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.

Steps from Rosie the Riveter, a New Ferry Service

Lincoln Cushing, Heritage writer   Workers disembarking from Richmond ferry, Fore ‘n’ Aft, 9/24/1942 During World War II, Henry J. Kaiser’s job wasn’t just getting ships built. It also included...

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.

Pediatric Patients with Diabetes Receive Care All in One Place

When he was just two years old, Calvin Jackson was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes. As they continue to learn about and manage his condition, Calvin’s mom, Allison is relieved...

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.

Increasing Access to Birth Control Means More Than Just “The Pill”

More than half of all pregnancies, or nearly all teen pregnancies, in the United States are unplanned and limited access to birth control has a lot to do with it....

Food for Health

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.

Mindfulness: A Lasting Approach to Healthy Eating

“When walking, walk. When eating, eat.” — Zen proverb The post-holiday nutritional about-face never fails to amaze me: Magazines highlighting holiday fudge recipes last month are now promoting juice cleanses....

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.

Health Resources to Create a Schoolwide Culture of Wellness

A wellness strategy helps ensure the highest possible health, academic and school climate outcomes for everyone in the school — students, staff and teachers. To support that idea of creating...