Women's Health

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  • For Breast Cancer Awareness Month, breast health tips from a Swedish expert

    For Breast Cancer Awareness Month, breast health tips from a Swedish expert

    Learn more about the latest advancements in breast cancer care, including screenings and treatments.

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  • Can early menopause raise the risk of heart problems? Swedish experts weigh in.

    Can early menopause raise the risk of heart problems? Swedish experts weigh in.

    A study released in August reported that women who go through menopause when they are younger than 40 are at a greater risk of heart problems.

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  • Reconstructive plastic surgery options

    Reconstructive plastic surgery options

    Learn about reconstructive plastic surgery options at Swedish and how they can improve your health and quality of life.

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  • TeamBirth initiative launches at Swedish First Hill

    TeamBirth initiative launches at Swedish First Hill

    The program seeks to transform childbirth care through its focus on communication and inclusion.

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  • Stay safe while exercising in summer heat: Tips from a Swedish sports doc

    Stay safe while exercising in summer heat: Tips from a Swedish sports doc

    Advice from a Swedish expert to help keep our warm weather fitness routines safe and enjoyable.

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  • New OB-GYN residency will boost maternity care access

    New OB-GYN residency will boost maternity care access

    Washington and surrounding states don’t have enough OBGYNs to meet patient needs. The new Swedish residency program will help solve that problem.

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  • Hernias: Know the causes, symptoms and treatments

    Hernias: Know the causes, symptoms and treatments

    Hernias are common in men and women. Learn more about the signs and available treatment options.

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  • Dementia Isn’t a Certainty: Learn How to Modify Your Risk

    Dementia Isn’t a Certainty: Learn How to Modify Your Risk

    Dementia is not an expected part of aging. Learn more about how you can reduce your risk and live a longer, healthier life.

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  • Women’s health: Changes for every phase of life

    Women’s health: Changes for every phase of life

    Women’s health issues change through all phases of life. Find out what to expect at every age.

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  • For Women's Health Week, fitness tips from a pro athlete

    For Women's Health Week, fitness tips from a pro athlete

    For some fitness advice from a pro, we caught up with Sharon Tsao (she/her) from the Swedish-sponsored Seattle Tempest women’s ultimate frisbee team.

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  • Painful joints? Find ways to relieve the discomfort

    Painful joints? Find ways to relieve the discomfort

    A sports medicine expert at Swedish shares insights and information about the types of arthritis, available treatments, and the self-care steps to manage it.

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  • It’s National Stroke Awareness Month: What women should know

    It’s National Stroke Awareness Month: What women should know

    May is National Stroke Awareness Month, so we spoke with a Swedish neurologist about strokes in women. Learn about unique signs and symptoms.

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  • Women's History Month spotlight: Tia Strappazon, MHA, senior manager, program development, Physician Enterprise Puget Sound

    Women's History Month spotlight: Tia Strappazon, MHA, senior manager, program development, Physician Enterprise Puget Sound

    Celebrating our caregivers paving the way for future generations.

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  • Swedish celebrates the contributions of all women to our communities, culture and history

    Swedish celebrates the contributions of all women to our communities, culture and history

    Swedish honors Women's History Month.

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  • Hot tips for your winter workout

    Hot tips for your winter workout

    Advice from a Swedish sports doc on exercising safely in cold weather. Learn more.

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  • Oncoplastic breast-conserving surgery method expands cancer treatment options

    Oncoplastic breast-conserving surgery method expands cancer treatment options

    The oncoplastic breast-conserving surgery method provides effective cancer treatment that preserves the breast’s appearance while removing cancer cells. Learn more.

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  • Our new Women’s Wellness & Specialty GYN Services, First Hill, meets a need for specialized care

    Our new Women’s Wellness & Specialty GYN Services, First Hill, meets a need for specialized care

    Learn how generous donors are helping Swedish expand women’s health services in the Seattle area and respond to the increasing demand for menopause care.

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  • Swedish partners with Refugee Artisan Initiative for custom scrubs

    Swedish partners with Refugee Artisan Initiative for custom scrubs

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  • Gynecologic care, surgery and treatment under one roof

    Gynecologic care, surgery and treatment under one roof

    The Minimally Invasive Gynecological Surgery Clinic at Swedish offers a more coordinated path to care and surgical options that involve less downtime.

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  • Meditation, mindfulness and music for heart health

    Meditation, mindfulness and music for heart health

    Meditation and mindfulness can improve your heart health. Learn more about how to easily adopt a meditation practice for your health.

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