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  1. No Hungry Tummies this Thanksgiving

    No Hungry Tummies this Thanksgiving

    November 13, 2017

    Posted By: SFM

    Did you know that the Puyallup Food Bank serves more than 70,000 people each year with the 10 tons of food donated each week? That’s more than 1 million nutritious meals every year! These meals are made possible by generous neighbors in our communities and the kind hearts of people like the staff at Sound […]

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  2. Making a Change One Step at a Time

    Making a Change One Step at a Time

    September 1, 2017

    Posted By: SFM

    The sunshine created an incredible backdrop to Sound Family Medicine’s Summer Step Challenge this year. Our 3rd annual contest helped bring friendly competition into the workplace to inspire healthy activity . For 4-weeks, participants logged their daily steps and activities using Daily Endorphin, an online tool that syncs with activity tracking devices such as the […]

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  3. Meet our 2017 Scholarship Winners

    June 26, 2017

    Posted By: SFM

    2017 marks our 13th year awarding scholarships to future leaders in healthcare right here in our community. Our organization’s roots run deep in Puyallup and Bonney Lake which makes getting to know these local students even more special. Sound Family Medicine had the honor of awarding five $1,000 scholarships to local seniors this year. Criteria for […]

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  4. A Guide to Your Child’s Oral Health

    A Guide to Your Child’s Oral Health

    March 31, 2017

    Posted By: SFM

    Oral health is very important to your child’s overall wellness which is why Sound Family Medicine providers have partnered with Light Dental Studios to put the mouth back in family medicine care. Check out the guide below for what you need to know now to help your child begin a healthy oral health routine. Your Baby’s […]

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  5. New Sunrise Walk-In Clinic

    New Sunrise Walk-In Clinic

    March 21, 2017

    Posted By: SFM

    This spring, Sound Family Medicine will be increasing hours and adding another location for families to access walk-in care. This expansion will allow us to better deliver on our vision to increase access to quality healthcare within our communities. We believe providing fast and comprehensive walk-in care can reduce patient costs that would otherwise be more expensive seeking urgent care […]

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  6. Oral Health Provides More Comprehensive Care for our Diabetic Patients

    Oral Health Provides More Comprehensive Care for our Diabetic Patients

    December 28, 2016

    Posted By: SFM

    Earlier this year, Sound Family Medicine partnered with Qualis Health to pilot a new care management strategy to provide more comprehensive care for our diabetic patients. In partnership with Dr. Marc Aversa, Dr. Edward Pullen, Dr. Garrett Jeffery and our Sunrise location, we found that integrating oral health into our diabetic care planning had a […]

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  7. The Cold vs. the Flu: Dr. Aversa Explains on KOMO News Radio

    The Cold vs. the Flu: Dr. Aversa Explains on KOMO News Radio

    December 15, 2016

    Posted By: SFM

    Sound Family Medicine’s Medical Director, Dr. Marc Aversa, helped answer the question that many of us tend to ask this time of the year – do I have the cold or the flu? In his interview during KOMO Radio’s “Health Talk” segment, he explained to listeners how to determine the difference and what to do […]

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  8. Golden Giving

    Golden Giving

    November 19, 2016

    Posted By: SFM

    Sound Family Medicine has a tradition of coming together during the holidays to help support others who are in need and this year is proving to be no different. Over the last 2 weeks, staff and patients helped collect food and other necessities at each of our clinics. Boxes filled with peanut butter, canned soups, […]

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  9. What is an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (ARNP)?

    What is an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (ARNP)?

    November 14, 2016

    Posted By: SFM

    Choosing a provider to partner with to make the most of your health is an important decision. We believe the relationship you have with your provider is one of the most important. At Sound Family Medicine we have a team of physicians, physician assistants and advanced registered nurse practitioners who work with the same goal […]

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  10. We Go Pink for our Patients

    We Go Pink for our Patients

    October 12, 2016

    Posted By: SFM

    The first Saturday in October is one that is outlined in pink on our calendar each year. We grab our tennis shoes and a friend and join a sea of pink to walk for loved ones affected by breast cancer. The Come Walk with Me 5k, hosted by the Good Samaritan Foundation, continues to bring our community together […]

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  11. New Patient Services Center Opens at Sound Family Medicine

    New Patient Services Center Opens at Sound Family Medicine

    October 10, 2016

    Posted By: SFM

    We’re pleased to announce the grand opening of Sound Family Medicine’s new Patient Services Center! Located on the main floor at our Puyallup 10th Street (Hartland) clinic, this center is dedicated to our patients as we work to increase access to quality care in Pierce County. The intent of the Patient Services Center is to bring together comprehensive […]

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  12. What is the Difference Between a Physician and Physician Assistant?

    What is the Difference Between a Physician and Physician Assistant?

    October 5, 2016

    Posted By: SFM

    The relationship you have with your provider is one of the most important. Here at Sound Family Medicine we have a team of physicians, physician assistants and advanced registered nurse practitioners who work with the same goal in mind: to provide excellent, comprehensive and compassionate care to our patients. One of the most common questions […]

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  13. What You Need to Know About This Year’s Flu Vaccine

    What You Need to Know About This Year’s Flu Vaccine

    August 30, 2016

    Posted By: SFM

    Tracie Alberts, PAC of our Sunrise clinic shares what you need to know to prepare for this year’s flu season. It’s almost here… Before we realize what has happened summer will be fading into a memory. Children will be returning to school, Sunday afternoons will be filled with football, and the leaves will start to […]

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  14. Sound Family Medicine Awarded “Best of 2016”

    August 26, 2016

    Posted By: SFM

    We are honored that readers of Showcase Magazine, a local Puget Sound publication, awarded this year’s Best of 2016 for pediatric healthcare services to Sound Family Medicine. What’s extra special about this award is that it is completely driven by our community – from category selections, to nominations and the final vote.   “Sound Family […]

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  15. We Relay for Life

    We Relay for Life

    July 24, 2016

    Posted By: SFM

    For the past decade Sound Family Medicine has partnered with the American Cancer Society on their largest fundraising event, Relay for Life. Unfortunately, so many lives are touched by cancer – our patients, our families and our staff. This is our opportunity to stand up and fight back. Throughout the year, our staff raises funds with our biggest […]

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