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Back to School: Choose the right shoes

Posted Aug 28, 2014 ( comments)
Do they fit properly? Are they well-made? Are they appropriate for school? Follow these expert tips when choosing shoes for your children.Read Article arrow

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Local resources for depression and suicide

Posted on Aug 12, 2014 ( comments)
The tragic news of talented, beloved actor and comedian Robin Williams’ apparent suicide has sparked conversations across the nation about depression and suicide. And they are conversations worth having.

Go out and play the safe way

Posted on Jun 23, 2014 ( comments)
Help your kids have a safe summer by following these tips from Erin Summa, child safety educator for the MultiCare Mary Bridge Center for Childhood Safety.

Be a summer warrior and stay injury-free

Posted on Jun 19, 2014 ( comments)
Ramping up your fitness routine this summer? Read this before you sign up for that half marathon, invest in a brand new racing bike, or set out for the peak of Mount Rainier.

5 reasons why real men go to the doctor

Posted on Jun 10, 2014 ( comments)
Taking care of your health is just like taking care of your car. Maintenance matters and it is perfectly healthy to have a professional look under the hood from time to time. 5 things every man needs to know.

The facts on detecting heart defects in babies

Posted on Jun 5, 2014 ( comments)
Undetected heart defects are a leading cause of infant deaths. Simple, non-invasive screening is available and helping save babies.

Mystery illness turns into important pediatric cancer research

Posted on May 20, 2014 ( comments)
For a real-life example of how research is helping our patients, read on for the story of Savannah Lingenfelter, a current participant in one of our pediatric cancer treatment trials.

Stay safe on the water this summer

Posted on May 2, 2014 ( comments)
With rivers, lakes and Puget Sound all within easy reach, water sports of all kinds are popular in our region. A few simple precautions can help keep you and your kids safe at the pool, beach or out on the water.

It's not fair!

Posted on Apr 21, 2014 ( comments)
Children who have a sibling with autism may have a lot of negative feelings about the way their sibling’s autism affects their lives. It’s important for parents to recognize these feelings and be prepared to help their other children deal with them.

Vaccination is the key to measles protection

Posted on Apr 9, 2014 ( comments)
Measles, a highly contagious respiratory virus that causes a distinctive rash, has been in the news again lately. Several measles outbreaks have been reported in New York, California and British Columbia, and there have been a handful of measles exposures here in the Greater Seattle-Tacoma area.

Make every day a walking day

Posted on Apr 2, 2014 ( comments)
Like any regular physical activity, walking can provide numerous health benefits, including reducing your risk of heart disease and certain cancers, lowering your blood pressure, and helping prevent obesity and type 2 diabetes. Plus it can help relieve stress and improve your mood.