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Let’s talk total health. Whether you’re looking to try out a new recipe, read care stories or find new ways to live well, we’ve got you covered.

Care Stories

Kaiser Permanente members talk about their care in their own words, unscripted and uncompensated. We also showcase our physicians and employees in action, caring for our members.

Most Recent Post // July 11, 2017

Just Keep Swimming: Member Loses 100 Pounds With Support From Diabetes Health Coach and Kaiser Permanente Research

When Debbie Levinson wound up in urgent care with a painful infected boil, she was told that it ... more

A History of Total Health

Join us in a discussion of today's health care topics as we draw links to relevant events in Kaiser Permanente's 70-plus year history of shaping healthcare in America.

Most Recent Post // July 14, 2017

Tunnels, Trains, and Tubes: Kaiser’s Role in Building an Accessible Transit System

Lincoln Cushing Heritage writer   Kaiser Steel was the backbone of San Francisco’s mighty Transamerica Pyramid in 1972. And, Kaiser Steel, and Kaiser Permanente, were both also involved in another major Bay Area …

Food for health. Recipes for life.

Food for Health is a place for Kaiser Permanente caregivers to post recipes and talk about important issues related to nutrition and health. Recipes on this blog reflect our belief that good taste and good health go hand in hand. Come join our doctors, nurses and dieticians to learn more about cooking wholesome food for a healthier life.

Most Recent Post // July 19, 2017

Tofu Shiso Gyoza

This recipe for crispy pan-fried vegetable gyoza (or dumplings) with a peppery kick from shiso, also known as Japanese basil, was submitted by a nutrition intern here in Hawaii, Howard…

Center for Total Health

With this blog, we invite people — everyone from bloggers to media to experts to thought leaders — to come together and delve into a wide variety of health care topics.

Most Recent Post // July 19, 2017

National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention

On June 20, the Center for Total Health welcomed the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention (Action Alliance), the nation’s public-private partnership championing suicide prevention as a national priority, for …

Thriving Schools

Thriving Schools promotes workforce health and student-focused initiatives like improving school lunches and increasing opportunities for physical activity. This blog highlights the latest healthy changes happening at schools.

Most Recent Post // July 12, 2017

Case Study: Playground Renovation Promotes a Supportive School Climate

A case study of Thriving Schools in action lays out an elementary school’s journey to think strategically about creating a playground environment that supports positive behaviors,.