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Type 2 diabetes and weight: understand the connection to take control of the disease

Posted on Nov. 30, 2020 ( comments)
With COVID-19 dominating headlines and disrupting our lives, most of us have done a silent inventory of our “underlying health conditions” that could lead to more serious illness. Diabetes is one of the most prevalent of those. And since November is National Diabetes Month, it’s a good time to consider what diabetes means for your health even beyond putting you at higher risk for COVID-19 complications.

Feeling sick? Don't assume it's not COVID-19

Posted on Nov. 24, 2020 ( comments)
How can you tell if your symptoms are caused by a cold, the flu or COVID-19? Our chart shows you what symptoms are common with each illness.

Uncovering the facts about COPD

Posted on Nov. 23, 2020 ( comments)
In recognition of National COPD Awareness Month, MultiCare pulmonologist Venkat Rajasurya, MD, answers common questions about the disease to encourage people to recognize its symptoms and seek treatment. With early diagnosis and treatment, people with COPD can greatly improve their quality of life.
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Difficult conversations: talking to friends and family about COVID-19 and the holidays

Posted on Nov. 20, 2020 ( comments)
Not sure how to talk to your loved ones about holiday travel or gatherings? These tips can help.

“Don’t take this lightly”: MultiCare employees open up about COVID-19

Posted on Nov. 19, 2020 ( comments)
Some of MultiCare's frontline employees share their perspectives on COVID-19.

"A holiday season like none other"

Posted on Nov. 17, 2020 ( comments)

How employers can prevent COVID-19 in the workplace

Posted on Nov. 17, 2020 ( comments)


What You Need to Know About the Flu Vaccine

Posted on Nov. 10, 2020 ( comments)

The flu shot is one of the best ways to protect yourself and your family from this disease. However, myths abound that discourage some people from getting vaccinated, putting themselves and their loved ones at risk.

COVID-19 and your sense of smell: what you need to know

Posted on Nov. 10, 2020 ( comments)
Is COVID-19 keeping you from smelling the roses? If so, you are not alone. Loss of sense of smell, called anosmia, is one of the most common symptoms of acute COVID-19 infection. What exactly causes this loss of smell? Is it permanent? Should I get tested for COVID-19? MultiCare Ear, Nose and Throat doctor Sepehr Oliaei, MD, answers these questions and more.