How effective is acupuncture for chronic back pain?
In the largest U.S. study of its kind, Kaiser Permanente researchers found that acupuncture can help. The treatment helped people with chronic low back pain feel less bothered by their symptoms and function better in their daily activities.
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How to lower your risk of dementia
It’s never too late (or too soon) to take preventive steps. And, with a new grant, Kaiser Permanente scientists are looking for more ways to support healthy aging.
The HPV vaccine: Cancer prevention for girls and boys
The HPV vaccine protects against several types of HPV that cause cancer. But many parents have questions about who should be vaccinated and when. Here are clear answers from KPWHRI and the Kaiser Permanente Washington immunization team.
How do you know when you’re depressed?
Like the “chicken or the egg,” it’s difficult to say which comes first—depression or related physical symptoms such as: fatigue, headache, back pain, trouble sleeping, and digestive problems. Evidence shows depression can have a direct effect on your body, taking away your energy and slowing you down.