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News Image - Back to School: 4 ways preteens can avoid being the 'stinky kid'

Back to school: 4 ways preteens can avoid being the 'stinky kid'

Posted on Aug. 14, 2017 ( comments)

You don't have to have been a middle school boy to know what one smells like.

Back to School: 7 mental health tips for kids

Posted on Aug. 18, 2014 ( comments)

Prepare your child by getting him back on a routine a week or two before school starts. Read this and more advice from our child psychologist expert.

This new treatment is putting cancer patients into remission

Posted on Jan. 6, 2014 ( comments)

Former NICU baby celebrates healthy fourth birthday

Posted on Dec. 6, 2013 ( comments)

Every year on Dec. 6, Megan Kirkhart and her daughter Grace Cerkoney make a special trip to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at MultiCare Tacoma General Hospital. They say hello to the nurses, and then Kirkhart looks for the parents – there caring for their critically ill infants.

Nov. 18-22 is Tacoma Baby Week

Posted on Nov. 15, 2013 ( comments)

Ready, Set Go! 5210 community summit focuses on healthy lifestyle

Posted on Sep. 14, 2013 ( comments)

Dr. David Katz says the keys to reducing chronic disease and early deaths are already in our hands.

Katz, an internationally recognized expert in the field of nutrition, weight management and chronic disease management, was in Tacoma Friday for a Ready, Set, Go! 5210 community summit.

HEALTH ALERT: Beware of overdose danger of party drug 'molly'

Posted on Sep. 13, 2013 ( comments)

Real people, real photos: Tammy

Posted on Jul. 24, 2013 ( comments)
We use real, local people in our photos and videos. The cover of the latest Healthy Living Magazine features Tammy Retzloff, a palliative care coordinator at MultiCare Mary Bridge Children's Hospital and Health Center, and was shot in Tacoma's Wright Park by local photographer Brian DelBalcon.

Breast cancer survivor working to save more lives

Posted on Jul. 19, 2013 ( comments)

Tami Kapule says early breast cancer detection saved her life.

MultiCare moms share favorite baby food recipes

Posted on Jul. 17, 2013 ( comments)

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.