Pediatrics

Expert opinions and insights on methods to ensure your little ones grow up healthy and strong

  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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.

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  • National Infant Immunization Week

    National Infant Immunization Week

    Since 1994 communities, doctors, and scientists across the country have joined together to highlight the critical role infant vaccination plays in protecting children.

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  • Are you Sleepless in Seattle? The Guide to Getting Restful Sleep

    Are you Sleepless in Seattle? The Guide to Getting Restful Sleep

    Getting a quality sleep is vital in maintaining physical, mental and emotional health

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  • Spring Cleaning for Health

    Spring Cleaning for Health

    Spring is a great time to tackle cleaning, home projects, and organization. But when the Marie Kondo urge strikes, don’t forget to include areas that can most affect your health.

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  • 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

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  • Healthiest Spring Produce

    Healthiest Spring Produce

    Great picks for springtime seasonal fruits and veggies

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • How to 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...

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  • 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...

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  • Tips to prevent Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

    Tips to prevent Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

    While Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) is rare, it is a source of worry for many parents. We don't know exactly what causes SIDS, but we do know some ways to reduce the risk.

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