Articles About Education

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    AUG 10, 2017

    A new partnership to serve your community in the Northwest

    As part of our commitment to serving you in the Northwest, we’ve been proud to develop school-based health centers and neighborhood clinics in your area. By joining Concordia University, Trillium Family Services, and Portland Public Schools in the 3 to PhD program, we’re now taking community care to a new level. ... Read More >

    TOPICScommunity serviceEducationPortland

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    JAN 13, 2017

    African Americans and heart disease

      High blood pressure, or hypertension,... Read More >

    TOPICSAfrican American HealthEducationHeart Health

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    OCT 26, 2016

    Eating out when you have diabetes

    With planning and thoughtful choices, you can follow your meal plan for diabetes when you eat away from home, such as at a party or a restaurant. Here are some tips:   Plan ahead ... Read More >

    TOPICSDiabetesEducationhealthy eating

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    FEB 16, 2016

    Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

      Multiple sclerosis, often called MS, is a disease that affects the central nervous system... Read More >


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    OCT 16, 2015

    Helping a person with Alzheimer’s disease

    Alzheimer’s disease is a type of dementia. It affects memory, intelligence, judgment, language, and behavior. It is not clear what causes this disease. But it is the most common form of dementia in older adults. It may take many years to develop.   Alzheimer’s disease is different than mild memory loss that occurs with aging.   Family members usually notice symptoms first. But the person also may realize that something is wrong.  ... Read More >

    TOPICSAlzheimersBetter LivingEducationSafety

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    OCT 16, 2015

    Living healthier with diabetes

    While there are certain risk factors you can’t change, like your family history, knowing your risks for diabetes lets you decide what’s best for your health. ... Read More >

    TOPICSBetter LivingDiabetesEducationHealthNutritionPractice Wellness

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    OCT 16, 2015

    Alzheimer’s disease

    Alzheimer’s disease is the most common cause of mental decline, or dementia. But dementia also has many other causes. For more information, see the topic Dementia.   What is Alzheimer’s disease?   Alzheimer’s disease damages the ... Read More >


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    SEP 29, 2015

    Arthritis and joint pain

    Most people have had some pain and stiffness from overusing muscles and joints. But arthritis means ongoing joint aches, stiffness, or swelling that cause chronic pain.  ... Read More >

    TOPICSEducationHealthPractice Wellness

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    SEP 08, 2015

    Healthy body, healthy life

    Here’s how Kaiser Permanente can help you live a healthy and extraordinary life: ... Read More >

    TOPICSEducationElectronic health recordHealth classesMy Health ManagerOnline programsPersonalized

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    AUG 13, 2015

    Become an optimist and improve your health

    You may think that optimism and pessimism are traits you’re stuck with, but they’re not. Optimism and pessimism are largely learned habits. Changing the way that you think and talk to yourself can improve your physical and emotional well-being, because your body speaks its mind. ... Read More >

    TOPICSBetter LivingEducationPractice WellnessStress