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Common Vision Problems To Look Out For As You Age

  As you age, it's not unusual to experience changes in vision, most often beginning around age 40, when it becomes more difficult to focus on objects up close. Known as presbyopia (or "old eye" in Greek) this condition is…

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Healthy Aging – It’s never too late to start

  It’s never too late to take your health in your hands and implement healthy practices to prevent common problems encountered as you age. Keeping in mind that the key the healthy aging is a healthy lifestyle, below are few…

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Collaboration and Innovation Hold Promise for Cardiovascular Patients

Prioritizing patient needs topped the agenda at last month’s Value in Healthcare Initiative meeting, hosted by the Center for Total Health. Launched earlier this year, the Initiative is a collaboration between the American Heart Association (AHA) and the Duke-Margolis Center…

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Climate Change – An ‘Urgent’ Human Health Issue

Kaiser Permanente was the leading health care sponsor of the Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco, and CEO Bernard J. Tyson addressed the conference Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, during a session called, “Healthy Planet, Healthy People.”  Tyson discussed Kaiser…

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Empowering the Next Generation of Potential KP Employees

Interns with the Kaiser Permanente’s Mid-Atlantic States Youth Internship Program recently closed the summer with a celebration at the Center for Total Health. While not all could attend, there were 221 interns in this year's program. Under the leadership of Tanya…

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Honoring World Hepatitis Day

Worldwide, there are over 300 million people living with viral hepatitis, of which an estimated 290 million have hepatitis B and C without knowing. Both viral hepatitis B and C are root causes of liver cancer, leading to 1.34 million…

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Kaiser Permanente Research Bank Improves Future of Health

The information carried within your DNA has the potential to change the future of health. You have the ability to help researchers better understand health and disease, and allow communities to live healthier lives. The Kaiser Permanente (KP) Research Bank…

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U.S. Surgeon General Raises Awareness on Opioid Crisis

The Center for Total Health was honored with a recent visit from Dr. Jerome Adams, the U.S. Surgeon General, who shared his efforts around community health, national security, and addressed the opioid crisis - with a personal story about how…

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Center for Total Health Welcomes South Korean Government Officials

The Center for Total Health recently welcomed Gwanhoo Lee, the Professor of Information Technology and Analytics at American University, and government officials from 22 different agencies of South Korea. Keith Montgomery, Executive Director of the Center for Total Health, and…

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