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Making sure your kids eat right is important—especially when they participate in sports.
“When student athletes don’t eat properly, their performance suffers,” says Josh Purses, DO, a pediatric sports medicine specialist with MultiCare Orthopedics & Sports Medicine.
Breathing. It’s not something most of us think about much. But when you have severe asthma, like Rae Torres, breathing is often the only thing on your mind.
The Loretta Clubb Award for Service Excellence was created to honor service excellence among MultiCare employees across our system. Named in honor of Loretta Clubb, a longtime MultiCare employee known for her customer service skills, nominees for this award are recognized by co-workers, patients, business associates and physicians as exhibiting the highest standards of customer service on a daily basis.
This weekend, Aug. 4-6, is the 21st Annual Alaska Airlines Courage Classic Bicycle Tour. Each year this fully supported, three-day, 173-mile event takes hundreds of cycling participants over three of Western Washington’s most well known mountain passes, Snolqualmie, Blewett and Stephens. It’s a challenging and fun event that raises money for a great cause, to support the Rotary Endowment for the Intervention and Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect — which provides significant support for Mary Bridge’s Child Abuse Intervention Department (CAID).
We asked MultiCare employees to tell us why they ride the Courage Classic.
In 1880, Fannie C. Paddock of Brooklyn, New York, was making ready to move to faraway Tacoma, Washington. Her husband, John Adams Paddock, was set to become the new Bishop of the Protestant Episcopal Church of Washington Territory. In addition to preparing their household for the long journey west, Fannie also took on another important task: raising funds to build Tacoma’s first hospital.
If you're like some women, you may put other people's needs ahead of your own. Yet taking time for your health is worth it. Make 2012 the year you take charge of your health—starting with these seven healthy resolutions.
The holidays are a tough time of year for anyone to stick with a healthy diet. For the estimated 24 million Americans with diabetes, it can be an even greater challenge.