Articles About Northern California

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    FEB 07, 2019

    Simple strategies to live well with diabetes

    More than 30 million Americans have diabetes — about 1 in 10 — and most have type 2 diabetes, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. If you have type 2 diabetes, there’s too much sugar in your blood, which can cause serious problems for your feet, eyes, kidneys, nerves, and heart. ... Read More >

    TOPICSblood sugarDiabetesEat HealthyNorthern CaliforniapreventionSouthern California

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    JAN 08, 2019

    Concerned about cholesterol? Check your grocery list.

    If you regularly enjoy bacon at breakfast or a cheeseburger with fries at lunch, your diet could be steering you toward high cholesterol. Common in adults and even in children, high cholesterol levels can lead to serious health problems. ... Read More >

    TOPICSEat Healthyhealthy lifestyleNorthern CaliforniaSouthern California

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    DEC 11, 2018

    Find no-cost resources to address stress

    It’s common to experience stress in your everyday life. Stress is the brain’s and body’s response to any demand, according to the National Institute of Mental Health. It may be caused by a personal, health, or financial issue. Short-term stress is normal, but long-term stress can cause health problems — so it’s important to learn coping strategies. ... Read More >

    TOPICSNorthern CaliforniaSouthern CaliforniaStress ManagementWellness Coach

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    NOV 07, 2018

    6 ways to spice up your dinner routine in California

    It seems no matter how well you plan, pulling off a stress-free family dinner can be a struggle. Whether you’re stuck on the same old recipes, attempting to get a picky eater to try a new food, or searching for conversation topics, dinnertime can often feel like a chore. As the new year approaches, it’s a great time for new strategies. Here are 6 simple tips to spice up your dinner routine. ... Read More >

    TOPICSEat HealthyNorthern CaliforniaSouthern CaliforniaStress Management

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    AUG 27, 2018

    Find a flu shot clinic near you in Northern California

    Flu season is almost upon us, but the best way to protect yourself is already here. Throughout Northern California, Kaiser Permanente is offering no-cost flu shots to members at their facilities. ... Read More >

    TOPICSFluFlu SeasonFlu shotNorthern California

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    MAY 08, 2018

    5 must-haves for your emergency kit in Northern California

    It’s summer — time to get outdoors and enjoy the sun. With so much fun to be had, no one wants to think about anything bad happening, right? ... Read More >

    TOPICSemergency kitNorthern CaliforniaSafety

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    JAN 18, 2017

    Improving heart attack recovery in Northern California

    You probably know that a heart attack is a life-threatening event. At Kaiser Permanente, developing and enhancing lifesaving treatments for heart attacks is one of our proudest achievements. Based on our extensive experience, as well as the latest research, we’re constantly finding new ways to increase survival rates and improve recovery for our patients. ... Read More >

    TOPICScardiac careheart attackNorthern Californiaspecialty care

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    DEC 20, 2016

    Rescuing the rescuer in Northern California

    As first responders, firefighters are used to being the ones who help others in an emergency. But when firefighter Chris Gauer was diagnosed with laryngeal cancer of the vocal cords, his physician rallied a team of Kaiser Permanente specialists to help him. ... Read More >

    TOPICScancer treatmentlaryngeal cancerNorthern Californiaspecialty care

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    NOV 03, 2016

    Fighting childhood cancer in Northern California

    Even if you’re leading a healthy lifestyle, you or a loved one could be among the more than 1 in 3 people in the United States diagnosed with cancer in their lifetimes. It’s encouraging to know that Kaiser Permanente specialty care is helping our members with cancer get back to pursuing their dreams. ... Read More >

    TOPICScancerhealth careNorthern CaliforniapediatricsResearch

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    SEP 07, 2016

    Get the best defense against the flu in Northern California

    If you’re a parent, you’re always taking care of others. From calming a crying baby and making school lunches to creating Halloween costumes with your kids — you don’t have much time to relax. And you certainly can’t afford to be sick. That’s why it’s so important to take care of yourself and protect yourself from the flu. ... Read More >

    TOPICSFluFlu SeasonFlu shotNorthern California