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Dr. Uma Krishnan is a champion for women’s heart health

Posted on Feb. 26, 2021 ( comments)
In February, hearts rule. While the shape immediately calls to mind all things Valentine’s Day, the second month of the year is also a time when the United States spotlights the risks of cardiovascular disease and prevention.

Making routine eye care a priority

Posted on Feb. 12, 2021 ( comments)

The health of your eyes is important enough to merit an annual eye exam. If you don’t believe me just close them for the rest of the day and try to get anything done. Regardless of your day to day activities your eyes are playing a crucial role in your ability to function and until you have that first eye exam you may not be aware that your visual experience isn’t as good as it otherwise could be. 

MultiCare Behavioral Health Network partners with KING 5 on “Are You Okay?” series

Posted on Feb. 5, 2021 ( comments)

Many of us are facing challenges that can be stressful and overwhelming. In the state of Washington, nearly 1.8 million adults have reported symptoms of anxiety, according to the Washington State Department of Health’s January 4 COVID-19 Behavioral Health Impact Situation Report.

New Year, New Foods, New Nutrition

Posted on Jan. 12, 2021 ( comments)

How to Stay Active During the Pandemic

Posted on Jan. 12, 2021 ( comments)

Movember spotlight: a conversation about Peyronie's disease

Posted on Nov. 23, 2020 ( comments)

Movember was formed nearly two decades ago to raise awareness for men’s health and encourage men to seek help for all medical issues – even the ones they may not be comfortable talking about. As we near the end of Movember, we shed some light on one of those topics: Peyronie’s disease.

Movember spotlight: MultiCare pioneers a new, minimally invasive procedure to treat enlarged prostate

Posted on Nov. 17, 2020 ( comments)
As we continue to celebrate Movember and raise awareness for men’s health issues such as prostate cancer, it is timely that the Tacoma area’s very first UroLift® procedure to treat enlarged prostate was performed at MultiCare’s Allenmore Hospital earlier this month.

Movember spotlight: a conversation about prostate health

Posted on Nov. 13, 2020 ( comments)

Talking about prostate health is a day in the life of a urologist. But this conversation is far from routine for most men. Initiatives like Movember are an opportunity to focus on issues around men’s health. Today we discuss a common clinical diagnosis – especially for men over age 50 – known as benign prostatic hyperplasia, or BPH. Simply put, BPH means an enlarged prostate, a condition generally considered to be a regular part of male aging.

Movember spotlight: the pros and cons of PSA screening for prostate cancer

Posted on Nov. 6, 2020 ( comments)
November 1st marked the beginning of "Movember"! Since 2003, people have been encouraged to celebrate Movember by growing a mustache (or donning a fake one) and raising awareness for men’s health. November, or Movember, is a valuable time to reflect on some of the major health issues affecting this population, including prostate cancer.

Code Lavender: caring for our caregivers

Posted on Oct. 9, 2020 ( comments)

Caring for the community during a pandemic can take a toll on frontline and other essential health care heroes.