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HPV and Cancer

January 19, 2019

Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is a common sexually transmitted infection. According to the CDC, 80% of people will have an HPV infection at some point in their lifetime. The HPV vaccine is used to prevent many types of HPV infections that are linked to HPV-related cancers, such as cervical cancer and mouth and throat cancers.

Talking with Your Children about Cancer

January 18, 2019

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Cancer affects the entire family and telling your children you have cancer is not easy. Talking to your kids about your diagnosis and helping them understand cancer is important. Children try to understand and find ways to cope, but they may lack the skills to deal with your illness on their own.

The Making of a Survivor: Give Healing the Space it Needs

January 18, 2019
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Survivors are frequently blindsided by the difficult transition from active treatment to life after treatment.  Learn some helpful tips from one of our cancer survivorship class facilitators.

Recharge your body with electrolytes (from food!) this winter

January 17, 2019

If health-related New Year’s resolutions have prompted you to spend additional time at the gym this month, you might find yourself sweating more than usual — leading to the loss of valuable electrolytes.

Cervical cancer is preventable, with regular screenings

January 16, 2019

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To prevent cervical cancer, catch it earlier. Your best preventive measure is to get regular screenings beginning at age 21.

Why I Volunteer – Swedish Cancer Institute Spotlight

January 16, 2019

Volunteering at the Swedish Cancer Education Center is a privilege. I am often struck by the strength and humor patients and their supporters display.  I have witnessed sadness, tears, and anger at times, but also acceptance, grace, and gratitude.

New year, new approach to weight loss

January 10, 2019

Do you want to lose weight the right way this year? Swedish Weight Loss Services is here to help.

3 ways to avoid triggering the post holiday blues

January 08, 2019

You know the feeling. It's an odd mental state most of us experience as the holiday season comes to a close. It starts after all the presents have been opened, the good times ended, and the tasty leftovers finished.

How to make New Year's resolutions your new reality

January 03, 2019

Are you tired of failing to achieve the same old health-related resolutions, year after year? This year, these goal-setting tips might help those resolutions become reality.

Happiest time of the year can stay that way with safe driving

December 28, 2018
Hundreds of live are lost due to drunk drivers every holiday season. Protect your family on the road by following the rules of the road and never drinking and driving.

Hundreds of live are lost due to drunk drivers every holiday season. Protect your family on the road by following the rules of the road and never drinking and driving.