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  1. All Hands on Handwashing

    Posted By: SFM

    Are Your Hands Clean? Hand washing is one of the simplest things we can do to stay healthy everyday. Experts agree that hand washing is one of the easiest and most effective ways to prevent the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus). When should you wash your hands? According to the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and […]

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  2. When Can Antibiotics Be Used?

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    When we’re sick, we want something to make us feel better as quickly as possible. And when someone you love is sick, we’ll do anything to help them feel better. Often, we think antibiotics are the answer and may become frustrated when our providers don’t rush to write us a prescription. What is an Antibiotic? […]

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  3. How To Be Sun Safe This Summer

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    It’s finally summer in Washington! This means the sun is beginning to peek around the clouds to give us bright and sunny days. But with the extra sunshine, you may be more at risk for skin diseases caused by the sun. We’ve compiled expert tips from Cancer.net, Cancer.org, and Skincancer.org on how you can protect […]

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  4. Relay for Life 2019

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    Sometimes all it takes to make a difference is the willingness to go, and that’s exactly what Relay for Life participants did. This year’s East Pierce Relay for Life event took place on Saturday July 13th from noon to midnight at Sumner High School. Relay for Life is an annual event organized by the American […]

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  5. 7 Things You Can Do with mySFM

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    In February 2018, we launched our brand new mySFM patient portal. This new portal gives our patients the opportunity to be in control of their healthcare from the comfort of their home. But did you know about all the cool services mySFM can provide for you as a patient? Check out our list of 7 […]

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  6. Meet Sound Family Medicine’s 2019 Scholarship Winners

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

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  7. Walking for a Cure – Relay for Life 2019

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    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 Relay for Life. Our goal is to give back to our community and continue fighting for a cure. Sound Family Medicine is a proud […]

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  8. What to Know About the Measles

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

    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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  10. Eat Good, Feel Good

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    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 tips and resources to help you eat and feel good. Using the Food Groups There are […]

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  11. Best Yoga Apps on the Market

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    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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  12. Top Pinterest Boards For Busy Moms

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    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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  13. 10 Ways to Drink More Water

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    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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  14. 4 Tools to Help You Keep Your Vaccines on Track

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    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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  15. What Does Family Medicine Mean?

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    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 work with any patient of any age Family medicine doctors are equipped to work with any family member […]

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