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.


After influenza B hit schoolchildren hard this fall, 2 strains of influenza A may make this flu season among the worst in a decade. Don’t chance it: Get your flu shot.


Janet Liang and Richard S. Isaacs, MD, FACS, send you their gratitude for your contributions this year and best wishes…


Children’s Hospital physician James Naprawa, MD, collapsed during a casual basketball game — but Kaiser Permanente players used their quick wits and a portable AED to save his life.


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.

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