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How To Be Sun Safe This Summer

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

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Relay for Life 2019

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

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7 Things You Can Do with mySFM

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

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Meet Sound Family Medicine’s 2019 Scholarship Winners

Sound Family Medicine believes in caring for our patients and our community through all stages of life. We are thrilled to partner with five special high school seniors’ and their next steps in their education. Sound Family Medicine has awarded scholarships to local students pursuing

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Walking for a Cure

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

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What to Know About the Measles

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

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Eat Good, Feel Good

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

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Best Yoga Apps

Needing a little zen in your life? Look no further, we’ve compiled our favorite yoga apps for iPhone and Android 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

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Top Pinterest Boards For Busy Moms

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

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10 Ways to Drink More Water

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

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4 Tools to Help You Keep Your Vaccines on Track

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

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What Does Family Medicine Mean?

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: 1. Family physicians work with any patient of any age

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

With flu season just around the corner, test your knowledge on what you did and didn’t know about the flu. 1. The word flu comes from the Italian word influenza which means influence Our favorite Italian words are pizza and pasta, but this is pretty

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What to Expect from Your Pharmacy

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

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Who Spreads the Flu? You Spread the Flu!

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.

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Sound Family Medicine By the Decades

Sound Family Medicine celebrates its 34th birthday this August, and to celebrate, we’re taking you back to the past to see how SFM has grown over the past three decades. We’re flashing back to our 4th, 14th, and 24th anniversary to give you a glimpse

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Safe Medications for Pregnant Women

Pregnancy raises a lot of questions, and a big one is “what kinds of medications are safe to take?” We know that your health and the health of your baby is of the utmost importance, so to help simplify your pregnancy, here’s our helpful chart

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