Kaiser Permanente Hawaii is supporting Hawaii Public Health Institute with an $80,000 community benefit grant to help them continue their mission of improving health through policy, systems and environmental changes.
The courts have ordered the tobacco industry to run “corrective” ads on TV and in newspapers. In a LinkedIn column, Bechara Choucair, MD, senior vice president and chief community health officer, notes that Kaiser Permanente is approaching tobacco cessation as a community health priority.
Every year on the third Thursday of November, smokers across the nation take part in the American Cancer Society Great American Smokeout. Kaiser Permanente employee Colleen Zaldivar shares her path to successfully quitting smoking.