Health & Financial Wellness

Published: August 7, 2017

Oral Health: A Window Into Your Well-Being

Bad breath is usually a sign you aren’t brushing your teeth or flossing regularly – but an unhealthy mouth can be a sign of more serious health problems. Many systemic diseases (those that affect the whole body) have oral manifestations such as swollen gums, mouth ulcers or a dry mouth. Sometimes… Read More

Published: August 7, 2017

Know Before You Go: EE Vs. Urgent Care Vs. Telehealth

When you or a loved one becomes sick, the first person you call is your doctor. But when it’s 5 p.m. and primary care doctor is gone for the night, what happens then? Many go straight to the emergency room. But that can mean big spending for both your wallet and… Read More

Published: August 7, 2017

Parents Say: Summer Vacation Toughest Time to Get Kids to Brush Teeth

When school breaks for the summer, too often, good oral health habits follow suit. According to parents in a nationwide survey by Delta Dental, nearly 30 percent say summer vacation is the most difficult time to get their children to keep up good oral health. Not to fear, some simple… Read More

Published: March 10, 2017

Five Tips to Help Kids Spring Forward

It takes work to get children to go to sleep and stay asleep. On March 12, when we moved our clocks forward one hour, these fragile sleep schedules might be disrupted, setting off tears and tantrums. Read more. Read More

Published: March 10, 2017

Add a DASH of health to your meals

Do you have prehypertension or hypertension? Don’t despair. You can develop tools to control or even improve your condition. The DASH diet may be able to help. Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension, also called the DASH diet, is a balanced and flexible eating plan designed to lower hypertension, or high… Read More

Published: September 29, 2016

Vaccination: Your Best Defense Against the Flu

Kaiser Permanente Southern California seasonal flu clinics open regionwide this Saturday, September 24th and members are reminded that flu shots are available to them at no cost. Read more here. Read More