in Colorado

    Should you start getting mammograms at age 40, 45, or 50? ... Learn more >

    TOPICSColoradohealth screeningsmammogramsWomen's Health

  • Injection drug vials stand in a row.
    SEP 07, 2016

    It’s time to fight the flu in Georgia

    With flu season getting started, now is the perfect time for you and your family to get your flu shots. Members can get them at no cost at Kaiser Permanente facilities while supplies last. ... Learn more >

    TOPICSFluFlu SeasonFlu shotGeorgia