Articles About Northwest

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    JAN 16, 2018

    Taking technology to heart in the Northwest

    A diagnosis of atrial fibrillation usually means taking blood thinners for life. ... Learn more >

    TOPICScardiac careHeart HealthNorthwesttechnology

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    DEC 18, 2017

    A Northwest member’s Facebook post leads to a cancer diagnosis and recovery

    As a professional health and wellness coach, Shelly Gonzales knows that her clients, friends, family, and even strangers look to her Facebook page for inspiration to help them eat right and stay active. One post dramatically changed her life — and potentially others’. ... Learn more >

    TOPICScancerdiagnosisNorthwestspecialty care

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    JUL 10, 2017

    Eye safety for the eclipse in the Northwest

    This summer, Oregonians will have a rare chance to see a total solar eclipse. On August 21, 2017, the moon will pass between the sun and Earth, completely blocking the sun from view. The moon’s shadow (or, the umbra) will sweep across the land, turning day into night. ... Learn more >

    TOPICSeclipseeye healtheye safetyNorthwest

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    JUN 08, 2017

    Get the benefits of a plant-based diet in the Northwest

    If you’ve heard people talking about the benefits of a plant-based diet, you may have wondered what exactly is involved. To put it simply, a plant-based diet consists of whole, unprocessed plant foods, including: ... Learn more >

    TOPICShealthy eatingNorthwestNutritionplant-based diet

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    MAY 17, 2017

    Sunday Parkways: A chance to play in the streets in the Northwest

    The warm months of spring, summer, and early fall are a wonderful time to get out and celebrate your community. In that spirit, Sunday Parkways hits the streets of Portland each year from May to September to promote civic pride, support local businesses, and encourage people-powered modes of transportation. ... Learn more >

    TOPICSfitnessNorthwestPortland Sunday ParkwaysStay Active

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    APR 11, 2017

    A focus on beating digital eye strain in the Northwest

    Whether you work at a computer or not, you’ve probably felt the strain that screen time can put on your eyes. Reading through social media feeds, checking e-mails, and smartphone use can all add up, leaving your eyes strained and your head sore. And if you work in an office environment, the effects can be even more severe. ... Learn more >

    TOPICSeye healtheye strainNorthwestoptometrist

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    MAR 07, 2017

    Connect with your Northwest community

    The strength of your community plays a part in your overall health. That’s why caring for the health of your community is a big part of our promise to you. ... Learn more >

    TOPICScommunitiescommunity healthNorthwest

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    FEB 07, 2017

    Offering quality, convenience, and choice in the Northwest

    As your partner in health, we encourage you to take advantage of all the tools and resources that Kaiser Permanente offers. These include our convenient online directories. ... Learn more >

    TOPICSEvidence of CoverageNorthwestonline directories

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    JAN 18, 2017

    Integrating care at Portland’s new medical and dental office

    Getting different types of care in a single location can make scheduling your visits a lot easier. With a little planning, you can sometimes handle multiple care needs in the same day. At the very least, it’s helpful to have 1 location to remember, with a team that works together for your best health. ... Learn more >

    TOPICSdental caremedical careNorthwestPortland

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    DEC 20, 2016

    Save time and money on prescription refills in the Northwest

    If you take prescription medication regularly, our mail-order pharmacy service is a quick and convenient way for you to get your refills. ... Learn more >

    TOPICSHome DeliveryNorthwestpharmacyprescription refills