Articles About Northwest

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    JUL 24, 2019

    Swim safely this summer

    Swimming in pools, lakes, and rivers are quintessential summertime activities. Swimming is also great exercise and a lot of fun — but it comes with certain risks. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) notes that the leading cause of injury-related death in children 1 to 4 is drowning. And drowning is often quick and silent.1 ... Read More >

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    APR 16, 2019

    Portland Sunday Parkways — a Prescription to Thrive

    Portland Sunday Parkways, presented by Kaiser Permanente, 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. We invite you to thrive with us and with your Portland neighbors. ... Read More >

    TOPICSfitnessNorthwestPortland Sunday ParkwaysStay Active

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    FEB 08, 2019

    Make super foods part of your diet

    With a wealth of delicious produce coming into season, spring is a great time to add some of nature’s superfoods to your daily diet. ... Read More >

    TOPICSEat Healthyhealthy lifestyleNorthwestproduce

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    JAN 08, 2019

    Volunteer! It’s good for your health

    Volunteering can be a great benefit to your community. But did you know those same volunteer activities can also improve your health and well-being? ... Read More >

    TOPICShealthy lifestyleNorthwestvolunteer

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    DEC 11, 2018

    Simple gym-free workouts

    When you’re busy, it can be hard to carve out time for a trip to the gym. Memberships can also come with expensive monthly fees. And if you can only go at peak times, you may have to wait to use your favorite equipment. ... Read More >

    TOPICSexercisefitnesshealthy lifestyleNorthwest

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    NOV 07, 2018

    4 happiness-boosting strategies in the Northwest

    Nobody likes being stressed out, but did you know that stress can have a negative impact on your health? ... Read More >

    TOPICSHappinessmental healthMental Health and WellnessNorthwestStress Management

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    OCT 23, 2018

    4 tips to managing your diabetes in the Northwest

    November is National Diabetes Month, so there’s no better time to take charge of your health and get empowered. ... Read More >

    TOPICSblood sugarDiabetesEat HealthyNorthwest

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    SEP 24, 2018

    Home, health, and healing in the Northwest

    Reneese, a Longview, Washington resident, knows firsthand how hard it is to achieve good health without a place to call home. ... Read More >

    TOPICScommunity healthcommunity serviceNorthwest

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    AUG 27, 2018

    Find a flu shot clinic near you in the Northwest

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

    TOPICSFluFlu SeasonFlu shotNorthwest

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    JUL 17, 2018

    The ABCs of back-to-school health in the Northwest

    It’s time to put away the beach towels and take out the backpacks — a new school year is just beginning. To help your child make a smooth transition, remember these ABCs of back-to-school health. ... Read More >

    TOPICSBack to SchoolNorthwestpediatric healthStress