Protect yourself from colorectal cancer by getting your timely screening. If you are between 50 and 75, have a screening every one to two years. You and your doctor can decide which tests are best for you. Learn more about preventive care screenings.
Positive, healthy thinking can help you cope with a health problem by changing your perception, which affects how you feel.
Get started with positive thinking. Here are the steps for one technique you can use:
People who suffer from anxiety disorders have severe anxiety that interferes with their lives. Anxiety is an uncomfortable feeling of fear, uneasiness, or concern that something bad is about to happen. Healthy lifestyle changes may help you feel better. Try these tips:
Learn more about different types of anxiety. If you think you are suffering from anxiety, speak with your primary care physician, who can help develop the right treatment plan for you.
As a Kaiser Permanente member, you can choose from a variety of healthy living classes at little or no cost. Below is a partial list for the upcoming month in your area.
To register for InStep and nutrition classes, call the appointment line at 703-359-7878 or
1-800-777-7904, Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. For prenatal classes, speak with your obstetrician/gynecologist to register. For all other classes, call the health education automated line, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, at 301-816-6565 or 1-800-444-6696. Please leave a message and someone will call you back within 24 business hours.
Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of the Mid-Atlantic States, Inc. 2101 East Jefferson Street, Rockville, Maryland 20852
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