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The coronavirus and COVID-19 have changed nearly every part of our lives. But what hasn’t changed is our commitment to helping you thrive — in mind, body, and spirit. Discover new ways to thrive with various health-related articles.

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6 ways to keep your immune system healthy

Your immune system plays a vital role in keeping you healthy. It’s your personal line of defense against sickness, infection, and disease....Read Article >

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Does social media make you feel lonely? Here’s why and how to avoid it.

Social media can be a fun and easy way to connect with friends and loved ones near and far. But if you’ve...Read Article >

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exercise

Simple ways to get started with strength training

The weight room at a gym can look intimidating. You might ask yourself, “How do all these fancy machines work?” or “What...Read Article >

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  • A hand holding a swab and vial
    NOV 12, 2021

    3 things to know about at-home DNA testing kits

    About 1 in 5 adult Americans have already taken an at-home genetic test — and it’s easy to see why these kits are so popular.* You get a kit shipped to your home, swab the inside of your cheek, mail in your DNA sample, and get lots of information on your family history and health a few weeks later. ... Read More >

    TOPICSgeneticsprevention

  • A happy family celebrates the holidays
    NOV 12, 2021

    Stressed about seeing family for the holidays? Here are 7 tips to help you cope.

    Whether it’s the fear of another political argument with your uncle or feeling the absence of a loved one who passed — family holiday parties can be a stressful experience. To help you tackle some of these tough situations, Leigh Miller, LCSW, a therapist and social worker at Kaiser Permanente, shares tips on how to cope with 7 difficult — but common — family stressors during the holidays. ... Read More >

    TOPICSFamilymental healthMental Health and Wellnessself-careStress

  • Smiling teenager and mom in the kitchen
    NOV 12, 2021

    4 ways baking can help support your mental health

    Looking for something to help you relax, feel creative, and indulge your senses? Baking has all the ingredients you need to feel refreshed and recharged. ... Read More >

    TOPICSMental Health and WellnessmindfulnessrecipesStress Less

  • A table full of grains, pasta, bread, and other gluten foods
    OCT 08, 2021

    Going gluten-free? Here’s what you need to know.

    Gluten gets a bad rap. You’ve likely heard people say things like “gluten is bad for you” or “a gluten-free diet is a healthier way to eat.” But that’s not necessarily true. To help make sense of it all, Alexis Brooks, a registered dietitian at Kaiser Permanente in Carson, California, shares information on gluten, gluten-free foods, and why gluten may not be that bad for you. ... Read More >

    TOPICSEat Healthyhealthy lifestyleNutrition

  • A happy family in a tent on a camping trip
    OCT 08, 2021

    3 simple ways to make travel less stressful

    Whether you’re taking a road trip out of town or flying halfway around the world, travel can get stressful. Crowded airports, health concerns, and interacting with more people can make any trip less relaxing. ... Read More >

    TOPICSaway from homeMental Health and WellnessStress Less