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:
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 >
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 >
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 >
- 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 >
- 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 >
- 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 >
- 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 >
- 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 >