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In two weeks, approximately 461 bicyclists will ride Snoqualmie, Blewett and Stevens passes in a three-day, 173-mile ride through the Cascades for the 22nd Alaska Airlines Courage Classic.
This will be my twentieth year riding this spectacular event. It serves as an inspiration for me to keep challenging myself to pursue my personal fitness goals throughout the year.
MultiCare Health System is one of the nation’s Most Wired health care organizations for the fifth year in a row, according to a survey released in the current issue of Hospitals & Health Networks magazine.
When we talk about preventing heat stroke in children, people often think of sunscreen, proper hydration, and always making sure kids have a shady spot to sit. But did you know a child dies of heat stroke every week-and-a-half from being left alone in a hot vehicle?
MultiCare Tacoma General Hospital and MultiCare Good Samaritan Hospital were the only two hospitals in the South Sound to be recognized as “Best Hospitals” by U.S. News & World Report. Tacoma General ranks No. 5 and Good Samaritan ranks No. 11 out of 36 hospitals in the Seattle metropolitan area.
Tami Kapule says early breast cancer detection saved her life.
Now, she’s working hard to make sure other women have the same chance of survival she did.
Homemade baby food can be cheaper, and just as (if not more!) nutritious than store-bought baby food. Here, moms from the MultiCare Mom and Baby Support Group share some of their favorite recipes.
One hundred high school students have been selected for the 10th-annual MultiCare Nurse Camp that begins Tuesday, July 16, and runs through July 19. Nurse Camp, which aims to increase diversity in health care, is free to the students, who represent 31 Western Washington cities and towns.
Limiting screen time can be difficult. By now, you know that too much screen time (TVs, video games, tablets, computers, smart phones, etc.) is unhealthy, but what can you do instead? Here are 20 ideas to get you started.
Primary care sports medicine physicians are specially trained for total care of active individuals. Many work as team physicians, but you don't have to be a high-level athlete to see one. In this Q&A, Dr. Joshua Purses explains how he helps his patients, from "weekend warriors" to the pros.
Thanks to residents who exercise – and can’t stop talking about it on Facebook – Tacoma ranks among the Top 10 “Fittest Cities” in the United States, according to a list based on user data from Facebook. Keep reading for our favorite ways to work out in Tacoma.
Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital may not be the most obvious charity of choice for a Chicago seamstress. But it was the Tacoma, Wash. hospital that first inspired Rhonda Buss to give back, so it’s Mary Bridge driving her effort to collect 900 pillowcases to cheer sick children.
Looking at 9-year-old Madison today, you’d never guess she spent the first days of her life in MultiCare Tacoma General Hospital’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU).
She loves gymnastics, hockey, soccer and the hospital that took such good care of her and her mom, Tiffany Lindsay.
As the night sky already begins to fill with rockets’ red glare and bombs bursting in air, Emergency Department physicians are asking people to hold onto all their fingers this Independence Day. Last year, hospitals in Pierce County treated 34 fireworks-related injuries, up from 26 in 2011.
What was MultiCare urogynecologist Dr. Danielle Price’s first thought when she saw the new Internet video circulating that highlights women who pee during extreme CrossFit workouts?
“I see all of those people doing heavy lifting and think of their poor pelvic floors!” exclaims Price.