New Beginnings for Baltimore

Posted by in Compassion, Ease and Convenience, Healthy Chats, Prevention on 04. Apr, 2018 | 0 Comments

Sherell Mason, MD, is keenly aware of the health disparities that exist in her hometown of Baltimore. As a physician, she has had the opportunity to provide direct health care services and other aid to people in her community. Kaiser Permanente’s partnership with New Beginnings Barbershop is one example. “You have major health issues here [in Baltimore],” said Troy Staton, … more

KP Healthy Chat: Jeffery Benabio, MD Chats About Skin Health

Posted by in Healthy Chats on 07. Jun, 2013 | 0 Comments

On June 4th, Dr. Jeffery Benabio (@dermdoc) , a dermatologist from San Diego, Calif., was our expert for our monthly KP Healthy Chat (#kphealthychat). He talked about skin health and how you can stay healthy in the summer months. Check out the tweetchat at Below is Dr. Benabio’s video on skin health. Definitely worth a watch! … more

Healthy Chat: TR Levin, MD Chief of Gastroenterology Discusses the Importance of Colon Cancer Screenings

Posted by in Healthy Chats on 15. Mar, 2013 | 0 Comments

The American Cancer Society estimates 102,480 new cases of colorectal cancer will be diagnosed in 2013. And while colorectal cancer is one of the most common cancers, it is also one of the most preventable. Join Dr. T. R. Levin, Chief of Gastroenterology for Kaiser Permanente Northern California, to discuss how to screen for colon cancer, and the benefits of … more

KP Healthy Chat: Randy Bergen, MD, and Margaret Khoury, MD, on the Importance of Getting Your Flu Shot

Posted by in Healthy Chats on 12. Nov, 2012 | 0 Comments

Do you need to get immunized against the flu every year? Yes! Does getting a flu shot give you the flu? No! Join Kaiser Permanente physicians Randy Bergen and Margaret Khoury as they discuss important facts about the flu at our next KP Healthy Chat. When: Wednesday, Nov. 14, Noon-1 p.m. Pacific Time How: Join the chat at hashtag #kphealthychat … more

KP Healthy Chat: Pediatrician Pat Cantrell On Keeping Your Kids Healthy

Posted by in Healthy Chats on 01. Oct, 2012 | 1 Comment

On October, 10 from noon to 1 p.m. PST, Kaiser Permanente pediatrician Patricia Cantrell, MD, will discuss how to get children to eat better and exercise more. As a pediatrician, Dr. Cantrell sees a lot of her young patients who are struggling with their weight. When: Wednesday, Oct. 10, Noon – 1 p.m. Pacific Time (3 – 4 p.m. Eastern … more

KP Healthy Chat: Michael Jaffe, DO Talks About Prevention and Treatment of Low Back Pain

Posted by in Excellent Care, Healthy Chats, Prevention on 20. Aug, 2012 | 1 Comment

Back pain is the most common type of chronic pain in America. Your pain may affect everything you do, from sitting, walking, and standing to simply getting a good night’s sleep. Join Dr. Michael Jaffe, Kaiser Permanente pain and rehabilitation specialist to learn how to treat and prevent low back pain. When: Thursday, September 20, Noon – 1 p.m. (Pacific … more

KP Healthy Chat: Rocio Perez, MD, Pediatrician, Chats about Benefits of Breastfeeding for Babies and Moms

Posted by in Excellent Care, Healthy Chats, Prevention on 01. Aug, 2012 | 6 Comments

Childhood obesity is on the rise and breastfeeding is one of the best ways to prevent it, says Rocio Perez, MD, a Kaiser Permanente pediatrician who recently became a mother … more