Author: Lynn Mundell

Lynn Mundell

Lynn Mundell is a senior managing editor at Kaiser Permanente. She writes stories about chronic conditions, cancer and cardiac treatments, workplace and patient safety, and patient care. She is a writer and editor by training who now also leads people and projects. Contact her at with story ideas and website improvement suggestions.


For 50 years, the California Newborn Screening Program has been Kaiser Permanente’s early warning system that helps protect its youngest patients from treatable genetic diseases.


A Kaiser Permanente Central Valley memory clinic medical director explains the disease and measures for lowering the risk factors — ranging from a healthy diet to exercising one’s mind.


Back to school can mean physician checkups. Get the latest information on the HPV vaccine from 3 Kaiser Permanente physicians, who recommend the vaccine for their 11- and 12-year-old patients.


Nearly 300,000 U.S. children suffer from juvenile arthritis. Mia Brees is one, a teen undergoing treatment at Kaiser Permanente Northern California. With a dedicated pediatric rheumatologist and an improved medication plan, Mia is living life to the fullest and making plans for her future.


As tobacco companies market directly to the LGBTQ community, Kaiser Permanente Northern California offers measures for members to kick the habit.


Compassion, determination, intellect. Kaiser Permanente nurses do a difficult job while delivering exceptional care to members during some of the most vulnerable moments of their lives. They lead, they innovate. And they do it every single day of the year.
Kaiser Permanente’s 24,000 Northern California nurses deliver care in hospitals and doctors’ offices, on the phone, and at members’ homes. They are clinicians. They are researchers, teachers, and scientists. Their care improves the health of our communities and our nation.
In honor of Nurses Week May 6-12, meet 13 Northern California nurse role models who exemplify the best in nursing at Kaiser Permanente.


Basketball Hall-of-Famer Ruthie Bolton promotes therapy as a means of recovering from domestic violence — and education as the key to preventing it.

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