Are you looking for inspiration and tips to stay healthy? Join our team of physicians, researchers and other experts online to learn the latest in healthy eating, exercise and managing stress.
Health Talks Online are live webcasts featuring a Kaiser Permanente physician, researcher or other expert presenting the latest in healthy eating, exercise and managing stress. You can attend from the comfort of your home or office using a telephone and a computer with an internet connection.
Health Talks Online are live the first Wednesday of each month from 12:30 to 1:30 pm.
To attend a live Health Talk, click here or go to kp.org/healthtalk. There is no fee to attend, but registration is limited.
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|Parenting in the Age of the Internet with Rahul Parikh, MD|| 46 minutes || Should you be worried about your kids’ online world? Find out when to get involved, what to look for, and what you need to know.|
|Questions Women Are Embarrassed to Ask Their Gynecologist with Anne Srisuro, MD, MPH|| 40 minutes || A trip to your gynecologist’s office for a problem can sometimes be a little scary. You may wonder, “Is this normal?” Surprisingly, the answer could be “yes.” Get answers to the questions you are too embarrassed to ask your gynecologist.|
|How Pets Can Help You Thrive with Dr. Scott Gee|| 39 minutes || Dogs are often called “man’s best friend.” Is this notion true or are we just barking up the wrong tree? Your four-legged friend can enhance your quality of life, regardless of age, and improve your overall health. Find out how pets can help you thrive.|
|Diet Myths with Dr. Iram Qidwai|| 58 minutes || The average American gains one to two pounds a year. We spend $40 billion annually on diet programs and products. Why do we fail at keeping weight off? Dr. Qidwai dispels some of the myths about weight loss and talks about small changes that make a big difference in losing weight and maintaining a healthy weight for optimum health.|
|Nurture Your Body with Dr. Greg Lukasewicz|| 58 minutes || Your body is your temple. Sometimes we don’t treat it the way we should. Learn how to be healthy, strong and satisfied through the food choices you make. Dr Lukasewicz discusses the pleasure and health benefits of eating fresh, natural and affordable food to improve your well being.|
|Making New Year's Resolutions Stick with Dr. Sheri Pruitt || 57 minutes || How many times have promised yourself, “This year, I’m going to lose weight, eat healthier or get more exercise”? If you’re like most people, it’s easier to promise than to build a healthy habit that lasts. Learn how to turn this year’s resolutions into lasting results. Dr. Pruitt will teach you how to train your mind and body to make healthy habits stick for the long haul.|
|The First Steps to Exercise with Dr. Aruna Chinnakotla || 54 minutes|| Just ten minutes a day can change your life. Exercise can improve your mood, give you better posture, lower blood pressure, and burn a few extra calories. You don't need to run a marathon or be a body builder to enjoy the benefits of physical activity. Dr. Chinnakotla will share strategies for planning exercise into your busy schedule and enjoying the benefits.|
|The New Science of Happiness with Dr. David Sobel || 58 minutes || During the past month, have you been a happy person? All things considered, how satisfied are you with your life? Your answers could predict future health. Positive mood, optimism, happiness, and confidence are all linked to our health. Learn how to understand and apply the new science of happiness to measurably improve your life satisfaction and health.|
|De-Stress Your Body with Dr. Mason Turner||60 minutes||Stress can wreak havoc on your body. Stress can cause weight gain, weaken your immune system, increase your blood pressure, and make you tired and forgetful. Learn how exercise and food affect your body's ability to manage stress. We can't always avoid stress, but we can learn to cope more effectively and feel better.|
|Healthy Pleasures with Dr. David Sobel||55 minutes||Many people think that to promote health they have to undertake strict weight loss diets, adopt punishing exercise programs, avoid salt, shun cholesterol, and follow all sorts of difficult, pleasure-denying regimens. Fortunately, scientific evidence now suggests that for most people doing what is pleasurable actually pays off in both immediate enjoyment and better health. The healthiest, most robust people seem to indulge in many small daily pleasures and cultivate a positive, optimistic view of their lives. ectively and feel better.