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Real-world Challenge Helps High School Students Explore Health Care Pathways

Solving for X may be the goal for a math test, but not a necessarily the question we encounter in the health care arena. Kaiser Permanente makes financial and qualitative decisions every day that affect the lives of our 11.8 million…

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Shattering Myths about Drug and Alcohol Abuse with Facts

Teenagers and young adults often receive a great deal of misinformation about drug and alcohol misuse from popular culture, the Internet, TV, movies, contemporary music, and social media. Each year, on average, 4,358 young people under the age of 21…

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Staying on Track with New Year’s Resolutions

2018 is in full swing and that means we all are in the midst of keeping those resolutions for the new year. While maintaining resolutions, such as eating healthier and exercising more, can at times be a daunting task, especially…

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Telemedicine and a Vision for Health Care Without Walls

Consider these real-world vignettes: o A mother is in the midst of an emergency delivery of a baby at a small local hospital. But her baby is born safely because her doctor got real-time guidance by videoconference from an academic…

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Holiday Season Also Means It’s Flu Season

As the holidays are in full swing, the flu season, unfortunately, is also off to an early start. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, influenza activity in the United States this year has been increasing since the…

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Hot Topics at the Center

A lot has happened recently at the Kaiser Permanente Center for Total Health, where we proudly host regular meetings with local community clinics and providers on a wide range of topics. As such, in November, we continued our series of…

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Patient Portals a Helping Hand for Families

A new study – designed with the direct assistance of Kaiser Permanente members who use kp.org shows just how valuable the patient portal has become for helping family members to participate in each other’s care. Kaiser Permanente has offered its members…

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