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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 smiling woman enjoys craft time with two friends.
    JAN 02, 2020

    Make time for me-time with these simple self-care ideas

    Life has ups and downs, and self-care can help you manage stress, build resilience, and feel mentally and emotionally strong. It doesn’t really matter what you do — just that you do it for yourself. Since it’s a brand new year, now’s a perfect time to make self-care part of your healthy routine. The mind-body benefits are real, and you deserve it. ... Read More >

    TOPICShealthy lifestyleMental Health and Wellnessmind body healthself-careStress Management

  • A man holds up an e-cigarette.
    JAN 02, 2020

    What you need to know about e-cigarettes and vaping

    As more and more cases of vaping-related lung illness pop up across the country, the dangers of e-cigarettes and vaping are becoming more apparent. Maybe you saw the news story about the 19-year-old college student from Florida who needs a lung and kidney transplant. Or the 18-year-old Illinois student athlete who now has the lungs of a 70-year-old. Or the 21-year-old from Sacramento who went into acute respiratory failure. All results of vaping. ... Read More >

    TOPICShealthy lifestylequit smokingSmoking

  • A smiling family poses together for the camera
    NOV 22, 2019

    Stressed about seeing family for the holidays? Here are 6 tips to help you cope.

    Whether it’s the fear of another political argument with your uncle or feeling the absence of a loved one who passed — family holiday parties can be a stressful experience. To help you tackle some of these tough situations, Leigh Miller, LCSW, a therapist and social worker at Kaiser Permanente, shares tips on how to cope with 6 difficult — but common — family stressors during the holidays. ... Read More >

    TOPICSFamilymental healthMental Health and Wellnessself-careStress

  • 3 mason jars tied with bows and filled with tasty granola
    NOV 18, 2019

    Made with love: 9 ideas for homemade holiday gifts

    Whether you’re rushing store to store or frantically filling your online cart, holiday shopping can be stressful. Gift giving should bring us joy — not anxiety. So, if you’re looking to try something different this year, why not simplify with gifts you can make from the comfort of your own home. ... Read More >

    TOPICShealthy lifestyleHolidaysRecipeStress Less

  • A happy woman celebrates after an early morning jog
    NOV 14, 2019

    52 positive affirmations to brighten your day

    The old saying, “You are what you think” may be true. For example, negative thoughts may lead to a more negative outlook on life, which then can lead to more negative thoughts. This cycle of negativity may result in stress, anxiety, and depression, which can damage your physical health. ... Read More >

    TOPICShealthy lifestylemental healthMental Health and Wellnessmind body healthmindfulness