Thrive Tip: FIT Test Makes Colon Cancer Screening Easier
Colon cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer death in the U.S., yet it’s 99% curable if you catch it early. The at-home FIT test is a convenient and affordable way to help more people get screened annually.
How to Help Someone with Opioid Addiction
Opioid/opiate addiction is one of the most serious addictions your loved one or family member can face, and it’s a crisis in this country. Learn the signs to watch for if you think a loved one is abusing opioids, and what you can do to help.
Is It a Cold or the Flu?
A common cold and flu have similar symptoms, but the flu can be very serious. Find out the difference and how to stay well this cold and flu season.
Diabetes, pre-diabetes programs at Kaiser
Information, education, and support can help you manage diabetes. Take advantage of the classes and resources that Kaiser Permanente offers.
Sports Injury Prevention Tips
Exercise is good for you, but sports injuries are very common. Take precautions to minimize your risk of getting hurt.
Benefits of breastfeeding
Breastfeeding is a natural way to provide all the nutrition your new baby needs. It’s good for the baby and for mom.
Mental Health and Emotional Wellness
Suicide is among the leading causes of death in the U.S., but it’s something we can all help to prevent. Checkout these tips from Dr. Pavan Somusetty with Kaiser Permanent Northwest on suicide prevention and learn more about FindYourWords.org to share your story and access more resources.
Germ-Free Flying: How to Stay Healthy on Planes
Summer travel season is in full swing. Are you flying? Worried about picking up a cold or a bug on the flight? Don’t board without checking out these tips from Dr. Caroline King-Widdall, with Kaiser Permanente Northwest, on how to stay healthy on planes.
Healthy screen habits for kids
A lot of kids spend more time in front of a screen than they do reading, talking with family and friends, or playing outside. Dr. Cynthia Kathleen Seitz, a pediatrician with Kaiser Permanente Northwest, explains how this is affecting kids’ mental and physical health.
Anxiety vs. Depression: What Is the Difference?
Anxiety and depression share a lot in common, but they are separate medical conditions with different symptoms, causes and treatments. Dr. Michael Marcus, a psychiatrist with Kaiser Permanente Northwest, explains how to understand the difference, which plays an important role in your treatment.
Is alcohol a problem for you?
Does alcohol cause problems in your health, your work, or your life at home? Dr. Brad Anderson, Chief of Addiction Medicine for Kaiser Permanente Northwest, explains the health risks associated with drinking too much alcohol and tips to help cut back.