Tagged: prevention

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Kaiser Permanente Northern California is getting the word out about the condition that afflicts some hospital patients.

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With the winter months nearing, be aware of symptoms of SAD, or Seasonal Affective Disorder. They may include depression, trouble sleeping, and increased appetite. If you may have SAD, see a professional to explore light therapy, cognitive therapy, or medication. Exercise, eating well, getting plenty of sleep, and seeing others can also help.

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In the United States today, roughly one-third of children are overweight or obese. Learn more about the chronic condition and how to prevent it.

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Colon cancer is the 2nd leading cause of cancer death in the United States, yet it is one of the most preventable types of cancer.

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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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Through providing easy access to medication, fostering community, and offering telehealth opportunities, Kaiser Permanente Northern California is keeping members free from HIV.

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Kaiser Permanente podiatrist Thomas Kaschak, DPM, offers common sense advice for taking care of your feet. If you haven’t given…

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A Kaiser Permanente expert on injury prevention offers tips for avoiding heat-related illnesses. With summer’s long and sunny days, people…