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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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  • 'Take advantage of this': Psychiatrist says warm weather can help ease depression, anxiety

    'Take advantage of this': Psychiatrist says warm weather can help ease depression, anxiety

    If you’re feeling emotionally drained after quarantine or if the cold months make you feel fatigued and moody, the warm weather can help put a spring in your step.

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  • Myths and facts about COVID-19 vaccines and pregnancy

    Myths and facts about COVID-19 vaccines and pregnancy

    Getting to the truth is important because women who are pregnant and sick with COVID-19 are more likely than other women to die, be hospitalized or be put on ventilators.

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  • Jump in heart attacks seen with 'Spring Forward' time change

    Jump in heart attacks seen with 'Spring Forward' time change

    The American College of Cardiology study showed a 25 percent jump in the number of heart attacks that happen on the Monday after we “Spring Forward” compared to other Mondays during the year.

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  • Stay Cautious Even After Full Vaccination, Expert Says

    Stay Cautious Even After Full Vaccination, Expert Says

    Even as new guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention permit gathering among those who’ve been fully vaccinated against the novel coronavirus, one expert warns to stay cautious.

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  • 7 On Your Side: What to do if your child is anxious about in-person learning

    7 On Your Side: What to do if your child is anxious about in-person learning

    Dr. Asha Patton-Smith, a child psychiatrist at Kaiser Permanente Mid-Atlantic, shares signs to look out for in your children and ways to help them cope with yet another change.

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  • Working from home? Here are tips to ease neck and back pain

    Working from home? Here are tips to ease neck and back pain

    Kaiser Permanente Mid-Atlantic physical therapist Sebastian Cohen shares tips with 7 On Your Side to make life a little less painful.

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  • Expert Advice: What You Need To Know About Colorectal Cancer

    Expert Advice: What You Need To Know About Colorectal Cancer

    A local gastroenterologist shares what you need to know about the diagnosis and how to screen for the disease.

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  • How to Help Your Children Adjust Back to In-Person Learning

    How to Help Your Children Adjust Back to In-Person Learning

    Children and teenagers are headed back to the classroom after months of learning from home. Here are the best ways to support them through the transition.

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  • Telemedicine is here to stay. Here's how it's improving following the pandemic boom.

    Telemedicine is here to stay. Here's how it's improving following the pandemic boom.

    After seeing big spikes in virtual visits in 2020, providers are evaluating what investments and policies are needed to help cement telemedicine as a permanent part of the health care delivery system.

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  • Is your posture causing issues as you work from home during the pandemic?

    Is your posture causing issues as you work from home during the pandemic?

    The combination of less-than-perfect posture practices and more sedentary work-from-home conditions is prompting more people than usual to seek help, according to a Maryland physical therapist.

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  • 7 On Your Side examines side effects of COVID vaccine, what to expect when you get it

    7 On Your Side examines side effects of COVID vaccine, what to expect when you get it

    You won’t get COVID-19 from the vaccine, but there’s a chance you will feel sick after the injection.

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  • ABC Baltimore + Kaiser Permanente

    ABC Baltimore + Kaiser Permanente

    Get started with Kaiser Permanente and Hamilton Insurance.

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