On Monday, January 15, nearly 200 Kaiser Permanente employees in the Mid-Atlantic region volunteered for “A...
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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.
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.
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.
From shopping to indoor dining and travel, local health experts weigh in on what you can do and what to skip.
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?
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.
Instead of focusing on a return to “business as usual,” employers should consider how the workforce must change for good
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.
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.
Two Maryland organizations will each receive $150,000 from a grant of $750,000 by Kaiser Permanente to address homelessness across the Mid-Atlantic region.
There’s another reason to try to relax this holiday season – stress from the pandemic could make your more susceptible to strep throat.
Ruth Williams-Brinkley’s new role at Kaiser is an East Coast homecoming for the Georgia native.
For most people, the main reason to get a fitness tracker is to figure out how much activity they’ve done in a day — and to encourage themselves to exercise. But the new devices can do so much more.
Kaiser Permanente is teaming up with one of the D.C. region's largest school districts to focus on the mental health of educators.
Occoquan residents will be able to access a new fitness area next summer.
Mental health experts at Kaiser Permanente have noticed increased alcohol use for several reasons related to the coronavirus pandemic.
The goal: Improve cognitive functioning and reduce stress.
As we enter the darkest part of the year, we asked a local doctor how to best cope with the reduced amount of sunlight.
Nearly 7 out of 10 Americans reported that the upcoming election is a significant source of stress in their everyday lives.
Dr. Mona Gahunia, infectious disease physician with Kaiser Permanente Mid Atlantic says there should be a limit of 10 of people inside your home, though that does not guarantee safety.