Living Well - Kaiser Permanente

Live Well

Living well is being well. We think good health happens around the clock, not just in a doctor’s office. So do the 4.4 million of our members who used our online and mobile tools to manage their health anytime, anywhere.

Here are some tips and inspiration we’ve put together for you:

Featured Articles

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Interview

Are e-cigarettes a safe way to kick the habit?

Shocked to see everyone from celebrities to news show pundits lighting up on the air recently? Not too long ago, it seemed…Read Article >

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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 >

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Education

Child safety: Preventing drowning

Did you know? An infant or child can drown in as little as one inch (2.5 cm) of water or another type…Read Article >

Latest Articles

  • A young woman uses a tablet.
    APR 11, 2017

    New online tools now available in Colorado

    You may have noticed some recent changes to the “My Health Manager” feature on kp.org. If you’ve used this feature before, you’re probably already familiar with the “Appointment center,” which lets you make and track your appointments. Perhaps you’ve used “My message center” to email your doctor, or viewed your lab results. ... Learn more >

    TOPICSColoradoe-visitskp.orgMy Health Manager

  • Two women hike through a lush forest.
    APR 11, 2017

    Take advantage of healthy lifestyle programs in Hawaii

    If you’re thinking of making positive changes for your health, we can offer you helpful resources online, over the phone, and in person. These resources are designed to support you by offering advice, coaching, information on local classes, and even certain discounts. On kp.org/healthylifestyles, you’ll find in-depth information on these programs so you can: ... Learn more >

    TOPICScoachingHawaiitotal health assessmentwellness programs

  • A smiling woman uses her smartphone.
    APR 11, 2017

    Use My KP Meds to stay on track in the Mid-Atlantic States

    Remembering when to take your prescription medicine can be challenging. To make it easier, the My KP Meds app can alert you with reminders to take your next dose. ... Learn more >

    TOPICSMid-Atlantic Statesmobile appMy KP Medsprescriptions

  • A grinning woman faces a laptop.
    APR 11, 2017

    A focus on beating digital eye strain in the Northwest

    Whether you work at a computer or not, you’ve probably felt the strain that screen time can put on your eyes. Reading through social media feeds, checking e-mails, and smartphone use can all add up, leaving your eyes strained and your head sore. And if you work in an office environment, the effects can be even more severe. ... Learn more >

    TOPICSeye healtheye strainNorthwestoptometrist

  • A gray-haired man walks with his arm around a younger man's shoulder.
    APR 11, 2017

    Give the gift of Life Care Planning

    It’s a sad fact that unexpected accidents happen every day. That’s why it’s important to know who would speak for you if you were ever unable to communicate your health care wishes. Choosing that person carefully and making sure they know what you’d want can take an enormous burden off of your loved ones. It could also help make sure that no matter what happens, your wishes will be respected. ... Learn more >

    TOPICSadvance directivehealth care agentlife care planning