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Alcohol and cancer risk

November 22, 2017

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Martha A. Clay, ARNP, weighs in on statement released by The American Society of Clinical Oncology that alcohol drinking is an established risk factor for several malignancies.

How to make the holidays jolly again

November 20, 2017

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Dealing with holiday-related depression one day at a time.

Meet our newest service puppy in training

November 13, 2017
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Boston terrier Duke preps to bring joy to cancer patients.

What really happens when your feet and hands "fall asleep"

November 06, 2017
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A closer look at an all-too-familiar sensation of your hands and feet falling asleep.

What do you really know about epilepsy?

November 02, 2017

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When you think about epilepsy, you may think of seizures. But Lisa Caylor, MD, epileptologist at Swedish, associates epilepsy with a stigma she knows all too well.

Tackle flu season and other parenting predicaments with Circle by Swedish

October 31, 2017

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Flu season is just one of the many things on a parent’s worry list. Did the kids get their flu shots? Do they need any other vaccines? Are they growing at a healthy rate? And will they ever outgrow their picky eating? There’s an app to relieve some of those worries: Circle by Swedish.

"Hey kids, stop slouching!"

October 19, 2017
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It seems like a never-ending struggle to convince your child to sit up straight and walk tall. You see your children slouched over their dinner or homework, reclining on the couch and bent over their smartphones for hours. Try as you may, slouching is inevitable. But if not helped, it can lead to some uncomfortable symptoms down the road.

Hidden scar procedures provide psychological benefits to breast cancer patients

October 17, 2017
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Interview with Patricia Dawson, MD, PhD, Medical Director of the Breast Program at the Swedish Cancer Institute and True Family Women’s Cancer Center (TFWCC), expert in Hidden Scar Procedures and recent recipient of the 2017 Seattle Met Top Doctor Award, on the emotional effects of breast cancer and how advancements in technique may help alleviate the anxiety many patients feel during and after treatment.

How to protect your child from your divorce

October 09, 2017
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Tips for stronger parenting during troubling times:

Put your children first
Don’t argue in front of them
Respect your partner

How to handle cyberbullying: A parents' guide

October 06, 2017

cyberbullyingEmphasizing appropriate technology behavior is key to mitigating harmful effects of cyberbullying.

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