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  1. Meet Sound Family Medicine’s 2019 Scholarship Winners

    Meet Sound Family Medicine’s 2019 Scholarship Winners

    June 14, 2019

    Posted By: SFM

    Sound Family Medicine believes in caring for our patients and our community through all stages of life and we are thrilled to be a part of 5 special high school seniors’ next steps in their education. Sound Family Medicine has awarded scholarships to local students pursuing healthcare careers for the past 15 years and we […]

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  2. Walking for a Cure – Relay for Life 2019

    Walking for a Cure – Relay for Life 2019

    June 12, 2019

    Posted By: SFM

    Sound Family Medicine is brushing the dirt off our walking shoes as we participate in the American Cancer Society‘s annual Relay for Life. 2019 marks SFM’s 19th year participating and sponsoring the event as we give back to our community and fight for a cure. Sound Family Medicine is a proud partner of Relay for […]

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  3. What to Know About the Measles

    What to Know About the Measles

    May 31, 2019

    Posted By: SFM

    Due to the recent measles outbreak in the Puget Sound and around Washington state, Sound Family Medicine wants to keep you and your family healthy and happy and avoid getting (or spreading) the measles. Here are the top things you need to know about the measles, according to the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department. Measles is […]

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  4. Fun Ways to Save the Earth with the Whole Family

    Fun Ways to Save the Earth with the Whole Family

    April 22, 2019

    Posted By: SFM

    Happy Earth Day! Today we celebrate the planet and all Mother Earth has gifted us with. Hoping to give back? Here are some fun things we came up with that you can involve the whole family in. Take a Bike Ride Ditching the car for the day can reduce toxins released into the air and […]

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  5. Eat Good, Feel Good

    Eat Good, Feel Good

    March 5, 2019

    Posted By: SFM

    Having good nutrition is a key part in being healthy. Losing weight, building muscle, and feeling energized are just some of the benefits that come with having a balanced diet. In honor of National Nutrition Month, we’ve compiled some of our favorite tips and resources to help you eat and feel good. Using the Food […]

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  6. Best Yoga Apps on the Market

    Best Yoga Apps on the Market

    January 22, 2019

    Posted By: SFM

    Needing a little zen in your life? Look no further, we’ve compiled our favorite yoga apps to help you feel a little less “ugh” and a little more “om”. Yoga Studio Yoga Studio is one of the more popular apps on the market because of its high-quality videos and different programs. The app can teach […]

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  7. Top Pinterest Boards For Busy Moms

    Top Pinterest Boards For Busy Moms

    December 17, 2018

    Posted By: SFM

    Don’t you wish there was more time in the day? More time to sleep, more time to exercise, more time to eat healthy, more time for your family? Mom totally understands this concept and to help her out, we made a list of our favorite Pinterest boards to help out busy mamas. Speed Up that […]

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  8. 10 Ways to Drink More Water

    10 Ways to Drink More Water

    December 10, 2018

    Posted By: SFM

    If you’re like us, you probably feel as though you could be drinking more water every day. The benefits of drinking water are numerous: increased energy, clearer skin, prevents headaches, helps weight loss. So how can you start drinking more water? Here are 10 tips to be quenched in no time. Correlate drinking water with […]

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  9. 4 Tools to Help You Keep Your Vaccines on Track

    4 Tools to Help You Keep Your Vaccines on Track

    November 19, 2018

    Posted By: SFM

    Vaccinations are confusing. Who needs them? Why get them? When should you get them? To help clear things up, here are four tools to help you vaccinate with confidence. Vaccines On the Go: What You Should Know This is a free mobile app available for download on Android or Apple devices with many different features […]

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  10. What Does Family Medicine Mean?

    What Does Family Medicine Mean?

    November 6, 2018

    Posted By: SFM

    Family medicine seems like a very broad term, so what exactly does it mean and what does that mean for you, as a patient? Here are 6 fast facts about what family means to us: Family physicians are trained to work with any patient of any age As opposed to internal doctors who only treat […]

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  11. 10 Things We Bet You Didn’t Know About the Flu

    10 Things We Bet You Didn’t Know About the Flu

    October 23, 2018

    Posted By: SFM

    With flu season just around the corner, test your knowledge on what you did and didn’t know about the flu. The word flu comes from the Italian word influenza which means influence Our favorite Italian words are pizza and pasta, but this is pretty cool! The flu can be spread by breathing That’s right, a […]

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  12. What to Expect from Your Pharmacy

    What to Expect from Your Pharmacy

    October 16, 2018

    Posted By: SFM

    There are a lot of steps involved for your newly prescribed medicine to be filled at your pharmacy, from ensuring its safety, to billing insurance, to refilling it later. To help you feel best prepared at the pharmacy and to simplify the process, here is what you should expect from your pharmacy. Before the Pharmacy: […]

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  13. Who Spreads the Flu? You Spread the Flu!

    Who Spreads the Flu? You Spread the Flu!

    September 4, 2018

    Posted By: SFM

    Everyone knows that the flu is contagious and that it’s very easy to become infected. But did you know that by not following the procedures to eliminate the flu, you’re helping spread it? Here are 6 ways you are helping the flu without even knowing. You didn’t wash your hands the right way Washing your […]

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  14. Sound Family Medicine Voted “Best of 2018”

    Sound Family Medicine Voted “Best of 2018”

    August 21, 2018

    Posted By: SFM

    This spring, our community submitted their nominations and cast a vote for their favorite local businesses in South Puget Sound as part of Showcase Magazine’s annual reader poll. Winners in categories from services, cuisine, health, shopping and destinations were announced last week from the Museum of Glass in Tacoma. We are over-the-moon to share that Sound […]

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  15. Dorothy and Chris Receive Soundie Awards for Excellence

    August 17, 2018

    Posted By: SFM

    This past month we recognized two exceptional employees at Sound Family Medicine with our quarterly Soundies award! A Soundie is an award given for recognition of all the hard work and effort our staff puts in every day to give our patients the best care possible. To be nominated for a Soundie, a staff member […]

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