Thrive Together

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

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Nutrition

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 >

Education

Education

Deductible Plan Glossary

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

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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

  • A doctor and a woman smile at a small child.
    APR 10, 2018

    Introducing a new care center, just for kids, in the Mid-Atlantic States

    Last summer, Kaiser Permanente opened the Interdisciplinary Pediatrics Center in the Mid-Atlantic States. Located in the Capitol Hills Medical Center, this 23,387-square-foot facility provides many specialties just for kids, all under one roof. ... Learn more >

  • A man and a woman visit an older, female patient.
    APR 10, 2018

    Get facts from the Northwest on women’s heart health

    Heart disease affects men and women in equal numbers. But the warning signs for heart attack are different for women — and they aren’t as commonly known as the symptoms men experience. As a result, many women suffering from a heart attack don’t know they’re having one until it’s almost too late. ... Learn more >

    TOPICSheart attackheart diseaseNorthwestwomen's heart health

  • Grilled peaches rest on a plate.
    APR 10, 2018

    10 tips for a better barbecue in Georgia

    In Georgia, barbecue rules. If you’re planning your first cookout of the season, give it a healthy spin with these 10 tips from local Kaiser Permanente dieticians. ... Learn more >

    TOPICSbarbecuecooking outGeorgiagrilling

  • A runner wraps her foot.
    APR 10, 2018

    Get the facts on urgent care in Colorado

    No matter what life throws your way, you’ve got options for convenient, high-quality care for yourself and your family. One of the most helpful is urgent care, but many people are unsure of how it works and when they need it. ... Learn more >

    TOPICSColoradofeverflu symptomsurgent care

  • Two men smile in Kaiser Permanente scrubs.
    MAR 13, 2018

    From steel mill worker to nurse — a Northwest member’s journey

    Over the past 13 years, Robert Lord has traded in his hardhat and steel-toed boots for sterile scrubs, a mask, and booties. And in June 2017, the former steel mill worker became a nurse on the surgical services team at Sunnyside Medical Center. ... Learn more >

    TOPICScareershealth careNorthwestregistered nurse