Tips on Stress Management Kaiser Permanente

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At times, stress management seems almost impossible. Everyone goes through a time in their life when they feel like things are spiraling out of control. The holidays prove to be one of the most stressful times of the year; but what is stress? Stress is the physical and mental response to a perceived challenge. When an individual …

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Kaiser Permanente Tips and Treatment Options Dealing with ongoing back issues

Tips And Treatment Options Dealing With Ongoing Back Issues- Kaiser Permanente

Hundreds of people suffer from daily back issues. In 2010, my husband was in so much pain, he could barely walk or even climb into a vehicle. As a coach and a physical education teacher who lives an active lifestyle, he was at a loss to what was happening. Skeptical of medicine and doctors, he …

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Tips on Keeping Our Children Safe and Healthy While Participating in Youth Sports Programs from Kaiser Permanente

Now that Fall is in full swing, we have been quite busy with youth sports programs and dance. Our afternoon schedule is now booked with kids sports activities just like everyone else we know. After watching my son and his friends play a quick game of football in the front yard, I’ve been wondering how …

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Allergies In The Classroom – What You Need To Know About A Food Allergy

It seems as though in every other classroom, there is a child with a severe food allergy. These allergies have the potential to result in an anaphylactic reaction, a dangerous situation. Because of this, my children’s school has adopted the policy that classroom celebrations occur, WITHOUT treats provided by parents. I admit, I was one of …

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Top 3 Tips for Keeping Kids Healthy During Cold and Flu Season from Kaiser Permanente

My children are already immersed in their school year and unfortunately, the cold and flu season is upon us. How do we keep our children healthy during this time of year? Cold and flu season myths? Should I vaccinate my children with the flu shot?  I recently had the opportunity to speak with Dr. Eric Troyan, the …

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Caring for Elderly Relatives with Kaiser Permanente

My grandmother is now in her 90’s and is still as sharp as a tack, however there are bits and pieces of her health that are declining. As she ages, the amount of care she needs has greatly increased and with our busy schedules, my Mom, Uncle, brother and I have teamed up to ensure …

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