Latest Content

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

  • Tips for healthy living through and beyond menopause

    Tips for healthy living through and beyond menopause

    Menopause often brings new symptoms and concerns to women in their middle years. Here are some wellness tips to keep you comfortable and healthy during ‘the change.’

    Read Article
  • Sex after baby

    Sex after baby

    How sex will be different after having a baby.

    Read Article
  • Avoid allergy triggers; improve allergy symptoms

    The truth is, environmental allergies can happen any time of year and can be due to both indoor and outdoor allergens, or triggers. But many people have their worst symptoms at this time of year, and

    Read Article
  • Trust your gut: Learn more about IBS

    Trust your gut: Learn more about IBS

    The symptoms of IBS can be misleading, so it's important to understand what this digestive disorder is all about.

    Read Article
  • ×

    Get health tips in your inbox

    Zip or Postal Code
    Thank you for subscribing
    Error - something went wrong!
  • 50 and fabulously healthy: wellness tips for women

    50 and fabulously healthy: wellness tips for women

    Stay vital and energized by following our checklist

    Read Article
  • Healthiest Spring Produce

    Healthiest Spring Produce

    Great picks for springtime seasonal fruits and veggies

    Read Article
  • How to keep your kids active during spring break

    How to keep your kids active during spring break

    Tips to get kids off the couch, away from screens, and on the path to healthy living.

    Read Article
  • The allergic salute and how to put it behind you

    The allergic salute and how to put it behind you

    If you find yourself or your children constantly reaching for a tissue to wipe a runny rose, how can you tell whether an allergy or a cold is the cause?

    Read Article
  • How to eat right for two

    How to eat right for two

    Learn what types of foods will most benefit you and your baby during pregnancy.

    Read Article
  • How to put a stop to strep in your family

    How to put a stop to strep in your family

    Take these basic precautionary measures to prevent streptococcal bacterial infection from spreading.

    Read Article
  • Is elderberry the tool you need to fight the common cold?

    Is elderberry the tool you need to fight the common cold?

    Learn more about this popular ingredient in over-the-counter cold treatments.

    Read Article
  • A pediatrician speaks: 7 tips to ease a child's fears about checkups

    A pediatrician speaks: 7 tips to ease a child's fears about checkups

    The doctor’s office doesn’t have to seem so frightening if parents take some simple steps before and during appointments.

    Read Article
  • There's nothing dreamy about atherosclerosis

    There's nothing dreamy about atherosclerosis

    You have heard a lot of good advice about how to take care of your heart, but this may be a new one: Make sure you're getting seven hours or more sleep each day.

    Read Article
  • Advances in the treatment of essential tremor

    Advances in the treatment of essential tremor

    Guided focus ultrasound technology is a promising, non-invasive treatment to mitigate essential tremor

    Read Article
  • Red meat linked again to heart disease risk

    Red meat linked again to heart disease risk

    Research has found that people who eat red meat produce more of a chemical byproduct called TMAO which has been linked to heart disease.

    Read Article
  • Wellness at Work: How to avoid compassion fatigue and caregiver burnout

    Wellness at Work: How to avoid compassion fatigue and caregiver burnout

    Occupational wellness can be a unique challenge for caregivers. How can we best take care of ourselves while caring for others is our job?

    Read Article
  • Judge for yourself: RBG's workout is fabulous

    Judge for yourself: RBG's workout is fabulous

    Read Article
  • Get on your feet: Learn about rapid recovery joint replacement

    Get on your feet: Learn about rapid recovery joint replacement

    Advances in joint replacement have many patients up and walking the same day as surgery.

    Read Article
  • Top 10 foot problems that send people to the podiatrist

    Top 10 foot problems that send people to the podiatrist

    Healthy feet and expert foot care are an essential part of mobility and wellness.

    Read Article
  • Advances and updates in the treatment of Parkinson’s disease

    Advances and updates in the treatment of Parkinson’s disease

    New medication and therapies are being developed to mitigate tremors and permanent immobility caused by Parkinson’s disease.

    Read Article
  • Seasonal affective disorder

    Seasonal affective disorder

    It’s normal to experience a change in mood during the winter. Recognizing the signs is an important first step in treatment.

    Read Article
  • Preparing for marathons and half-marathons

    Preparing for marathons and half-marathons

    As long as you start planning well in advance, your road to running a marathon or half-marathon should be nice and smooth.

    Read Article
  • Adjusting lifestyle to fatty liver disease

    Adjusting lifestyle to fatty liver disease

    In the United States, nonalcoholic fatty liver disease is the most common form of chronic liver disease, and the number of people diagnosed each year is steadily increasing.

    Read Article
  • Are you a candidate for weight-loss surgery?

    Are you a candidate for weight-loss surgery?

    Learn more about the long-term weight management benefits of bariatric surgery.

    Read Article
  • Chief of Pediatrics explains how to stick to your resolutions

    Chief of Pediatrics explains how to stick to your resolutions

    Read Article
  • Atrial Fibrillation Awareness

    Atrial Fibrillation Awareness

    Atrial fibrillation (Afib) is a leading cause of stroke and can ultimately result in heart failure if left untreated.

    Read Article
  •  Swedish research at the forefront of new advances in heart health

    Swedish research at the forefront of new advances in heart health

    A recent clinical trial finds promising results for treating leaking heart valve in certain patients.

    Read Article
  • How to pack for a healthy trip

    How to pack for a healthy trip

    Having a happy trip is often a matter of preparation. By planning ahead, you can pack most of what you’re likely to need to stay healthy abroad.

    Read Article
  • Why you should be reading your skin care labels

    Why you should be reading your skin care labels

    Understanding how to read a skin care product label will provide you with the intel you need to make informed decisions about what you put in and on your body’s largest organ.

    Read Article
  • Don’t sleep on community-acquired pneumonia

    Don’t sleep on community-acquired pneumonia

    Community-acquired pneumonia can strike quickly. Seek medical care immediately if you experience symptoms.

    Read Article
  • HPV and Cancer

    HPV and Cancer

    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.

    Read Article
  • Talking with your children about cancer

    Talking with your children about cancer

    Cancer affects the entire family, and telling your children you have cancer is not easy. We are here to help.

    Read Article
  • The making of a survivor: Give healing the space it needs

    The making of a survivor: Give healing the space it needs

    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.

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

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

    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 electrolyt

    Read Article
  • Why I volunteer – Swedish Cancer Institute spotlight

    Why I volunteer – Swedish Cancer Institute spotlight

    A Cancer Education Center volunteer shares why she chooses to volunteer.

    Read Article
  • Cervical cancer is preventable, with regular screenings

    Cervical cancer is preventable, with regular screenings

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

    Read Article
  • New year, new approach to weight loss

    New year, new approach to weight loss

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

    Read Article
  • 3 ways to avoid triggering the post-holiday blues

    3 ways to avoid triggering the post-holiday blues

    You know the feeling. It starts after all the presents have been opened, the good times ended and the tasty leftovers finished.

    Read Article
  • How to make New Year's resolutions your new reality

    How to make New Year's resolutions your new reality

    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.

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

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

    Read Article
  • Best of the Swedish Blog 2018

    Best of the Swedish Blog 2018

    We've gathered some of the best insights shared with you on the Swedish blog during the past year.

    Read Article
  • 8 Tips for Keeping Your Healthy New Year's Resolutions

    8 Tips for Keeping Your Healthy New Year's Resolutions

    The start of a new year is the perfect time to set goals for a healthier you. As we ring in 2019 together, let's set ourselves up for success by following these eight tips for a happier, healthier...

    Read Article
  • Ouch! What can help your aching back?

    Ouch! What can help your aching back?

    Swedish Pain Services’ physical therapist Dr. Tim Zepelak , DPT discusses spine pain: the causes behind it, how to prevent it, and why physical therapy might help.

    Read Article
  • How to host a healthy holiday

    How to host a healthy holiday

    Here’s how to host a healthy holiday get-together without overindulging.

    Read Article
  • Why you need heart-smart breast cancer treatment

    Why you need heart-smart breast cancer treatment

    Swedish Cancer Institute offers an innovative technique that protects the heart during radiation.

    Read Article
  • Prepping for Ski and Snowboard Season

    Prepping for Ski and Snowboard Season

    It’s time to get ready for the ski and snowboard season. I love this time of year and there is nothing worse than having your day on the slopes cut short by injury.

    Read Article
  • Tips for managing the holiday blues

    Tips for managing the holiday blues

    Over the holidays, expectations may collide with reality. Take care of yourself.

    Read Article
  • What can you do about varicose veins?

    What can you do about varicose veins?

    Swedish vascular surgeon Dr. Kira Long offers insights on varicose and spider veins: what they are, who is at risk, and what to do about them.

    Read Article
  • How palliative care helps the critically ill

    How palliative care helps the critically ill

    Serious illness brings serious complications. Procedures, medications, therapy, advance directives, caregiving decisions and all the big and small changes to everyday life—they can be overwhelming...

    Read Article
  • Concussions can have a long-term impact on kids

    Concussions can have a long-term impact on kids

    In recent years, there has been a growing awareness of the dangers caused by concussions, especially for children. Now, according to a new study, those consequences may be even more serious than...

    Read Article
  • 8 ways to ensure a GERD-free holiday feast

    8 ways to ensure a GERD-free holiday feast

    If you eat smart (and chew gum!), it can help you avoid post-meal acid reflux.

    Read Article
  • Regenerative Medicine - Using your body's own resources to heal itself

    Regenerative Medicine - Using your body's own resources to heal itself

    Regenerative medicine harnesses the body’s own healing powers to stimulate and enhance a natural healing process.

    Read Article
  • How to be ensure your best health while at college

    Colleges are in session and students are back on campus,which often means living away from home for the first time. It is a really exciting time in the life of a young person and also presents...

    Read Article
  • If you have diabetes, do you need weight loss surgery?

    If you have diabetes, do you need weight loss surgery?

    Bariatric procedures may be helpful for certain people with type 2 diabetes.

    Read Article
  • Screening for Colon Cancer: Is there an alternative to a colonoscopy?

    Screening for Colon Cancer: Is there an alternative to a colonoscopy?

    There is an effective alternative to the standard colonoscopy. It is easy to use and requires no special prep or dietary restrictions. Starting at age 50, routine screening for colorectal cancer...

    Read Article
  • Call the midwife: Learn more about why you should consider midwifery care

    Call the midwife: Learn more about why you should consider midwifery care

    For many people, the role of a midwife might seem hazy. Midwives can be present at a birth, but what exactly do they do? Midwifery is actually a highly specialized field, and its practitioners...

    Read Article
  • Great American Smokeout

    Every year on the 3rd Thursday in November smokers across the country participate in the American Cancer Society Great American Smokeout. It is a date to come together and say ‘no’ to tobacco on a...

    Read Article
  • Chief of Pediatrics explains why you should get your flu shot

    The 2017-18 flu season was one of the most deadly in decades - more than 80,000 Americans died last year from the flu, almost 200 of them were children. Every year we see young, healthy people...

    Read Article
  • 6 ways to make time for yourself when you have no time

    6 ways to make time for yourself when you have no time

    Here are six tips to help you make more time for yourself and your health despite a busy schedule.

    Read Article
  • How to be your own health advocate

    How to be your own health advocate

    If you feel like your healthcare is something that is happening to you as opposed to working with you, it’s time for you to become your own health advocate.

    Read Article
  • loading
    Loading More...