Primary Care

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

  • Achieve your fitness goals with these tips from an Ultimate Frisbee pro

    Achieve your fitness goals with these tips from an Ultimate Frisbee pro

    Kaitlynne "Bunz" Roling, from the Swedish-sponsored Seattle Tempest, shares how she prioritizes and maintains her health.

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  • Full speed ahead for prostate cancer detection and treatment

    Full speed ahead for prostate cancer detection and treatment

    Major advances include more tailored, targeted therapies and a significantly improved experience for patients.

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  • Magnesium magic: myth or reality?

    Magnesium magic: myth or reality?

    Online influencers say the mineral cures everything from gut issues to ADHD. A Swedish expert weighs in on the claims from Tik Tok docs.

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  • The best time to find a primary care practitioner is when you don’t need one

    The best time to find a primary care practitioner is when you don’t need one

    Establishing a relationship before it's urgent helps ensure personalized care and more options for visits.

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  • At Swedish, the very best care for every woman at every stage of life

    At Swedish, the very best care for every woman at every stage of life

    Seattle’s KING 5 TV hosted a panel of Providence Swedish women’s health experts for a series of conversations about the extensive, world-class women’s health-care available to our patients.

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  • Protect yourself from the flu

    Protect yourself from the flu

    Our experts explain how flu shots work and offer tips for avoiding the flu this season.

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  • Handwashing Awareness Week: Soap and water save lives

    Handwashing Awareness Week: Soap and water save lives

    With COVID-19, influenza and RSV rates on the rise, handwashing is critical in preventing the spread of illness.

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  • When should you get your first mammogram?

    When should you get your first mammogram?

    With rates of breast cancer increasing in younger women, screening guidelines are changing. Learn when you should receive your first mammogram.

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  • Understanding polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)

    Understanding polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)

    Learn what a reproductive health expert at Swedish has to say about polycystic ovary syndrome — a metabolic condition caused by a hormone imbalance.

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  • ¿Qué vacunas necesita recibir este otoño?

    ¿Qué vacunas necesita recibir este otoño?

    Hay tres vacunas disponibles para ayudar a prevenir la gripe, el COVID y el virus respiratorio sincitial (respiratory syncytial virus, RSV) este otoño. Descubra cuáles son recomendables para usted.

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  • Preguntas y respuestas con expertos de Swedish: Cómo preparar a su hijo para un nuevo año escolar

    Preguntas y respuestas con expertos de Swedish: Cómo preparar a su hijo para un nuevo año escolar

    La temporada de vuelta a la escuela es el momento ideal para programar el examen anual de rutina de su hijo y verificar que tenga las vacunas al día.

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  • What is Hashimoto's disease?

    What is Hashimoto's disease?

    This autoimmune disease affects the thyroid gland, causing symptoms like fatigue, weight gain and joint pain. It's easily treated if detected early. Learn more.

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  • Men: Take charge of your health

    Men: Take charge of your health

    Experts from Swedish share their insights into important men’s health issues for National Men’s Health Month in June.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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