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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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dermatology

Surprising ways you may be getting sun-damaged skin

Make coffee. Eat breakfast. Brush your teeth. Take a shower. This typical morning routine is missing an important step: Put on sunscreen.…Read Article >

Young person wearing headphones rests on a couch

healthy lifestyle

Looking to de-stress, relax, and recharge? Try napping.

Sleep is essential for our overall health. It gives our mind and body time to relax and recharge. Studies show that getting…Read Article >

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Acupuncture

Acupuncture 101: Here’s what you can expect

Sticking needles into your skin might not sound like a good way to feel better. But that’s exactly how acupuncture works. In…Read Article >

Latest Articles

  • Young person wearing headphones rests on a couch
    JUL 14, 2021

    Looking to de-stress, relax, and recharge? Try napping.

    Sleep is essential for our overall health. It gives our mind and body time to relax and recharge. Studies show that getting 7 to 8 hours of regular nighttime sleep is best for maintaining good health.1 But what happens when you don’t get a good night’s sleep and find yourself tired during the day? Or you have a lifestyle or work schedule that keeps you up at night and requires daytime sleep? ... Read More >

    TOPICShealthy lifestyleMeditationMental Health and Wellnessself-caresleep

  • A hand gently sticks a needle into person’s forehead for acupuncture treatment
    JUL 14, 2021

    Acupuncture 101: Here’s what you can expect

    Sticking needles into your skin might not sound like a good way to feel better. But that’s exactly how acupuncture works. In fact, the traditional Chinese practice has been used for centuries to treat all sorts of health conditions — and it’s still very common. ... Read More >

    TOPICSAcupuncturecomplementary careMental Health and Wellnessmind body healthpain management

  • A young person sits by a sunny window
    JUN 15, 2021

    Surprising ways you may be getting sun-damaged skin

    Make coffee. Eat breakfast. Brush your teeth. Take a shower. This typical morning routine is missing an important step: Put on sunscreen. Why should you wear it every day? Because sun-damaged skin may be sneaking up on you. ... Read More >

    TOPICSdermatologypreventionskin cancerSun Protection

  • A happy young person walks a bike outdoors
    MAY 13, 2021

    5 healthy habits our doctors practice for self-care

    Doctors are passionate about helping their patients stay healthy. But how do they stay healthy themselves? We asked some Kaiser Permanente doctors what they do every day to stay mentally and emotionally strong, keep stress in check, and be at their best. ... Read More >

    TOPICShealthy lifestyleMental Health and Wellnessself-careStress Management

  • Smiling doctor in a lab coat with patient
    MAR 22, 2021

    Which cancer screenings do you need?

    You eat right, stay active, and live a healthy lifestyle — so you’re healthy, right? But just because you feel healthy doesn’t mean you should skip regular checkups with your doctor. ... Read More >

    TOPICScancer screeningspreventive care