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  • How to respond to heart attacks and cardiac arrest

    How to respond to heart attacks and cardiac arrest

    Learn more about how CPR and automated external defibrillators can save a life.

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  • The dangers of fentanyl — one mother’s story

    The dangers of fentanyl — one mother’s story

    In hope of saving lives, a Swedish caregiver shares the story of losing her stepson to a fentanyl overdose.

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  • New hope on the horizon for brain tumor patients

    New hope on the horizon for brain tumor patients

    Clinical research at The Ivy Center at Swedish offers advanced, personalized care for brain tumors. Learn what’s giving our experts new hope.

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  • How do you know if it’s arthritis?

    How do you know if it’s arthritis?

    How do you know if it’s arthritis?

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  • Stroke: Symptoms, risk and other tips from a Swedish expert

    Stroke: Symptoms, risk and other tips from a Swedish expert

    Stroke: Symptoms, risk and other tips from a Swedish expert

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  • Swedish wants to help you get the care you need, when you need it

    Swedish wants to help you get the care you need, when you need it

    Whether it's cold or flu symptoms or a sudden illness or injury, it can be hard to know where to go to seek the right treatment. Here's some guidance to help you decide.

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  • Take a closer look at vision care and make healthy eyes a priority

    Take a closer look at vision care and make healthy eyes a priority

    Remember to make an appointment for your annual eye exam. If you have concerns about your eye health, the experts at Swedish Ophthalmology can help.

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  • Lung cancer awareness

    Lung cancer awareness

    Experts at Swedish share the benefits of lung cancer screening and innovative technology that improves diagnosis and treatment options.

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  • Have you scheduled your annual wellness exam?

    Have you scheduled your annual wellness exam?

    Now is the time to get back on track with your health and wellness. Your annual exam is a great starting point.

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  • Fun in the sun? Remember to protect your skin!

    Fun in the sun? Remember to protect your skin!

    Advice from Swedish experts for protecting your skin and lowering your risk of sun damage and skin cancer.

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  • Not just the baby blues. Swedish experts on postpartum anxiety and depression

    Not just the baby blues. Swedish experts on postpartum anxiety and depression

    With a new baby, most birthing people experience emotional highs and lows. Persistent mood changes and impaired functioning may signal something more serious.

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  • Support for mental wellness and commitment to ending mental health stigmas

    Support for mental wellness and commitment to ending mental health stigmas

    Prioritize your mental health. Swedish is here to help.

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  • Women’s Health spotlight: An expert’s take on top health issues women face

    Women’s Health spotlight: An expert’s take on top health issues women face

    Advice from a Swedish expert and resource roundup for Women's Health Month.

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  • Tips for where and how to treat common summertime injuries and illnesses

    Tips for where and how to treat common summertime injuries and illnesses

    Summer brings fun and adventure, and sometimes, bumps and bruises. Know where and when to go for treatment when you need it.

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  • Fentanyl deaths and overdoses are spiking. A Swedish expert explains why.

    Fentanyl deaths and overdoses are spiking. A Swedish expert explains why.

    A Swedish behavioral health expert on the dangers of fentanyl and how to get help if you or someone you love is struggling with addiction.

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  • Helping ALS patients preserve their highest quality of life

    Helping ALS patients preserve their highest quality of life

    Swedish is home to a Certified Center of Excellence for ALS care and offers patients the highest levels of multi-disciplinary care.

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  • Cierra Sisters: Breaking the cycle of breast cancer health disparities

    Cierra Sisters: Breaking the cycle of breast cancer health disparities

    For three decades, Swedish has partnered with the Puget Sound-based organization dedicated to empowering and educating Black women who have breast cancer.

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  • An NBA vet shares his story of lifesaving heart surgery and recovery struggle

    An NBA vet shares his story of lifesaving heart surgery and recovery struggle

    James Donaldson won an NBA championship with the Seattle Supersonics. Today, he's a mental health advocate who helps others by sharing the story of his near-death experience and rebuilding his life.

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  • Occupational therapy brings patient possibilities to life

    Occupational therapy brings patient possibilities to life

    At Swedish, our occupational therapists meet patients where they are functionally to help them live as independently as possible.

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  • Transplant nurses help give the gift of life

    Transplant nurses help give the gift of life

    Two transplant nurses at the Swedish Organ Transplant Center discuss their specialty and the rewards it brings them to share the gift of life.

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  • The CDC has approved a second COVID booster for some. Here’s what to know.

    The CDC has approved a second COVID booster for some. Here’s what to know.

    COVID booster guidance has been for the immune compromised and those ages 65 and older has been updated. The FDA also updated booster guidance for kids ages 6 months to 5 years old.

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  • Understanding oral, head and neck cancers

    Understanding oral, head and neck cancers

    A head and neck specialist at Swedish discusses oral, head and neck cancers, warning signs and ways to lower your risk.

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  • At Swedish, gratitude for a team of dedicated volunteers

    At Swedish, gratitude for a team of dedicated volunteers

    For National Volunteer Appreciation Week, we spoke with two of the incredible volunteers who support our patients and caregivers.

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  • “Health equity starts with honoring the humanity in everyone you meet.”

    “Health equity starts with honoring the humanity in everyone you meet.”

    Swedish Chief Health Equity Officer Nwando Anyaoku, M.D., discusses the deadly reality of health care disparities and how Swedish is closing the gaps.

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  • JUST Birth Network hosts inaugural Black Maternal Health Week conference

    JUST Birth Network hosts inaugural Black Maternal Health Week conference

    Event affirms Swedish's commitment to Black women's right to joy, dignity and well-being before, during and after pregnancy.

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  • Revolutionary care for heart valve patients

    Revolutionary care for heart valve patients

    Swedish offers revolutionary heart care for tricuspid regurgitation. Our experts share treatment options and explain why the new procedure offers new hope.

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  • Living well with Parkinson’s disease

    Living well with Parkinson’s disease

    A movement expert at Swedish shares how research, medication and teamwork is improving care for people with Parkinson’s disease.

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  • The JUST Birth Network

    The JUST Birth Network

    The JUST Birth Network provides Black and Native patients at Providence Swedish with a network of culturally affirming care throughout the pregnancy journey.

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  • At Swedish, a vital partnership supports the development of Black and African American nurses

    At Swedish, a vital partnership supports the development of Black and African American nurses

    With scholarships and mentoring, the Mary Mahoney Professional Nurses Organization and Swedish seek to address health inequities and increase diversity in nursing.

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  • Youth mental health is focus of Providence and Sounders FC partnership

    Youth mental health is focus of Providence and Sounders FC partnership

    Providence Swedish will become the official health care partner for the Sounders.

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  • Five ways to make the most of a primary care provider visit

    Five ways to make the most of a primary care provider visit

    A family medicine specialist at Swedish shares his top five tips for getting the most out of a visit to your primary care provider.

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  • LGBTQIA+ Health Awareness Week

    LGBTQIA+ Health Awareness Week

    Two experts at Swedish discuss care disparities experienced by the LGBTQIA+ community and offer their insights about possible solutions.

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  • Keep your colon healthy to help prevent disease

    Keep your colon healthy to help prevent disease

    Increased dietary fiber and limited sugar and red meat can significantly support good gut health.

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  • LGBTQIA+ Cervical Cancer

    LGBTQIA+ Cervical Cancer

    Learn what Swedish is doing to improve access and availability to cervical cancer screenings and other essential health care for the LGBTQIA+ community.

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  • Innovative program empowers women to strengthen brain health

    Innovative program empowers women to strengthen brain health

    The innovative new Women’s Brain Health Program at the Swedish Neuroscience Institute offers women care that can help them get ahead of cognitive decline.

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  • Social Work: Helping people help themselves

    Social Work: Helping people help themselves

    Learn about the many roles social work plays in improving the health of the communities they serve.

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  • That twinge is telling you something. Don't ignore back pain.

    That twinge is telling you something. Don't ignore back pain.

    A Swedish expert on preventing and treating back injuries.

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  • MS treatment at Swedish: visionary research and world-class care

    MS treatment at Swedish: visionary research and world-class care

    Swedish’s MS Center is the most comprehensive and among the largest in the United States.

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  • Mindful drinking – how much alcohol is too much?

    Mindful drinking – how much alcohol is too much?

    A psychiatrist at Swedish Medical Center talks about alcohol consumption, mindful drinking and making informed choices about your health.

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  • It's not all in your head. A Swedish expert on the causes, symptoms and treatment of endometriosis

    It's not all in your head. A Swedish expert on the causes, symptoms and treatment of endometriosis

    Many people suffer with this painful condition for years before it's treated.

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  • Fueling the future with small changes and a sustainable focus

    Fueling the future with small changes and a sustainable focus

    For National Nutrition Month, we’re sharing tips for making small changes, nutrition trends, and ways to help your health and the Earth at the same time.

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  • Want to stay in your home as you age? Planning and healthy habits can help.

    Want to stay in your home as you age? Planning and healthy habits can help.

    Good health habits, including regular exercise, proper nutrition and proactive health care, play key roles in our ability to stay at home as we age.

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  • Is it time for a colonoscopy?

    Is it time for a colonoscopy?

    Colorectal cancer is one of the deadliest cancers in the United States but also one of the most preventable. Learn how a colonoscopy could save your life.

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  • AACR Project GENIE: Making a worldwide impact in cancer research and precision medicine

    AACR Project GENIE: Making a worldwide impact in cancer research and precision medicine

    As part of an international data-sharing consortium of leading cancer centers, Swedish Cancer Institute and Providence Cancer Institute work together to provide genomic data to Project GENIE.

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  • Watch video: inviting diverse stories into medicine

    Watch video: inviting diverse stories into medicine

    Providence Swedish Chief Health Equity Officer Nwando Anyaoku, M.D., MPH, MBA, recently gave a powerful TEDx talk about the importance of equity and diversity in health care.

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  • Cancer Prevention Resource Roundup

    Cancer Prevention Resource Roundup

    Review information about cancer prevention shared by experts at the Swedish Cancer Institute in this collection of past blog posts.

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  • Watch video: Are you intentional with your free time?

    Watch video: Are you intentional with your free time?

    A Swedish behavioral health expert explains how becoming more intentional with how we spend our time can be a pathway to finding more joy in our everyday lives.

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  • 5 things you should know about norovirus

    5 things you should know about norovirus

    Cases of the gastrointestinal virus are on the rise. A Swedish infection control expert offers advice for protecting ourselves.

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  • Perimenopause and menopause: myths, reality and how to cope

    Perimenopause and menopause: myths, reality and how to cope

    Menopause is often misunderstood, leading to unnecessary anxiety. Learn the truth about some common myths surrounding perimenopause and menopause.

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  • Weather or emergencies?

    Weather or emergencies?

    Check here for the latest information on winter storm closures and operations changes.

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  • Recognizing a cardiac emergency. What should you do?

    Recognizing a cardiac emergency. What should you do?

    A cardiologist at Swedish Heart and Vascular Institute discusses cardiac events, the importance of CPR and where to get life-saving training.

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  • Swedish partnership with UChicago Medicine trains young doctors in trauma care

    Swedish partnership with UChicago Medicine trains young doctors in trauma care

    An interview with UChicago Medicine Chief of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery Selwyn Rogers, M.D., MPH, who helped launch the collaborative program to train surgical residents.

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  • Hot tips for your winter workout

    Hot tips for your winter workout

    Advice from a Swedish sports doc on exercising safely in cold weather. Learn more.

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  • Milestone in procedure to fix leaky hearts

    Milestone in procedure to fix leaky hearts

    Heart specialists at Swedish recently completed their 500th MitraClip™ procedure for patients with leaky hearts. Learn more about what that means for heart care.

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  • Watch video: Advice for living a values-aligned life

    Watch video: Advice for living a values-aligned life

    A Swedish behavioral health expert offers advice for identifying our true values and taking action to live more authentically.

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  • Healthy relationships are a key to well-being

    Healthy relationships are a key to well-being

    Healthy relationships with friends and lovers can significantly affect our mental and physical health at every stage of life.

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  • The powerful benefits of mentorship

    The powerful benefits of mentorship

    At Swedish, mentorship is helping nurses overcome the challenges of the profession and thrive.

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  • Black History Month caregiver spotlight: Iris Mireau

    Black History Month caregiver spotlight: Iris Mireau

    Providence Swedish celebrates Black History Month.

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  • Black History Month caregiver spotlight: Anthony Smith

    Black History Month caregiver spotlight: Anthony Smith

    Providence Swedish celebrates Black History Month.

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  • Watch video: The importance of having compassion for ourselves

    Watch video: The importance of having compassion for ourselves

    A Swedish behavioral health expert offers some guidance on treating ourselves with love and kindness.

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  • Eight essentials for heart health

    Eight essentials for heart health

    Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S. Here are some healthy habits you can build to support your family's heart health.

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  • 4 strategies for learning how to argue mindfully

    4 strategies for learning how to argue mindfully

    Arguing mindfully can turn the discomfort of conflict into something positive — an opportunity to grow. Here are four strategies you can use to learn how.

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  • Swedish cancer specialists achieve cellular therapy milestone

    Swedish cancer specialists achieve cellular therapy milestone

    Swedish recently hit the 100-patient milestone for Cellular therapy. Learn what the accomplishment means for cancer patients in the region.

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  • Watch video: Recognition for Swedish ECMO program's commitment to excellence

    Watch video: Recognition for Swedish ECMO program's commitment to excellence

    Swedish’s program has received certification from DNV, a national healthcare certification and accreditation organization.

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  • New research evaluates the safety of transplants from organ donors that tested positive for SARS-CoV-2

    New research evaluates the safety of transplants from organ donors that tested positive for SARS-CoV-2

    Evidence outlined in a new research publication co-authored by Dr. Jason Goldman of Providence Swedish could help respond to the shortage of donated organs during COVID-19.

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  • Watch video: Do you struggle with distracting thoughts?

    Watch video: Do you struggle with distracting thoughts?

    A Swedish behavioral health expert offers advice for when we are overwhelmed by negative or distressing thoughts.

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  • Every drop counts. January is National Blood Donor Month

    Every drop counts. January is National Blood Donor Month

    A Swedish expert explains the importance of blood donations and the real-life consequences for many patients when blood supplies run dangerously low.

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  • What you need to know about the "kraken" subvariant

    What you need to know about the "kraken" subvariant

    A Swedish infection control expert answers questions about the XBB.1.5 COVID variant.

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  • MLK Day 2023: Continuing the work of Dr. King's dream

    MLK Day 2023: Continuing the work of Dr. King's dream

    This year marks the 60th anniversary of Dr. King's monumental "I Have a Dream" speech.

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  • How to spot and treat thyroid disease

    How to spot and treat thyroid disease

    January is Thyroid Awareness Month.

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  • Watch video: The power of positive affirmations

    Watch video: The power of positive affirmations

    A Swedish behavioral health expert on the mood-boosting power of positive self-talk.

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  • 24 hours to better gut health

    24 hours to better gut health

    You can improve the health of your gut microbiome in just one day — here’s how.

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  • You can protect yourself from Cervical Cancer – here’s how

    You can protect yourself from Cervical Cancer – here’s how

    Cervical cancer is preventable, detectable and treatable. Learn how to protect yourself with the HPV vaccine and regular screenings.

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  • Addiction and recovery during pregnancy

    Addiction and recovery during pregnancy

    Women with substance use disorder reflect on challenges they overcame during pregnancy with help from addiction and recovery services at Swedish.

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  • Watch video: Feeling stressed out? Try this relaxation exercise.

    Watch video: Feeling stressed out? Try this relaxation exercise.

    A Swedish expert guides us through an anxiety-reducing exercise called Progressive Muscle Relaxation.

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  • Giving parents-to-be the best possible start

    Giving parents-to-be the best possible start

    We give parents-to-be the tools they need to make the best possible start. Learn how we support you, from prenatal care to hands-on help postpartum.

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  • No New Year’s Resolutions

    No New Year’s Resolutions

    A behavioral health expert at Swedish offers insights into the popularity of New Year’s resolutions and shares tips to increase your success rate.

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  • Watch video: Tap into gratitude with these tips from a Swedish expert

    Watch video: Tap into gratitude with these tips from a Swedish expert

    Try this exercise to help reflect on the positive parts of your day and boost your mood.

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  • Optimism helped her fight cancer — and climb a mountain

    Optimism helped her fight cancer — and climb a mountain

    A year and a half after a stem-cell transplant, Barbara Travers hiked to the top of Mount St. Helens, helping to raise nearly $50,000 for women with cancer.

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  • Watch video: Breathe. A Swedish expert shares some mindfulness guidance

    Watch video: Breathe. A Swedish expert shares some mindfulness guidance

    These deep breathing techniques can help us manage stress and anxiety.

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  • What is atypical anorexia?

    What is atypical anorexia?

    Symptoms and health risks of atypical anorexia are similar to anorexia nervosa, though patients may be at normal weight or even overweight. A behavioral health expert at Swedish outlines how.

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  • 5 ways to maintain a healthy mindset about holiday food

    5 ways to maintain a healthy mindset about holiday food

    Concerned about eating healthfully during the holiday season? Here are our five ways to maintain a healthy mindset that allows you to enjoy holiday food.

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  • Proactive tips for coping with holiday stress

    Proactive tips for coping with holiday stress

    Holiday stress can be unavoidable. Learn how to strengthen your mental health during the holidays.

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  • U.S. News & World Report names Swedish Issaquah among best U.S. maternity hospitals

    U.S. News & World Report names Swedish Issaquah among best U.S. maternity hospitals

    Rankings in the annual survey are based on a host of key quality and safety measures.

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  • Watch video: don't sleep on the importance of a bedtime routine

    Watch video: don't sleep on the importance of a bedtime routine

    Proper, restful sleep is one of the best gifts we can give ourselves.

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  • It's National Influenza Vaccination Week

    It's National Influenza Vaccination Week

    Get your shot and fight the flu!

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  • It's National Handwashing Awareness Week. Clean hands save lives

    It's National Handwashing Awareness Week. Clean hands save lives

    National Handwashing Awareness Week is December 1 through 7. Flu and other respiratory viruses are spreading, so let's reinforce the importance of handwashing.

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  • RSV isn't just a cold

    RSV isn't just a cold

    A Swedish expert offers advice on symptoms, treatment and more.

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  • ER, urgent care or your doctor's office? Know where to go and when

    ER, urgent care or your doctor's office? Know where to go and when

    When an illness or injury is sudden, it can be hard to know the right place to seek treatment. Learn more about your options for care.

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  • Improved quality of life for patients with essential tremor

    Improved quality of life for patients with essential tremor

    If you are living with essential tremor, Swedish movement disorder specialists offer customized treatment to get you back to the activities you love.

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  • Do you know how hospice and palliative care can support you?

    Do you know how hospice and palliative care can support you?

    Hospice and palliative care supports quality of life patients with serious illnesses. Hear from a Swedish provider who has dedicated her career to it.

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  • Support during a stroke: A Swedish caregiver shares their story

    Support during a stroke: A Swedish caregiver shares their story

    If a loved one has a stroke, what will your role as a caregiver be? A Swedish employee shares what happened when her partner needed emergency stroke care.

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  • Raising awareness to prevent Type 2 diabetes

    Raising awareness to prevent Type 2 diabetes

    A Certified Diabetes Educator from Swedish answers frequently asked questions and shares strategies to prevent this serious chronic illness.

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  • Don’t let GERD hijack your holidays

    Don’t let GERD hijack your holidays

    Holiday meals are delicious, but they can trigger acid reflux and GERD. Find out how to navigate them so GERD doesn’t get in the way of your holiday fun.

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  • Great American Smokeout is November 17

    Great American Smokeout is November 17

    November 17 is the Great American Smokeout, an event that challenges smokers to quit for the day and take the first step towards a tobacco-free life.

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  • A Giving Garden grows in Issaquah

    A Giving Garden grows in Issaquah

    Swedish Issaquah caregivers turn an outdoor space into a thriving garden and donate the crops to a local food bank.

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  • On Veterans Day, honoring those who have served

    On Veterans Day, honoring those who have served

    Scores of Swedish caregivers have served in the U.S. Armed Forces.

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  • Swedish's outstanding specialty care and patient experience recognized in this year’s Healthgrades awards

    Swedish's outstanding specialty care and patient experience recognized in this year’s Healthgrades awards

    Awards for Swedish Cherry Hill, First Hill and Issaquah include seven five-star ratings.

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  • A Brighter Future for Our Smallest Babies

    A Brighter Future for Our Smallest Babies

    The Small Baby Unit provides highly skilled and specialized care for extremely preterm infants born before 28 weeks.

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  • Beating melanoma with innovative treatment

    Beating melanoma with innovative treatment

    A patient with advanced skin cancer shares how innovative treatment at Swedish Cancer Institute helped him beat the odds.

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  • Closing out LGBTQ+ History Month with coming out inspiration

    Closing out LGBTQ+ History Month with coming out inspiration

    A Swedish caregiver shares their story of finding love, acceptance and community.

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  • Care for the body, mind and spirit

    Care for the body, mind and spirit

    A team of 23 chaplains serves Swedish and is available to help provide spiritual support for every patient. Learn more.

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  • Say boo to the flu! Get your flu shot and COVID booster today

    Say boo to the flu! Get your flu shot and COVID booster today

    The CDC recommends that everyone six months and older get a flu vaccine by the end of October.

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  • Understanding the effects of domestic violence

    Understanding the effects of domestic violence

    A behavioral health expert from Swedish shares insights and strategies to help identify and address domestic violence and its impact on your health.

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  • Six things you should know about the new COVID boosters

    Six things you should know about the new COVID boosters

    A Swedish expert answers some key questions about the new COVID-19 vaccine boosters.

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  • Seattle Met announces Top Doctors 2022

    Seattle Met announces Top Doctors 2022

    This year's list includes practitioners from some 35 areas of specialty.

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  • For Breast Cancer Awareness Month, breast health tips from a Swedish expert

    For Breast Cancer Awareness Month, breast health tips from a Swedish expert

    Learn more about the latest advancements in breast cancer care, including screenings and treatments.

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  • Do you know how a midwife can help you?

    Do you know how a midwife can help you?

    Learn more about how midwives at Swedish provide unique patient-centered care to parents and their newborns.

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  • Listen up! October is National Protect Your Hearing Month

    Listen up! October is National Protect Your Hearing Month

    Some 40 million American have noise-induced hearing loss. Swedish experts offer advice to protect our hearing. Learn more.

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  • A Life Worth Living: Suicide Awareness and Prevention

    A Life Worth Living: Suicide Awareness and Prevention

    Yours is a life worth living. Learn the signs and risk factors of suicide and proactive steps you can take for yourself or a loved one.

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  • For one Swedish nurse, an advanced degree provides an opportunity to expand LGBTQIA+ care

    For one Swedish nurse, an advanced degree provides an opportunity to expand LGBTQIA+ care

    With a Doctorate in the Practice of Nursing, Swedish Orthopedic Institute RN Cy Soliman will focus on gender-affirming care.

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  • Fighting cancer with clinical research

    Fighting cancer with clinical research

    Learn how clinical research at Swedish helps fight blood cancers in patients locally, across the U.S., and worldwide

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  • Don't have another. Alcohol consumption can raise atrial fibrillation risk

    Don't have another. Alcohol consumption can raise atrial fibrillation risk

    A Swedish expert discusses the relationship between Afib and increased alcohol consumption.

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  • Under the weather? Tips to help you figure out if it's the flu or a cold.

    Under the weather? Tips to help you figure out if it's the flu or a cold.

    Whether you’re battling the common cold or fighting the flu, it’s important to know how to feel better at home, and to see a provider.

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  • For Mental Health Awareness Week, a roundup of resources and information

    For Mental Health Awareness Week, a roundup of resources and information

    Learn more about mental health, how it affects your overall well-being and ways to address any issues and find help.

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  • A dose of hope for Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month

    A dose of hope for Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month

    It's Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month. Learn more about screenings, early detection and prevention

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  • Hope Is on the Horizon During Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

    Hope Is on the Horizon During Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

    You deserve to know if you have a high risk of ovarian cancer. Find out how the Swedish Cancer Institute is advancing genetic testing and early detection.

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  • Explore Your Options for Non-invasive Pain Relief

    Explore Your Options for Non-invasive Pain Relief

    If you’re dealing with chronic pain, Swedish Pain Services offers non-invasive treatments and strategies to get you back on track.

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  • What to know about over-the-counter hearing aids

    What to know about over-the-counter hearing aids

    The FDA has issued a new ruling on OTC hearing aids. A Swedish expert has advice to help you make the right choices.

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  • Overcoming the Discomfort of Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)

    Overcoming the Discomfort of Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)

    Irritable bowel disease (IBD) can cause pain, discomfort, and growth delays. Learn about the symptoms and treatments available.

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  • Meet the 2022 Swedish Doula Diversity Scholarship recipients

    Meet the 2022 Swedish Doula Diversity Scholarship recipients

    Swedish proudly offers an annual Doula Diversity Scholarship in an effort to aid the professional development of more doulas of color, LGBTQ doulas and doulas from underrepresented groups. Learn more.

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  • Providence Swedish earns 16 national awards for environmental sustainability

    Providence Swedish earns 16 national awards for environmental sustainability

    Learn about our 2023 Practice Greenhealth recognitions.

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  • Swedish campuses awarded 'A' hospital safety grade

    Swedish campuses awarded 'A' hospital safety grade

    Four Swedish campuses earn highest distinction from patient safety organization.

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  • Swedish hosts inaugural Healthy Aging Summit

    Swedish hosts inaugural Healthy Aging Summit

    The community event brought together Swedish experts and local artists who shared best practices for aging well physically, emotionally and mentally.

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  • Our new Women’s Wellness & Specialty GYN Services, First Hill, meets a need for specialized care

    Our new Women’s Wellness & Specialty GYN Services, First Hill, meets a need for specialized care

    Learn how generous donors are helping Swedish expand women’s health services in the Seattle area and respond to the increasing demand for menopause care.

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  • Newsweek ranks Swedish among best U.S. maternity hospitals

    Newsweek ranks Swedish among best U.S. maternity hospitals

    Providence Swedish's First Hill and Issaquah campuses received the highest-possible rating in the 2023 survey.

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  • Swedish's James Porter, M.D., recognized for achievements in robotic surgery

    Swedish's James Porter, M.D., recognized for achievements in robotic surgery

    Swedish First Hill medical director for robotic surgery received this year's Menon Award at the North American Robotic Urology Symposium.

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  • Swedish Cancer Institute Issaquah expands to meet growing cancer care need

    Swedish Cancer Institute Issaquah expands to meet growing cancer care need

    The newly renovated space at SCI expands capacity and focuses on patient comfort and convenience.

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  • Providence Swedish opens new primary care clinic in Redmond Ridge

    Providence Swedish opens new primary care clinic in Redmond Ridge

    The new clinic addresses the growing community's need for primary care and is near Providence Swedish's Redmond Campus, which houses emergency and specialty services.

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  • Swedish partnership with Ballard High School provides accessible health care for Seattle teens

    Swedish partnership with Ballard High School provides accessible health care for Seattle teens

    Swedish's Ballard Teen Health Center celebrated its 20th anniversary last December.

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  • Elizabeth Wako, M.D., named interim president and CEO of Swedish Health Services

    Elizabeth Wako, M.D., named interim president and CEO of Swedish Health Services

    Dr. Wako is a proven executive with 30 years of experience in health care.

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  • Visitor policy

    Visitor policy

    Our updated visitor policy and masking guidelines

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  • Providence Swedish caregivers celebrate Tết at Seattle health fair

    Providence Swedish caregivers celebrate Tết at Seattle health fair

    Providence Swedish caregivers supported the Jan. 14 event with a health fair and services supporting renewal, health and wellness.

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  • New research evaluates the safety of transplants from organ donors who recently test positive for SARS-CoV-2

    New research evaluates the safety of transplants from organ donors who recently test positive for SARS-CoV-2

    Findings show that most organs from COVID-positive donors can be used with excellent short-term outcomes.

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    Watch video: Dr. Arooj Simmonds

    Meet Providence Swedish Chief Medical Officer Arooj Simmonds, M.D.

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    Watch video: Adele L.

    Meet Adele, who works in environmental services at Providence Swedish.

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    Watch video: Desna M.

    Meet Desna, a registered nurse on our post anesthesia care unit.

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    Watch video: Dr. Kevin Wang

    Meet Kevin Wang, M.D., medical director of our LGBTQI+ program.

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    Watch video: Pinky H.

    Meet Pinky, who works in community health investment and partnerships.

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    Watch video: Rebecca T.

    Meet Rebecca, a registered nurse on our labor and delivery unit.

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    Watch video: Zeru M.

    Meet Zeru, a certified nursing assistant at Providence Swedish.

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