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  • Visitor Policy

    Visitor Policy

    All routine visiting is suspended at our hospital campuses until further notice.

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  • It's National Minority Donor Awareness Month

    It's National Minority Donor Awareness Month

    This event highlights the need for organ donations within multicultural communities. Learn more.

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  • COVID-19 research at Swedish

    COVID-19 research at Swedish

    Swedish cancer specialists have developed an international, multicenter study to capture data about COVID-19 treatment typically used in cancer therapy.

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  • The pandemic may increase the risk of PTSD for some

    The pandemic may increase the risk of PTSD for some

    Experts warn the aftermath of COVID-19 could include a rise in the number of people who experience PTSD.

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  • What does It Mean to Heal?

    What does It Mean to Heal?

    The oncology survivorship nurse practitioner and the class facilitator explore the idea of healing and finding ways to support cancer patients exactly where they are in their healing journey.

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  • Is COVID-19 causing strokes in younger people?

    Is COVID-19 causing strokes in younger people?

    Learn about how COVID-19 may be causing strokes in younger people, warning signs to watch for and why you shouldn’t wait to get care.

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  • “To-do” or “To-be,” in the Time of COVID-19

    “To-do” or “To-be,” in the Time of COVID-19

    With the impact of COVID-19, our world has changed, our priorities have shifted and our lives have slowed down.When things do not go as planned, practice leaning into a "to-be" list.

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  • Northwest Hope & Healing Carries Women through Crisis with Unprecedented $50,000 Contribution

    Northwest Hope & Healing Carries Women through Crisis with Unprecedented $50,000 Contribution

    Founded in 2000, Northwest Hope and Healing (NWHH) has provided patients facing breast and gynecological cancers at the Swedish Cancer Institute (SCI) with immediate financial assistance.

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  • Recipe: How to Make Fire Cider

    Recipe: How to Make Fire Cider

    With its garlicky heat and vibrant flavor, fire cider is a traditional tonic that may help to boost the immune system and support your health through various seasons. And it is super simple to make

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  • Cancer Care in the Era of COVID-19 Pandemic

    Cancer Care in the Era of COVID-19 Pandemic

    Cancer patients are at increased risk of COVID-19 infection as per the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines.

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  • Exercise is Medicine for Cancer Survivors. How can You Stay Active during a Pandemic?

    Exercise is Medicine for Cancer Survivors. How can You Stay Active during a Pandemic?

    Exercise is medicine for cancer survivors. Here are tips that you can do it at home during this pandemic.

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  • Integrative Medicine Service: Getting The Benefits of Natural Medicine while Avoiding The Risks

    Integrative Medicine Service: Getting The Benefits of Natural Medicine while Avoiding The Risks

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  • Family fitness at home

    Family fitness at home

    Swedish helps you recognize your child’s activity “type” and offers a list of activities to promote family fitness activities you can do at home.

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  • PBS Segment: How doctors are innovating to treat COVID-19

    PBS Segment: How doctors are innovating to treat COVID-19

    As cases fill hospital beds across many parts of the country, doctors and scientists are coming up with inventive ways to treat the disease, if not to cure it.

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  • There’s help if you lost health insurance

    There’s help if you lost health insurance

    Losing a job and health insurance during the COVID-19 pandemic can be stressful. Find out how to get coverage and support.

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  • Don't delay life-saving cancer screenings

    Don't delay life-saving cancer screenings

    Routine cancer screenings can detect cancer in its early stages – before you begin to develop symptoms. Read why it’s important to stay on top of screenings during COVID.

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  • Protecting your heart is more important than ever during COVID-19

    Protecting your heart is more important than ever during COVID-19

    Your heart deserves the best – especially during COVID-19. Learn why it’s important to see your doctor and how we’re keeping you safe.

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  • Stay up to date with vaccines

    Stay up to date with vaccines

    Vaccines are critical to your health and wellness. Make sure you – and your child – stay up to date with recommended vaccines.

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  • Your safety is our priority

    Your safety is our priority

    It’s safe to get healthcare. Swedish is taking 7 safety steps to keep you healthy and safe during COVID-19. Learn how we’re protecting you.

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  • Childbirth in a pandemic: How hospitals are keeping mothers and babies safe

    Childbirth in a pandemic: How hospitals are keeping mothers and babies safe

    COVID-19 has forced medical centers to adapt to the new reality as mothers worry about their newborns.

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  • Is moral fatigue making you tired?

    Is moral fatigue making you tired?

    Before COVID-19, running errands was less complicated. Now there are a lot of decisions to make and it's exhausting.

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  • Tips for Healthy Aging: A Conversation About Dementia with Dr. Nancy Isenberg

    Tips for Healthy Aging: A Conversation About Dementia with Dr. Nancy Isenberg

    Dementia and Healthy Aging: A Conversation with Dr. Nancy Isenberg

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  • Men's Health Week: It's times like these!

    Men's Health Week: It's times like these!

    Men's health week - staying healthy

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  • A Seattle mom's story: Welcoming a new baby after testing positive for COVID-19

    A Seattle mom's story: Welcoming a new baby after testing positive for COVID-19

    ‘Even with COVID, welcoming a baby is an amazing experience.’

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  • False advertising: This Seattle Covid test center reveals the 'Wild West' of antibody screening

    False advertising: This Seattle Covid test center reveals the 'Wild West' of antibody screening

    Across Seattle, blue yard signs along busy streets advertise walk-in “FDA approved” antibody tests at COVID-19 Test Center.

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  • Remdesivir Research: For Use in Patients with COVID-19

    Remdesivir Research: For Use in Patients with COVID-19

    This study examines the use of Remdesivir in COVID-19 patients.

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  • Washington counties may still have a long way to go before reopening

    Washington counties may still have a long way to go before reopening

    Stubbornly high rates of COVID-19 infection in many major population centers underscore the uneven and local nature of the statewide epidemic

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  • Seattle researchers building ‘biobank’ of patients’ blood to unlock the mysteries of the new coronavirus

    Seattle researchers building ‘biobank’ of patients’ blood to unlock the mysteries of the new coronavirus

    Blood and other biological specimens from COVID-19 patients are helping scientists build a massive “biobank” to examine the virus’s long-term impacts on the human body.

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  • Swedish First Hill Pediatrics and PICU Reopen

    Swedish First Hill Pediatrics and PICU Reopen

    We are pleased to share that Swedish will reopen the Pediatrics unit and PICU at our First Hill campus on Monday, May 18, 2020 at 7 a.m.

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  • Medical treatment at Swedish continues through COVID-19 uncertainty

    Medical treatment at Swedish continues through COVID-19 uncertainty

    While Swedish is working to reschedule routine appointments during the pandemic, they are still encouraging patients to keep their urgent surgeries and procedures on the calendar.

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  • Facebook Live: Q&A – Future of Healthcare

    Facebook Live: Q&A – Future of Healthcare

    What does it take for a healthcare system to recover from COVID-19? Experts discuss these topics and more on the latest Swedish Live Q&A.

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  • Need care? Get care. Washington's hospitals are here.

    Need care? Get care. Washington's hospitals are here.

    Washington's hospitals and clinics are available, safe and ready to help you with all of your medical concerns.

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  • Washington hospitals urge people not to delay care because of COVID-19 concerns

    Washington hospitals urge people not to delay care because of COVID-19 concerns

    Leaders of Washington hospitals say visits to clinics and emergency rooms are way down because people are either afraid they’ll catch COVID-19 or because patients think the system is overrun.

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  • Safety Updates

    Safety Updates

    Your safety is our number one priority. Learn how are keeping our hospitals safe.

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  • Stories: A New Normal

    Stories: A New Normal

    A conversation about COVID-19 and patient safety with Chris Dale, M.D., MPH, Chief Quality Officer, Swedish Health Services.

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  • Pediatricians warn parents to immunize children during pandemic

    Pediatricians warn parents to immunize children during pandemic

    Concerned state officials see vaccination rates drop during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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  • Facebook Live: COVID-19 Q&A – Kids & Pregnancies

    Facebook Live: COVID-19 Q&A – Kids & Pregnancies

    Swedish experts discuss kids and pregnancies during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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  • Mental Health Monday - Don't Delay Care, with Dr. Elizabeth Meade

    Mental Health Monday - Don't Delay Care, with Dr. Elizabeth Meade

    Elizabeth Meade, MD shares her thoughts around mental health and ways to get help.

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  • Signs of a stroke and actions you should take

    Signs of a stroke and actions you should take

    Find out what you can do to minimize the risk of stroke for yourself and your loved ones.

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  • The Ellen Show: Ellen Meets ER Doctor Recovered from COVID-19

    The Ellen Show: Ellen Meets ER Doctor Recovered from COVID-19

    Ellen DeGeneres chats with emergency room physician Dr. Ryan Padgett, who recovered from COVID-19 thanks to experimental treatments at Swedish.

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  • How a Seattle man, hospitalized for 2 months, beat the coronavirus and lived to tell about it

    How a Seattle man, hospitalized for 2 months, beat the coronavirus and lived to tell about it

    Michael Flor battled with coronavirus for 62 days at Swedish Issaquah and recovered.

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  • Insights and advice for managing uncertainty

    Insights and advice for managing uncertainty

    Most pandemics follow the same progression from warning of its existence to recovery. Learn about ways to cope during this time of great change and adversity.

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  • Swedish Edmonds Family Birth Center and NICU Reopen May 6

    Swedish Edmonds Family Birth Center and NICU Reopen May 6

    Because of our community’s collective commitment to staying home and staying healthy, our region is making significant progress in the fight against COVID-19.

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  • Facebook Live: COVID-19 Treatments and Saving Lives

    Facebook Live: COVID-19 Treatments and Saving Lives

    Join Swedish doctors on the front lines for a conversation about how they’re using unconventional methods and treatments to save lives.

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  • How Swedish is managing the COVID-19 crisis

    How Swedish is managing the COVID-19 crisis

    Find out how Swedish Health Services reacted quickly and is continuing to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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  • Don't postpone emergency care during the COVID-19 crisis

    Don't postpone emergency care during the COVID-19 crisis

    When you need care, don't hesitate even during a crisis. You have options. Learn more.

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  • How to properly put on and take off your personal mask

    How to properly put on and take off your personal mask

    Watch as Swedish provider, Dr. Elizabeth Meade, demonstrates proper use of personal protection masks.

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  • Critically ill ER doctor recovers from COVID-19 with help from an experimental drug

    Critically ill ER doctor recovers from COVID-19 with help from an experimental drug

    Dr. Ryan Padgett, one of the first frontline physicians in King County to fall critically ill from COVID-19, recovers with help from an experimental drug.

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  • Supporting patient connection during COVID-19

    Supporting patient connection during COVID-19

    With visits on hold in Washington, providers are finding new ways to help patients connect with family.

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  • Midwives fill a special role before, during and after birth

    Midwives fill a special role before, during and after birth

    Learn how certified nurse midwives at Swedish provide women with medical care, education and support before, during and after their baby is born.

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  • Could blood from coronavirus survivors be a cure?

    Could blood from coronavirus survivors be a cure?

    Seattle area hospitals are trying an experimental treatment: convalescent plasma.

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  • Safe-at-Home Bingo

    Safe-at-Home Bingo

    A fun approach to tips that keep you well while physical distancing.

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  • The importance of spiritual care during COVID-19

    The importance of spiritual care during COVID-19

    Spiritual leaders are finding new ways to support isolated patients during COVID-19.

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  • New analysis lowers COVID-19 death projections for Washington state

    New analysis lowers COVID-19 death projections for Washington state

    A new analysis lowers coronavirus death projections and suggests hospitalizations may have already peaked in Washington State.

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  • The loss—and love—experienced by nurses on the COVID-19 frontlines

    The loss—and love—experienced by nurses on the COVID-19 frontlines

    An interview with a Swedish Issaquah nurse who helped a COVID-19 patient say goodbye to loved ones far away.

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  • COVID-19 impact on pregnancy, delivery, and new parenthood

    COVID-19 impact on pregnancy, delivery, and new parenthood

    How COVID-19 is changing plans for expectant and new parents.

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  • COVID-19 Q&A: Behavioral Health

    COVID-19 Q&A: Behavioral Health

    Swedish leadership discuss how to protect the behavioral health of you and your loved ones while staying home.

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  • Can the flu shot protect you against COVID-19?

    Can the flu shot protect you against COVID-19?

    Does the flu shot protect you from COVID-19? No. Dr. Elizabeth Meade from Swedish sets the record straight.

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  • Swedish Health Services Builds COVID-19 Emergency Response App with help from Microsoft

    Swedish Health Services Builds COVID-19 Emergency Response App with help from Microsoft

    App enables Swedish to track and act on real-time staffing and supply data.

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  • Swedish Campus entry points

    Swedish Campus entry points

    In light of COVID-19, we are taking extra precautions to keep everyone safe including modifying our entrances at our hospital campuses.

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  • Valet service suspended for First Hill, Cherry Hill

    Valet service suspended for First Hill, Cherry Hill

    We are suspending valet service at First Hill and Cherry Hill with the exception of the MS Valet at Cherry Hill, which will remain open for MS patients.

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  • Swedish community response clinics

    Swedish community response clinics

    Swedish remains committed to providing our patients safe and efficient care.

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  • Swedish nurse helps a patient say goodbye to her daughter on FaceTime

    Swedish nurse helps a patient say goodbye to her daughter on FaceTime

    A nurse at Swedish Issaquah hospital took it upon herself ensure a patient was able to say goodbye to her daughter before passing away.

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  • New nutrition facts labels: What you should know

    New nutrition facts labels: What you should know

    Eating a balanced diet just got easier with the help of the newly updated Nutrition Facts label. Find out how these changes are relevant to your diet and nutrition.

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  • Thank you to our heroes

    Thank you to our heroes

    A Doctors' Day thank you from Swedish CEO, Dr. Guy Hudson.

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  • A Thank You From Swedish CEO, Dr. Guy Hudson

    A Thank You From Swedish CEO, Dr. Guy Hudson

    Dr. Hudson shares his sincere gratitude for the actions our communities have taken to tackle the COVID crisis together.

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  • The local community supports Swedish caregivers

    The local community supports Swedish caregivers

    Local businesses are doing what they can to support Swedish caregivers in their response to COVID-19.

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  • Facebook Live: COVID-19 Q&A

    Facebook Live: COVID-19 Q&A

    Swedish leadership answer COVID-19 questions.

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  • What 'shelter in place' means and why it matters

    What 'shelter in place' means and why it matters

    Shelter in place is an important part of what states are doing to lower the number of people who get sick with coronavirus (COVID-19). Learn what that means to you.

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  • Coping with MS as a newly diagnosed young adult

    Coping with MS as a newly diagnosed young adult

    Dr. James Bowen, director of the MS Center at Swedish, offers insight to help you navigate the new landscape of an MS diagnosis.

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  • Swedish brings mobile COVID-19 testing to the homeless and formerly homeless

    Swedish brings mobile COVID-19 testing to the homeless and formerly homeless

    Swedish Medical Center set-up a mobile COVID-19 testing station outside a Plymouth Housing building in downtown Seattle on March 24, 2020.

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  • Preparing for a colonoscopy? Read this first.

    Preparing for a colonoscopy? Read this first.

    March is colorectal cancer prevention month. Get the answers to commonly asked questions about colonoscopies and learn how to prepare for one.

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  • Bring awareness about HIV to those at risk

    Bring awareness about HIV to those at risk

    Being aware of the ongoing problem of HIV and AIDS are reminders to spread hope and offer tips for prevention to all who are at risk.

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  • Building Community Partnership: Chemo Bags of Hope

    Building Community Partnership: Chemo Bags of Hope

    Chemo Bags of Hope is a local organization that spreads hope one bag at a time to patients facing chemotherapy and radiation

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  • Four medications that can affect your memory

    Four medications that can affect your memory

    Some medications can cause forgetfulness and disorientation for senior adults. Learn if your medication is on the list.

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  • Fear and cancer: What’s next after treatment ends?

    Fear and cancer: What’s next after treatment ends?

    The transition from cancer treatment to remission can be an anxious time. Learn how you can control the fear and anxiety

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  • From volunteer to patient: Marjorie's story

    From volunteer to patient: Marjorie's story

    Marjorie Hillson finds herself in an unexpected and meaningful journey from being a volunteer to a new patient at Swedish Cancer Institute

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  • Winter recipe: Coconut curry recipe

    Winter recipe: Coconut curry recipe

    With this cold and rainy weather, this coconut curry will bring comfort with mouth-bursting creamy flavors

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  • Effects of music as medicine during bone marrow biopsy

    Effects of music as medicine during bone marrow biopsy

    A study that uses music as a medical intervention to moderate distress, anxiety, or pain during bone marrow biopsy

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  • Five essential guidelines to control infection

    Five essential guidelines to control infection

    Preventing infection is essential for patients with a weakened immune system in order to heal properly.

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  • CAR-T cell therapy: A promising and innovative treatment

    CAR-T cell therapy: A promising and innovative treatment

    Introducing this promising and innovative treatment at SCI, CAR-T Cell Therapy is offering hope to cancer patients who have been through two lines of unsuccessful treatment.

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  • Understanding women's heart health with Dr. Sarah Speck

    Understanding women's heart health with Dr. Sarah Speck

    Our conversation with Dr. Sarah Speck from the Swedish Heart and Vascular Institute uncovers answers to common questions about women and heart disease.

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  • Debunking the myths about teen antidepressant use

    Debunking the myths about teen antidepressant use

    Swedish examines five common myths about teens, antidepressant use and depression treatment.

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  • Yoga for heart health

    Yoga for heart health

    Yoga promotes heart health by reducing stress and lowering blood pressure, cholesterol, and heart rate. Learn more about the benefits of yoga.

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  • Be your own Valentine with self-care

    Be your own Valentine with self-care

    Swedish shares seven ways self-care can help you celebrate your relationship with yourself this Valentine’s Day.

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  • Just had a baby and need support at home? Swedish doulas to the rescue.

    Just had a baby and need support at home? Swedish doulas to the rescue.

    New mom of two answers questions and shares how the postpartum doula program at Swedish helped ease the transition of bringing home her new baby.

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  • Go Red for Women: More than just a fashion statement

    Go Red for Women: More than just a fashion statement

    Go Red for Women kicks off February’s American Heart Month celebrations by helping raise awareness of heart disease, fund lifesaving research and advocate for change.

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  • Swedish nurse spotlight: Rachel Bry

    Swedish nurse spotlight: Rachel Bry

    Rachel Bry wasn’t sure if she wanted to be a nurse. See how one doctor’s encouraging words helped her set a course for a career as an RN in oncology.

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  • The Swedish Health for Good Campaign

    The Swedish Health for Good Campaign

    Learn how Swedish employees promote and drive health in the Seattle community by serving a total of 20,000 caregiver volunteer hours.

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  • Should you test yourself for food allergies? And will it work?

    Should you test yourself for food allergies? And will it work?

    Should you do a “DIY” food allergy test at home? Before you decide, see why you may want an expert by your side.

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  • Diet series: Intermittent fasting

    Diet series: Intermittent fasting

    Intermittent fasting alternates between periods of eating and fasting during pre-determined times for better health and wellness. Learn more.

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  • Start the year with a simple resolution: An organized pantry

    Start the year with a simple resolution: An organized pantry

    Start the new year with an organized pantry: Follow these tips professional chefs use in their kitchens.

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  • Try Dry January

    Try Dry January

    Dry January can help you re-set for the new year and improve your mental and physical health.

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  • Diet series - Comparing Keto and Buddha diets

    Diet series - Comparing Keto and Buddha diets

    Learn more about the Keto diet and the Buddha diet and whether they can help you lose weight while becoming more mindful of what you eat.

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  • Five ways yoga improves your mind

    Five ways yoga improves your mind

    Practicing yoga on a regular basis provides benefits for both your body and mind. Learn how this age-old practice can improve your health.

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  • Counting sheep? Melatonin deficiency may be to blame

    Counting sheep? Melatonin deficiency may be to blame

    Melatonin is used to retrain the body’s biological clock and improve your sleep. Get answers to all your questions about this popular supplement.

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  • Helping women in need this holiday season

    Helping women in need this holiday season

    Learn how you can help women and families struggling to find safe, affordable housing.

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  • Fighting depression during the holiday season

    Fighting depression during the holiday season

    The holiday season can prompt sadness or depression in many people. These strategies from Swedish will help you manage stress and avoid triggers for joyful celebrations.

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  • Cold fighting super foods

    Cold fighting super foods

    Prepare for cold season by eating six foods that boost your body’s immune system and prevent coughs and colds.

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  • Five tips for holiday eating

    Five tips for holiday eating

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

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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

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

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • Quick guide: Prevent & reverse artery plaque buildup

    Quick guide: Prevent & reverse artery plaque buildup

    Learn how to prevent hypertension and heart attacks.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • Q&A on understanding vertigo

    Q&A on understanding vertigo

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

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  • 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.

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  • 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?

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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

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