Well in the Sound

Sound Family Medicine Awarded “Best of 2016”

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

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relay for life team photo

We Relay for Life

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

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Announcing our 2016 Scholarship Winners

For the last 12 years, Sound Family Medicine has awarded scholarships to future leaders within our community. As an organization who has cared for families in the community for over 30 years, it is a privilege to award $1,000 scholarships this year to five extraordinary high school seniors.

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farmer market sponsorship

Proud Presenter of the 2016 Puyallup Farmer’s Market

The Puyallup Farmer’s Market not only brings families and local farmers and artists together – it brings communities together. For the 4th year, Sound Family Medicine is proud to present this Saturday family favorite. Like Sound Family Medicine, the Puyallup Main Street Association‘s Farmer’s Market

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woman walking on trail with walking shoes

Take 5 to Keep Your Heart Healthy with a Walk

2016 is a new year. January was full of resolutions. February is American heart month and a perfect time to commit to making a change. One of the least expensive changes you can make to better your health and heart is walking – here’s why:

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nutrition labels

Take 5 to Reduce Your Sodium Intake

Many of you may not know, Americans consume the highest amount of sodium in the world. More than 75% of the sodium Americans consume comes from processed and restaurant foods—not the salt shaker. Most processed foods may not taste salty, but 9 times out of 10, they’re loaded up with massive amounts of

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February is American Heart Month

For more than 10 years, the American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women® movement has fought to save women’s lives from heart disease. While the progress has been significant, there’s a long way to go. Did you know… Heart disease is still the #1 killer

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newborn with mom

The Ultimate Hospital Packing List

Sound Family Medicine delivered 629 babies in 2015! In fact, some of these sweet babes were born to the proud parents of our staff and providers. As many of our parents-to-be neared their delivery date, we started compiling the ultimate hospital packing list by sharing favorites

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Make Health Your First Resolution

Why are annual physical and wellness exams important? For some patients, going in for an annual exam provides reassurance that they are healthy inside and out. For others, it’s a tool to manage health problems before they get out of control. Annual physical exams are

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Phone System Update

As many of you have experienced, a recent update to our phone system has impacted our ability to assist our patients by phone in a reasonable manner. We understand that you depend on our team especially at times when you or your family member is

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giving tree at Christmas

SFM Hosts Giving Trees to Help Local Families

This year Sound Family Medicine is partnering with our community in a new way to make the holidays a little brighter for families in need. At each location, a giving tree will shine in the waiting room decorated with donations that others who are in

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Patient receiving flu shot

Help Prevent the Flu from Getting You

Did you know that the flu vaccine can keep you from getting flu, make flu less severe if you do get it and keep you from spreading flu to your family and other people? According to the Centers for Disease Control, it’s estimated that about 6.6

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Courier Herald Award for Darcie Adams

Darcie Baker Awarded Best of 2015

Each year, the Courier-Herald prepares the Best of the Plateau special section that features the best local businesses in the Enumclaw, Buckley, Bonney Lake and Sumner area as voted on by readers. Businesses and services from entertainment, food, schools, shopping and heathcare are nominated and

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Come Walk with Me 5k

The Pinkest 5k in Pierce County

Sound Family Medicine was a proud sponsor again this year for the Come Walk With Me 5k on Saturday, October 3rd! Presented by the Good Samaritan Foundation, we joined other local businesses like the Old Cannery and the Seattle Seahawks Sea Gals to help raise funds

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Sound Family Medicine Staff at Foursquare Cares Event

SFM Helps Get Ready for Back to School

Sound Family Medicine was one of several local businesses to team up with Puyallup Foursquare Church to host a back-to-school event to help more than 250 families in need prepare for the new school year. Several of our providers – Dr. Grubb, Dr. Taggart, Dr. Farook,

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Insurance Confusion? Know the Facts About Your Plan

The Affordable Care Act is less than a year old but already we have seen changes and an increase in confusion about how insurance works. We regularly field phone calls from (justifiably) frustrated patients who are unclear about their insurance plan. Believe us, we feel

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Strawberry Spinach Salad

Strawberries are a great sign of summer here, and spinach is always healthy and in season. This salad is a wonderful compliment to meat dishes like steak or prime rib chicken and salmon, and as a side to pastas, making it a BBQ favorite. The

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Masks are required in our clinics and we recommend getting the COVID-19 vaccine.

We will not be writing letters for masks or vaccine exemptions. Thank you for understanding.

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