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COVID-19 Vaccines

New vaccines for COVID-19 provide the path we need to reach post-pandemic life. This video covers how they work, whether they are safe, and who should get vaccinated.
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Understanding COVID-19

Learn exactly what the virus is, how it’s spread, and what practical steps you can take to keep you and those around you safe and healthy.
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Vasectomy

A vasectomy is a small operation to prevent pregnancy. Learn more about what to consider when making your decision, risks and benefits, and what to expect before, during, and after the procedure.

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Prediabetes

Prediabetes means you don’t have type 2 diabetes yet, but you do have a high risk of getting it in the future. It’s a like an early warning sign. Learn more about the basics of blood sugar and what you can do to slow down or prevent diabetes by eating healthy, moving more, and losing weight.
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Newborn Care Basics

Congratulations on adding to your family! New parents feel everything from joy and excitement to fear and exhaustion. Learn more about the first couple weeks of life, including tips on feeding, burping, diapering, sleeping, and bathing.
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Hypertension

Hypertension, or high blood pressure, is when the force of blood flowing through your blood vessels is consistently too high. Learn more about how eating healthy, moving more, and managing your stress can prevent serious problems from high blood pressure.
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Heart Failure

Heart failure doesn’t mean your heart has “failed” or stopped working. It means your heart doesn’t pump blood as well as it should. Learn more about the basics of heart failure, how you may feel, and taking care of yourself now so you feel better in the future.
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Diabetes – Type 2

When it comes to how diabetes affects your health and your life, you’re the one in control. Learn more about the basics of diabetes, checking blood sugar, preventing complications, and the simple things you can do to stay healthy for life.
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Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding is one of the best things you can do to give your baby a healthy start. Learn more about the benefits of breastfeeding, how to breastfeed, helpful tips for managing issues (like engorgement), and answers to common questions.
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Fall Prevention and Home Safety

No matter what your age, or how minor a fall can be, if you fall once, you’re more likely to fall again. Learn more about what makes a fall more likely, what you can do, and quick tips to prevent falls in the future.
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Hyperlipidemia

Hyperlipidemia means you have high cholesterol, high triglycerides, or both. It can be caused by your age, your family history, or your everyday choices like what you eat or if you’re physically active. Learn more about cholesterol and how to lower it with small, easy steps.
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Diabetes – Checking Your Blood Sugar

If you have type 2 diabetes, it’s very important to check your blood sugar as often as your doctor recommends. Learn more about checking your blood sugar, including when to check, how to check, and what tools to use.
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Advance Directives

Plan for your future with an advance directive in case you become so sick that you are unable to make decisions for yourself. Learn more about what’s in an advanced directive and why it’s important to have one completed.
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A ReThink of the Way We Drink

This video is a collaboration between Dr. Mike Evans and a research team led by Dr. Katharine Bradley of Group Health, a Seattle-based, consumer-governed non-profit health system.

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Bladder Control Tips for Women

This 20-minute video explains how you can manage urinary incontinence with specific exercises and lifestyle changes. You'll also hear stories from women who learned to conquer their bladder control issues for good.

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Fall Prevention Tips for Seniors

In this 3-part video, seniors get helpful strategies for preventing falls. After George breaks his hip in a fall, see how he and his wife take steps to improve their balance and fall-proof their home.

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Sleeping Tips

Having trouble sleeping? You're not alone. Try the following tips for the next 3 to 4 weeks to help improve your sleep.

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Not the Face of a Heart Attack

Linda Tapia lives a healthy, active life, so she was stunned to be diagnosed with spontaneous coronary artery dissection, a rare emergency heart condition with symptoms resembling a heart attack. Thanks to the excellent cardiac care she received at Kaiser…

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The Secret to Women’s Heart Health

Heart disease affects an equal number of men and women, but some of the risk factors for heart attack and stroke are different for women. Dr. Abhimanyu Uberoi with Kaiser Permanente explains how heart health for women differs from men,…

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Relieving Stress

Sometimes stress can be a helpful thing. It can motivate, energize, and focus you. But too much stress can take a toll on your physical and emotional health. Learn how to reduce, manage, and cope with stress with some helpful tips and breathing exercises.
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Tips for Managing Stress

A family medicine physician shares healthy ways to manage stress when it becomes overwhelming, including talking with a mental health therapist and meditation and breathing exercises.

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Tai Chi

Try a short introduction to tai chi, a form of Chinese martial arts used to improve balance and flexibility.

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Strength (Upper Body)

Part of a series of exercise videos you can do from anywhere, this short workout focuses on upper body strength and includes modifications for any fitness level.

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Strength (Lower Body)

Part of a series of exercise videos you can do from anywhere, this short workout focuses on lower body strength and includes modifications for any fitness level.

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Strength (General)

Part of a series of exercise videos you can do from anywhere, this short workout focuses on general strength and includes modifications for any fitness level.

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Shoulder Health

Part of a series of exercise videos you can do from anywhere, this short workout focuses on shoulder health and includes modifications for any fitness level.

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Seated Yoga

Part of a series of exercise videos you can do from anywhere, this short workout focuses on simple yoga with modifications for any fitness level.

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Range of Motion (Flexibility)

Part of a series of exercise videos you can do from anywhere, this short workout focuses on flexibility to improve your range of motion and includes modifications for any fitness level.

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Knee Health

Part of a series of exercise videos you can do from anywhere, this short workout focuses strengthening your knees to reduce pain and improve mobility. It includes modifications for any fitness level.

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Cardio #2

Part of a series of exercise videos you can do from anywhere, this short workout gives you a cardio boost and includes modifications for any fitness level.

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Get Fit Fitness Videos

Choose from a wide range of workouts in this playlist from Kaiser Permanente Get Fit Southern California, including using equipment like stretch bands and foam rollers or relaxing with a body scan meditation.

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Cardio #1

Part of a series of exercise videos you can do from anywhere, this short workout gives you a cardio boost and includes modifications for any fitness level.

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Yoga Poses: Cat/Cow

The cat/cow pose combines breathing and movement to help relieve stress and make the spine more flexible. Try it out and check out other yoga poses to help you relax.

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Seated Upper Body Exercise

Designed specifically for patients with spinal cord injuries and others who benefit from seated exercise. The video offers both aerobic and resistance/strength training exercises, and includes safety tips and other guides for an effective workout for better health.

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Three Things to Improve Your Diabetes

Nearly 30 million Americans have diabetes and many of them have poorly controlled blood sugar. This can lead to complications including kidney disease, retinal damage, heart disease, hospitalization, and in severe cases death. A new study of nearly 20,000 people…

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Nutrition

Food plays a big role in our lives and in our health. Learn more about the basics of healthy eating, how sugary drinks and alcohol can affect you, and using the healthy plate method to create balanced meals.
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Breastfeeding Your Newborn

Nervous about breastfeeding? Caitlin Low, RN-C at Kaiser Permanente Westside Medical Center explains a few ways to get your breastfeeding journey off to a good start.

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