Keeping the Men in Your Life Healthy

Many men avoid visiting the doctor. We often joke about it, but when our dads, brothers, partners or friends put off having something looked at, it can result in very real consequences. Even though women on average visit the doctor…

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How’s Your Gut?

With March being Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, it's a good time for each of us to pause and consider the health of our digestive system. "All About Our Guts," one of the most popular episodes in the Total Health Radio…

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How to Be a Present Parent

Last week, we reminded folks about the ways mindfulness can help us manage stress during the holidays.  Today, we share another Total Health Radio episode that focuses on managing stress -- specifically the kind parents deal with on a daily…

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Supporting Communities to End an Epidemic

In 2013, Kaiser Permanente announced an initiative to provide support to community organizations whose work it is to improve the health of individuals newly diagnosed with HIV in minority communities disproportionately affected by the HIV epidemic.

Seven organizations currently funded by Kaiser Permanente through this initiative are developing innovative approaches to prevent new HIV infections; identifying HIV positive patients sooner, getting them into high quality HIV care sooner and remain in such care.

In light of World AIDS Day, Kyra Nead, senior communications consultant at Kaiser Permanente, sits down with a few representatives of these organizations about the work they are involved in and speaks with Alexandra Caraballo, Manager of Charitable Contributions at Kaiser Permanente about why Kaiser Permanente was interested in creating this initiative.

Check it out below.  The transcript for this recording is available after the jump.

 

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How much do you know about diabetes?

In observance of Diabetes Awareness Month, we're sharing the Total Health Radio episode, "Diabetes 101." Diabetes affects 25.8 million people in the United States. But numbers can sometimes distance us from the day-to-day realities of a serious health condition. Exactly…

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