Moderna and J&J COVID-19 Booster Shots Update

On September 26, Kaiser Permanente informs the public that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends booster doses of the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines for certain groups. Moderna: For people who received two doses of the Moderna vaccine at least six months ago, the committee recommended a booster dose for: People 65 or…

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Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Shots Update

On September 24, Kaiser Permanente informs the public that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that a Pfizer booster dose should be administered at least six months after completion of the Pfizer primary series for: People 65 or older Long term care facility residents People 50 through 64 with underlying medical conditions On the…

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What to Know About COVID-19 Delta Variant

Is the Delta variant contagious? The Delta variant is highly contagious, nearly twice as contagious as previous variants. What are the Delta variant symptoms? Delta variant symptoms are the same as other versions of COVID-19. Am I at risk for the Delta variant? Unvaccinated people remain the greatest concern Does the COVID-19 vaccine protect against the…

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Mask Update

As we approach another significant milestone in our fight against COVID-19, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announces in its “Interim Public Health Recommendations for Fully Vaccinated People” the easing of wearing masks. At the …

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2021 Webinars

Attending our seminars will give you the opportunity of applying to become a part of our network; Network opportunities will not be covered in the seminar. SEMINARS WILL COVER:
An overview of the acupuncturist role in the Workers Compensation system
How to increase …

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Mindful Eating for Holiday Bliss

As we gather around the holiday table, let’s savor every bite with mindfulness. Here are some tips to help you relish the joy of eating during this festive season: Engage your senses – take a moment to appreciate the colors, textures, and aromas of your holiday meal. Engaging your senses enhances the dining experience and…

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3 Ways to Reduce your Cancer Risk

Cancer is a scary topic, but it’s important to talk about. The more you know about cancer, the more you and your loved ones can do to prevent it. Did you know that more than 40% of cancer cases could potentially be prevented with lifestyle changes? There are steps you can take to reduce your…

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Food Cravings: Causes and Tips to Curb Them

What causes Food Cravings? There are a wide range of reasons to crave specific foods. Often, cravings can mean your hunger hormones are out of balance, says Candace Lorgan, registered dietitian for Kaiser Permanente’s regional center of healthy living in Pasadena, California. These gut hormones can increase or decrease your appetite. They’re affected by lifestyle…

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Alcohol and Your Health (Part 2)

If you’re regularly drinking too much alcohol, you could be hurting your health without realizing it. Alcohol is a toxin that most tissues in the body absorb. That means too much of it can harm many of your organs — either creating health problems or making existing ones worse. Alcohol also increases your chances of…

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Alcohol and Your Health (Part 1)

It’s become more common for people to kick off the new year with Dry January — that’s when you don’t drink alcohol for the whole month. Taking a break from alcohol is good for your body and mind. But whether you participate in Dry January or not, it’s important to be mindful of your drinking…

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