Author: Lynn Mundell

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June is LGBTQ Pride Month. Celebratory parades supported by Kaiser Permanente now take place in 7 Northern California locations, and employees are finding meaning and support when participating.

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Emotional eating can affect one’s mental and physical health. Learn what’s needed to put food back in its proper place, including recognizing triggers for overeating, “breaking up” with bad foods, and making new friendships that encourage healthier living.

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Abdominal discomfort and diarrhea or constipation are the hallmarks of this chronic condition. Learn the basics about IBS from a Kaiser Permanente gastrointestinal chief, including treatment options.

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In our ‘Where Are They Now?’ series, we check back with the 5 breast cancer survivors — 4 of whom are cared for by the same oncologist at Kaiser Permanente Antioch. The group is behind the hot pink license plates now showing up on California roads. The California Department of Motor Vehicles projects the specialty plate will be the most successful ever produced.

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Our hearing can deteriorate with time. Be kind to your ears by reducing noise and using earplugs. If you start to miss sounds, see your physician for a diagnosis and help.

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Julie Wright went from cancer diagnosis to treatment within one month at Kaiser Permanente. Today she is living a full life as a mother and environmental consultant, thanks to her physicians and Kaiser Permanente’s specialized Neuro-Oncology Pharmacy Service.

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Kaiser Permanente Northern California employees and physicians volunteered on the organization’s fourteenth Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service, with a focus on homelessness.

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Brought on by experiencing or witnessing a traumatic event, PTSD impacts approximately nearly 8 percent of Americans each year. Learn what it is and how it’s treated.

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Kaiser Permanente physicians May Alhariri and Michael Drusano (pictured with a refugee family in Greece) see the needs of Syrians in teeming tent cities as a long-term commitment — with no end in sight.

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The North Bay fires forced the evacuation of the Kaiser Permanente Santa Rosa Medical Center. How are employees and physicians…

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Kaiser Permanente Santa Rosa Emergency Department nurse Michelle Patino, RN, volunteered around the clock at a makeshift medical center for North Bay fire evacuees.

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