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Health news feed'Something positive for humankind': Girls lend cells to genetic studyBioethicist: Mandela's AIDS legacy of silence and courageOfficial: Federal health care website fails 10 percent of the timeBarriers to health insurance: doubt, distrust and glitches'Cannibal sandwiches' sicken Wisconsin residentsFDA: Idaho knew Chobani yogurt was tainted before recall
Whether you are age 20 or age 40 or older, knowing the latest recommendations from the American Cancer Society can help you wade through all the conflicting information in the news and help you stay on track with your breast cancer screenings.
Brett Murphy, Purchasing Agent, MultiCare Materials Management, is the team leader for Waist Management #1, one of the five-person teams participating in the Pierce County Match Up weight-loss contest. Brett’s team goal is to lose 80 to 100 pounds as a group. This is her second blog entry about her experiences with the contest, which culminates at the Sound to Narrows on June 9, 2012.
MultiCare Health System was recognized today for innovation in reducing infection in patients who had a C-Section at MultiCare Tacoma General Hospital and MultiCare Good Samaritan Hospital. The Washington State Awards of Excellence in Healthcare Quality are presented by Qualis Health.
Why do I pee when I sneeze? It’s a question many women have but don’t want to ask. We’re here to help.
For the 19 babies born at MultiCare hospitals yesterday, Feb. 29 always will be a special day -- even if it means their "first" birthday technically will be four years from now. But we're sure these Leap Day newborns and their families will celebrate more often that that.
It's true, the world's youngest person was born Sunday at MultiCare Tacoma General Hospital -- until an even younger person was born somewhere else on this planet. On average, a baby is born every 4.2 seconds, according to world population statistics.
Responding to increasing demand for services, MultiCare Health System will remodel and update the areas that serve women, newborns and children at Tacoma General Hospital and Mary Bridge Children's Hospital beginning next summer.
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.
A baby's heart defect was detected thanks to a painless test offered to newborns at MultiCare Tacoma General Hospital. "I feel very lucky that we decided to do the test. I feel very lucky that we were at Tacoma General," the boy's mother told KING 5 TV. "I think the stars aligned. Somebody was looking out for us, for him, and it essentially saved his life."
At exactly 11 a.m. on 11-11-11, a lucky baby girl was born in the Family Birth Center at MultiCare Tacoma General Hospital.
After spending so much time and energy on their kids, many parents feel there is little time leftover to take care of themselves. Here are seven tips for eating right and staying active.