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  • The difference between common health plan types

    The difference between common health plan types

    While all health plans offer basic preventive care, it’s important to understand the key differences.

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  • 3 reasons to offer employer-sponsored health coverage

    3 reasons to offer employer-sponsored health coverage

    A good benefits program can make current employees feel valued — and let prospective employees know your company is a great place to work.

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  • The value of telehealth in a connected system

    The value of telehealth in a connected system

    Telehealth connectivity has made getting care more convenient than ever for consumers — but the advantages for employers can go far beyond convenience.

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  • Telehealth’s potential to transform care delivery

    Telehealth’s potential to transform care delivery

    Telehealth’s potential to transform care delivery

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  • The real cost of absenteeism — and what you can do about it

    The real cost of absenteeism — and what you can do about it

    The post The real cost of absenteeism — and what you can do about it appeared first on Business Health Care | Choose Better | Kaiser Permanente ®.

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  • A proactive, proven approach to addressing the opioid epidemic

    A proactive, proven approach to addressing the opioid epidemic

    The current opioid epidemic has been declared a public health emergency — and could be the deadliest drug crisis in American history.

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  • What quality maternity care does for your company

    What quality maternity care does for your company

    It’s easy to see why things like timely prenatal care, lower C-section rates, and higher breastfeeding rates matter to mothers-to-be — but they matter to businesses, too.

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  • Reducing mental health stigma in the workplace

    Reducing mental health stigma in the workplace

    Overcoming stigma at work is everyone’s responsibility — but as an employer, you have a unique opportunity to start the conversation.

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  • Doctors Weigh the Risk of Winter Activities During Pandemic

    Doctors Weigh the Risk of Winter Activities During Pandemic

    The coronavirus pandemic rages on with new questions about what's safe and what to avoid. News$ asked three local doctors to weigh in on the risks, and there's on thing on which they all agree.

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  • Even with COVID-19 vaccine, still need to ‘exercise caution’ when visiting elderly

    Even with COVID-19 vaccine, still need to ‘exercise caution’ when visiting elderly

    We still have to exercise caution when we’re visiting elderly relatives or grandparents,” said Dr. Mona Gahunia, an infectious disease doctor leading the Kaiser Permanente COVID-19 vaccination plans.

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  • What to do if your family history includes brain aneurysm

    What to do if your family history includes brain aneurysm

    Each year, about 1 in 50 Americans have brain aneurysms that have not ruptured. About 30,000 people a year suffer ruptured brain aneurysms, and about 15% of them die before reaching the hospital.

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  • The Riskiest Activities for Catching COVID-19

    The Riskiest Activities for Catching COVID-19

    From shopping to indoor dining and travel, local health experts weigh in on what you can do and what to skip.

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  • How to talk to your kids about the riot at the Capitol

    How to talk to your kids about the riot at the Capitol

    The fatal riots at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday are not just top of mind for you, but your kids as well. So, what’s the best way to talk to them about it?

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  • The Cost of Stress: The value of supporting mental well-being in the modern workplace

    The Cost of Stress: The value of supporting mental well-being in the modern workplace

    Humans are creatures of habit. We tend to be healthier and happier when we know what’s coming and feel prepared for it. But in uncertain times, feeling prepared can be challenging.

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  • The Next Normal

    The Next Normal

    Instead of focusing on a return to “business as usual,” employers should consider how the workforce must change for good

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  • Protect yourself: 3 reasons why you should get a flu shot during a pandemic

    Protect yourself: 3 reasons why you should get a flu shot during a pandemic

    The coronavirus pandemic isn’t the only public health threat on the horizon. Flu season is upon us, and it poses deadly health risks to Americans every year.

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  • Easy on the eyes: Tips for reducing digital eye strain

    Easy on the eyes: Tips for reducing digital eye strain

    With today's screens and constant connectivity, we put a lot of pressure on our eyes. And as the coronavirus pandemic has forced us into a new virtual reality, that pressure has become even worse.

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  • 2 Md. organizations share in $750K from Kaiser Permanente to address homelessness

    2 Md. organizations share in $750K from Kaiser Permanente to address homelessness

    Two Maryland organi􏰁zations will each receive $150,000 from a grant of $750,000 by Kaiser Permanente to address homelessness across the Mid-Atlantic region.

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  • SLOW DOWN: A doctor explains how stress can 'activate' strep throat

    SLOW DOWN: A doctor explains how stress can 'activate' strep throat

    There’s another reason to try to relax this holiday season – stress from the pandemic could make your more susceptible to strep throat.

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  • Local Kaiser Permanente exec Ruth Williams-Brinkley discusses the impact of the pandemic

    Local Kaiser Permanente exec Ruth Williams-Brinkley discusses the impact of the pandemic

    Ruth Williams-Brinkley’s new role at Kaiser is an East Coast homecoming for the Georgia native.

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