On their morning run, many people breathe in the sweet smell of spring in the air and smile, but for those who suffer from seasonal allergies and asthma, blooming flowers and higher pollen counts can be anything but stress reducing.
Nirav H. Shah, MD, Medical Director of Stroke at the Swedish Neuroscience Institute, explains how strokes are caused, how they are treated and how to prevent them from happening.
Baby boomers and people with certain risk factors should be screened for hepatitis C. Getting tested is easy; current treatments are simple and have a high cure rate.
The side-effects of many ingredients in Airborne and Emergen-C have simply not been studied in any systematic way, so we don’t really know whether they are dangerous or not.
Over-the-counter (OTC) pain medications are the most common treatment method for everyday ailments like muscle sprains, headaches, and fever. But like all medicines, ibuprofen and other pain relievers can have side effects.
For women of childbearing age, it’s a good idea to take what are known as “prenatal vitamins” -- vitamins containing folic acid, iron and often, some other compounds, such as calcium, Vitamin D and omega-3 acids.
This fall, PSJH Global Partnerships partnered with the Swedish Family Medicine residency program at First Hill to run the Global Family Medicine Collaboratory. The program was the brainchild of Elizabeth Hutchinson, MD, faculty of the residency program.
Atrial Fibrillation (also known as Afib) is an irregular heart beat that can present in many different ways. Some people don’t feel palpitations, but instead feel dizzy, weak or lightheaded. And still others feel nothing at all. So why should you care?
Swedish is putting everything we can into achieving a perfect child vaccination rate. Learn more about what that means from Nwando Anyaoku, M.D., MPH, associate medical director for pediatrics at Swedish.