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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

  • Hands pack items into a suitcase.
    JUN 18, 2018

    8 travel tips for staying healthy this summer

    Summer is the perfect time for planning fun vacations and trips with the family. But summertime adventures can also bring some bumps and bruises. ... Learn more >

    TOPICScare away from homeKaiser Permanentetravel

  • A spatula flips meat on a grill.
    JUN 07, 2018

    Your checklist for safe summer fun in Georgia

    Georgia offers something for everyone in the summer — from hiking trails to beaches, and small-town charm to tourist-packed cities. But with any adventure, there comes a certain level of risk. ... Learn more >

    TOPICSGeorgiaSafetySummer

  • A man drinks water from a reusable bottle.
    JUN 07, 2018

    Hydrate for a healthy mile-high summer in Colorado

    Being out in the summer sun is delightful, but Colorado’s high-altitude heat can’t be ignored. The higher the altitude the thinner the air, which means that no matter what you’re doing your body has to work harder — making dehydration even more of a risk in the hot summer months. So one of the easiest ways to enjoy a safe and healthy summer is to make sure you get enough water. ... Learn more >

    TOPICSColoradodehydrationheatwater

  • Two women walk together on a city sidewalk.
    JUN 07, 2018

    Care Essentials comes to Portland’s Hawthorne neighborhood

    Portland’s Hawthorne neighborhood has a lot to offer — eclectic shops, classic theaters, distinctive restaurants, and now quality health care provided by Care Essentials. ... Learn more >

    TOPICSCare EssentialsHawthorneNorthwestPortland

  • A family runs outside on a grassy field.
    JUN 07, 2018

    Enjoy the sun without getting burned in the Mid-Atlantic States

    There are plenty of long, lazy summer days left to enjoy — which means more time to explore the Mid-Atlantic States’ beautiful parks, beaches, and hiking trails. No matter where your adventures take you, it’s important to protect yourself and your family from the sun’s harmful rays. A little prevention now can save you the pain of a sunburn — and help protect you from the early signs of aging and skin cancer. ... Learn more >

    TOPICSMid-Atlantic StatesSummerSun safetysunscreen