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Married men are more likely to go to the doctor, here’s why

May 23, 2017
Health statistics suggest that married men go to the doctor more often than single men – and it may be because they were encouraged by their spouses to get regular checkups.

Health statistics suggest that married men go to the doctor more often than single men – and it may be because they were encouraged by their spouses to get regular checkups.

Swedish scholarships increase diversity among doulas

May 22, 2017

As the second-oldest child in a family of 10, Zeinaba Robele helped her mother bring many of her siblings into the world. Today she’s studying to become a doula with a Swedish Doula Diversity Scholarship aimed at increasing the number of doulas from underrepresented groups. Read about the scholarship program and three doulas-in-training.

Swedish helps women with doula services

May 19, 2017
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Doulas provide emotional and physical support for pregnant women, and studies show they make a difference. Women with doulas tend to have shorter labors and a better experience with labor and delivery in general. But not every mother-to-be can afford a doula. Now, Swedish is subsidizing the cost for women who qualify. Hear from one new mom who used the service.

A letter from Jen Vetrovs, RN, BSN, who embarks on Bike the US for MS

May 18, 2017
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Jen Vetrovs, RN, BSN, writes this letter to share her enlightening, emotional journey raising money and awareness for multiple sclerosis (MS) through Bike the US for MS.

How decluttering can improve physical and mental health

May 16, 2017
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Learn how decluttering your home and space can improved physical and mental wellness. Let's call it mental spring cleaning.

Swedish Hospital's pediatric therapy center combines therapies

May 15, 2017

Parents of children with long-term disabilities face several challenges, but sometimes the most burdensome is just getting their kids to the doctor several times a week. Swedish Hospital's pediatric therapy program is bringing several different therapies into one place.

Food allergies or food intolerance, which is which

May 15, 2017
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Finally, understand the difference between a food allergy and a food intolerance.

5 tips to reduce “meno-fog”

May 12, 2017
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Many women experience meno-fog as they enter menopause. Here are 5 helpful ways to clear your mind.

14 unthinkable 'would you rather' questions for people with real allergies

May 11, 2017
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Flowers are blooming, trees are blossoming and birds are chirping. Spring is in the air – but when you’re someone with allergies, these signs of spring can also be a source of eye-itching, nasal-dripping anxiety. In honor of Allergy Awareness Month, grab your tissues and tell us how you would answer these allergy-related "would you rather" questions!

5 ways to help your pet live a long, healthy life

May 09, 2017
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In most homes, pets are considered family. Here are five tips aimed at keeping them healthy for better, longer lives.

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