Latest Content

Welcome to our Blog. We hope you find something interesting to read, watch and share.

  • Five tips for holiday eating

    Five tips for holiday eating

    Learn five ways you can maintain healthy eating habits throughout the holiday season.

    Read Article
  • High blood pressure medicine and FDA recalls

    High blood pressure medicine and FDA recalls

    Learn more about the multiple batches of certain high blood pressure prescription medications that have been recalled by the FDA.

    Read Article
  • Emotional Healing After Cancer

    Emotional Healing After Cancer

    There is a lot wrapped into the word “survivor”, when related to cancer. Our Swedish Cancer Institute survivorship team helps you begin to navigate it all here.

    Read Article
  • Spotlight: Acupuncture for Cancer Patients

    Spotlight: Acupuncture for Cancer Patients

    Medical acupuncture is an effective way to help manage pain for cancer patients. Learn more about Dr. Rudolf, and the Swedish Pain Services team.

    Read Article
  • ×

    Get health tips in your inbox

    Zip or Postal Code
    Thank you for subscribing
    Error - something went wrong!
  • Healing Music Playlist | On-demand healing music at your fingertips!

    Healing Music Playlist | On-demand healing music at your fingertips!

    Creating & listening to music playlists is fun, but did you know it can be therapeutic? Here are some tips from a Board-Certified music therapist, to help fight cancer by finding just the right mix.

    Read Article
  • Building Community Partnership: Northwest Hope & Healing

    Building Community Partnership: Northwest Hope & Healing

    Giving the Gift of Hope: Having cancer is hard enough. Paying for everyday basics shouldn't be.

    Read Article
  • Help Navigating Finances when Dealing with Cancer

    Help Navigating Finances when Dealing with Cancer

    A new comprehensive financial resource is available from the Swedish Cancer Institute to help cancer patients with questions. Read more about it here.

    Read Article
  • Spotlight: Dr. Krish Patel, Hematologist

    Spotlight: Dr. Krish Patel, Hematologist

    It’s important to feel comfortable asking your doctor questions, and sharing about yourself. One of our Swedish oncologists took some time to share a little bit about himself.

    Read Article
  • Evaluation of Biomarkers in Breast Cancer Survivors: “Surviving through Breast Cancer (VIBE)”

    Evaluation of Biomarkers in Breast Cancer Survivors: “Surviving through Breast Cancer (VIBE)”

    Read Article
  • Flu shot myths

    Flu shot myths

    No one wants the flu, so why doesn’t everyone get the vaccine? Get the facts behind the most common flu shot myths.

    Read Article
  • Fall Recipe: Apple Pumpkin Shake

    Fall Recipe: Apple Pumpkin Shake

    Our Swedish Cancer Institute dietitians are in on the Fall food fun, and have provided a pumpkin recipe for your enjoyment.

    Read Article
  • Getting to know the Swedish Hereditary Cancer Clinic

    Getting to know the Swedish Hereditary Cancer Clinic

    An interview with a gene detective. What you should know about genetic counseling and testing when impacted by cancer.

    Read Article
  • Diet series: Comparing low-carb diets Paleo vs. Whole 30

    Diet series: Comparing low-carb diets Paleo vs. Whole 30

    Understanding all the diet plan options available can be overwhelming. Learn more about these two low-carb diets.

    Read Article
  • Neurofibromatosis: The most common genetic disorder

    Neurofibromatosis: The most common genetic disorder

    NF causes tumors to form along the nerves affecting the nervous system and many other parts of the body. Learn who’s at risk.

    Read Article
  • How to talk to your child about vaping

    How to talk to your child about vaping

    Vaping has gained popularity among youth. Learn about the effects of vaping and how to talk to your child about its dangers.

    Read Article
  • Breast cancer prevention: The good news

    Breast cancer prevention: The good news

    Breast cancer prevention starts with knowing your risk. Routine mammography screening and self-breast exams are key components of every woman’s health, regardless of risk.

    Read Article
  • Quick guide: Prevent & reverse artery plaque buildup

    Quick guide: Prevent & reverse artery plaque buildup

    Learn how to prevent hypertension and heart attacks.

    Read Article
  • Exercise after delivery: How to avoid injury

    Exercise after delivery: How to avoid injury

    Osteitis pubis can cause groin pain during pregnancy and after birth. Listen to your body and take your time getting back to exercise.

    Read Article
  • Heart disease and stroke prevention: It starts with knowing the risks

    Heart disease and stroke prevention: It starts with knowing the risks

    World Heart Day and World Stroke Day help build awareness about the benefits of healthy lifestyle choices and how you can reduce your risk of disease.

    Read Article
  • Is it sleep deprivation or sleep deficiency?

    Is it sleep deprivation or sleep deficiency?

    Find out if you're just sleepy or if you have the signs of a sleep disorder.

    Read Article
  • Gynecological surgery FAQs, part 2: Robotic surgery

    Gynecological surgery FAQs, part 2: Robotic surgery

    Learn more about your options so you can make an informed decision.

    Read Article
  • Promoting resilience in young children: Five tips for parents

    Promoting resilience in young children: Five tips for parents

    Find out how to improve emotional well-being for children and prevent mental health disorders before they begin.

    Read Article
  • Coping with grief

    Coping with grief

    Grief is a natural reaction to loss. Swedish Psychiatrist, Dr. Alicia Jorgenson, provides tips for living after experiencing loss.

    Read Article
  • Living with multiple sclerosis

    Living with multiple sclerosis

    The challenges of multiple sclerosis don’t have to keep you from the things you enjoy. Learn five tips to help you live an active, healthy life.

    Read Article
  • Sports medicine series with Dr. Cahill: Breathing issues and sports

    Sports medicine series with Dr. Cahill: Breathing issues and sports

    Learn more about seven health conditions that may cause shortness of breath and other breathing issues during sports or exercise.

    Read Article
  • Q&A on understanding vertigo

    Q&A on understanding vertigo

    Get answers to your questions about vertigo and balance issues from a Swedish audiologist.

    Read Article
  • Signs and symptoms of multiple sclerosis

    Signs and symptoms of multiple sclerosis

    Actress Selma Blair’s multiple sclerosis diagnosis shines a spotlight on MS, its symptoms, and how they can be misdiagnosed for years. Learn more about symptoms to be aware of.

    Read Article
  • Pregnancy and marijuana use

    Pregnancy and marijuana use

    More women are using marijuana during pregnancy than in the past. Is it safe or does it pose avoidable health risks?

    Read Article
  • Overcoming three common breastfeeding challenges

    Overcoming three common breastfeeding challenges

    No matter how well prepared you are, breastfeeding is a skill that requires effort, patience and a whole lot of trial and error.

    Read Article
  • Lowering your blood pressure – beyond diet and exercise

    Lowering your blood pressure – beyond diet and exercise

    Other than a healthy diet and exercise, find out how to lower your blood pressure at any age.

    Read Article
  • Swedish launches first-ever hospital-based postpartum doula services

    Swedish launches first-ever hospital-based postpartum doula services

    Unique program offers in-home care after your baby’s arrival to help create a strong foundation for your growing family.

    Read Article
  • Sports Medicine Series with Dr. Cahill: The Tie Between Diet and Sports

    Sports Medicine Series with Dr. Cahill: The Tie Between Diet and Sports

    A nutritious diet helps you perform at your best and gives you the energy for an active, healthy life.

    Read Article
  • Gynecological surgery FAQs, part I: Laparoscopy

    Gynecological surgery FAQs, part I: Laparoscopy

    Understand your choices when it comes to gynecological surgery. Check out this three-part series of FAQs, starting with laparoscopy.

    Read Article
  • The benefits of a colorful plate and how to construct one

    The benefits of a colorful plate and how to construct one

    Eating a variety of colorful foods can provide a balance of essential nutrients, save you money and even help the environment. Learn about the benefits of a colorful plate.

    Read Article
  • Types of vertigo

    Types of vertigo

    Vertigo makes you feel like the world is spinning around you and out of balance. Learn about the types and treatments.

    Read Article
  • Regenerative medicine offers promise for patients

    Regenerative medicine offers promise for patients

    Swedish is a leading health system offering regenerative medical treatements and cell therapies as a means to treat joint, ligament and cartliage and tendon pain

    Read Article
  •  Internet addictions and mental health: Tools and considerations for parents

    Internet addictions and mental health: Tools and considerations for parents

    Identify problematic internet usage and its correlation to mental health considerations in children and teens.

    Read Article
  • Understanding chronic fatigue syndrome

    Understanding chronic fatigue syndrome

    Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is extreme exhaustion that affects your daily life. Learn more about its signs, diagnosis and treatment.

    Read Article
  • Water sport safety

    Water sport safety

    Personal flotation devices save lives. Swedish Chief of Pediatrics, Dr. Elizabeth Meade, offers tips to protect yourself in the water.

    Read Article
  • Five things your nurse wants you to know

    Five things your nurse wants you to know

    Nurses are found in every area of healthcare, tending to patients and helping them achieve their best health. Learn what they’d like to tell you.

    Read Article
  • Do pregnancy complications indicate future heart disease?

    Do pregnancy complications indicate future heart disease?

    Research shows that pregnancy complications may indicate risk of heart disease in the future. Learn more at Swedish.org.

    Read Article
  • Hormones for hot flashes: Should you consider them?

    Hormones for hot flashes: Should you consider them?

    Can hormone replacement therapy help manage menopause symptoms?

    Read Article
  • Talking to teens about stress

    Talking to teens about stress

    Eight simple ways to start the conversation.

    Read Article
  • Three ways sleep affects your blood sugar levels

    Three ways sleep affects your blood sugar levels

    Learn how your nightly sleep routine affects your blood sugar levels and overall health. Get tips from the experts at Swedish.

    Read Article
  • Eating Disorders

    Eating Disorders

    Eating disorders (ED), as the name suggests, are characterized by a difficult relationship with food and feeding behaviors.

    Read Article
  • Is minimally invasive hip replacement surgery right for you?

    Is minimally invasive hip replacement surgery right for you?

    Minimally invasive hip replacement surgery at Swedish can relieve your pain and improve your quality of life. Learn more.

    Read Article
  • Online Media and Your Health

    Online Media and Your Health

    Social media, podcasts and streaming media services and online gaming are wonderful tools to stay in touch, keep informed and entertained. However, for some it becomes a significant distraction.

    Read Article
  • Understanding situational depression

    Understanding situational depression

    Situational depression follows a major tragedy or life event that reduces your ability to cope. Learn more from the Swedish experts.

    Read Article
  • Staying safe and healthy during wildfire season

    Staying safe and healthy during wildfire season

    Swedish Chief of Pediatrics, Dr. Elizabeth Meade, provides tips on how to protect your health amidst smoky skies.

    Read Article
  • Side effects of excess vitamin D

    Side effects of excess vitamin D

    Taking too much vitamin D can cause rare but serious health issues and damage your continued wellbeing. Learn more.

    Read Article
  • Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder or Low Libido

    Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder or Low Libido

    Treating hypoactive sexual desire or low libido

    Read Article
  • Spotlight: Music Therapy at Swedish Cancer Institute

    Spotlight: Music Therapy at Swedish Cancer Institute

    Our very own music therapist, Betsy Hartman, shares her knowledge and experience on the positive benefits of using music therapy as part of the psychosocial oncology care.

    Read Article
  • Knee replacement surgery – when is it time to say yes?

    Knee replacement surgery – when is it time to say yes?

    The experts at Swedish can help you decide when it’s time to schedule your knee replacement surgery. Learn more.

    Read Article
  • Recognize the subtle signs of depression

    Recognize the subtle signs of depression

    Learn more from Swedish about the subtle signs of depression, like changes in personality, appetite, and sleep patterns.

    Read Article
  • Are you allergic or intolerant to certain foods?

    Are you allergic or intolerant to certain foods?

    Find out how to tell the difference.

    Read Article
  • Nurses week profile: Margo Bykonen, Chief Nursing Officer

    Nurses week profile: Margo Bykonen, Chief Nursing Officer

    Learn how she has spent her career helping people and her community.

    Read Article
  • After Cancer Treatment Surveillance: Lymphedema

    After Cancer Treatment Surveillance: Lymphedema

    Lymphedema is swelling that occurs in the arms or legs and can be caused by surgery, radiation therapy or by injury or infection.

    Read Article
  • Green Goddess Buddha Bowl

    Green Goddess Buddha Bowl

    Eating healthy can be tasty! Buddha Bowl: a light, healthy and delicious meal comprised of a whole grain, lots of vegetables, protein of your choice and to top it off, a flavorful sauce.

    Read Article
  • Coping with Anxiety during Treatment

    Coping with Anxiety during Treatment

    Cancer diagnosis can cause overwhelming emotional stress and anxiety, but no one has to it cope with it alone.

    Read Article
  • Cancer Survivorship Clinic

    Cancer Survivorship Clinic

    Our very own Survivorship clinic nurse practitioner explains the importance of visiting the survivorship clinic and/or attending free survivorship classes at Swedish.

    Read Article
  • loading
    Loading More...