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Tanbaras and Linda Chen

Dr. George Tanbara: Living a life of purpose

Posted on Jul. 13, 2017 ( comments)
Mary Bridge's leader reflects on the legacy of a regional pediatric pioneer.

Sunscreen, caution can protect kids from sunburns

Posted on Jul. 12, 2017 ( comments)

How to stay cool in the heat this weekend

Posted on Jun. 23, 2017 ( comments)
Sprinkler heat wave
News image: Water safety 101: Follow these 4 easy tips to prevent drowning

Water safety 101: Follow these 4 easy tips to prevent drowning

Posted on Jun. 16, 2017 ( comments)
Keep these simple safety tips in mind as you swim and play in the water.

Have a fun (and safe!) summer: Outdoor safety tips for kids

Posted on Jun. 9, 2017 ( comments)
Family on beach
Sound to Narrows kids running

800 Tacoma students get Fit for Sound to Narrows

Posted on Jun. 7, 2017 ( comments)

Fit for Sound to Narrows is a new eight-week program encouraging students in grades K–5 to lead healthy, active lives.

Soccer Player

Sports-related concussion: Brush up on the latest safe practices

Posted on Jun. 2, 2017 ( comments)
Dr. Josh Purses reviews the latest thinking on diagnosing, treating and preventing sports-related concussions.
Girl with dad outdoors

Tips for managing asthma and allergies this spring

Posted on May. 22, 2017 ( comments)

May is Asthma Awareness Month, and also a time of year that seasonal allergies hit many Washingtonians.

Mumps virus

MMR vaccine critical in fight against mumps outbreak

Posted on May. 16, 2017 ( comments)
With recent mumps outbreaks locally and measles outbreaks in Minnesota, be sure you and your children have received the MMR vaccine.
The Martell family

Autism awareness month: The Martell family’s journey

Posted on Apr. 28, 2017 ( comments)
With the help of the Children's Therapy Unit, Joey is now a thriving 6-year-old.