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Powerful pain relief: Options beyond opioids

August 22, 2018

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A combination of therapies can be customized to treat chronic pain.

Girl power: 6 ways to raise strong daughters

August 20, 2018
Tween and teen years can pose unique challenges for girls. Make sure you are the best role model for your daughter; build resiliency and confidence by helping girls meet challenges and make new discoveries.

Cut through the clamor of expectations of what girls should be and do with simple steps that can build self-confidence.

Anyone can save a life with hands-only CPR

August 20, 2018
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More people will survive cardiac arrest if a bystander is willing to intervene by performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation, or CPR. And hands-only CPR is easy to learn and do.

Myths and facts about back-to-school vaccinations

August 15, 2018
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Vaccines provide protection for your child against an assortment of diseases, including some that can be deadly. Let's rebut some of the arguments raised against vaccinations.

Psoriasis: This is what you need to know and why

August 13, 2018
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Psoriasis is a common autoimmune disease that affects the skin, not a cosmetic problem, but many people don’t understand what is, who it affects, or the impact it has on the people who have to live with it.

How do you enjoy the summer and beat the heat (exhaustion)?

August 06, 2018
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Heat exhaustion is more than feeling just tuckered out. It is a condition that can lead to disorientation, dizziness, nausea and, left untreated, heat stroke.

Maintaining healthy eyes in children

August 01, 2018
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August is the time to prep your child for going back to school. Coincidentally, it’s also Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month!

Swedish partners with the community in the fight to end homelessness in Seattle

July 30, 2018
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As an organization dedicated to both the health of our patients and the health of our region, we know first-hand that homelessness in the greater Seattle area has reached epidemic levels.

Hepatitis C and liver disease—should you be concerned?

July 24, 2018

The dramatic increase in death rates from liver cancer are due to a perfect storm of an aging baby boomer population with hepatitis C, the rapid rise in the prevalence of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and the ongoing risk of liver cancer among patients with alcoholic liver disease.

5 ways to be a more positive parent

July 16, 2018
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Building a healthy relationship with your child can be done with small investments of time every day.