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Women’s Health - 2 Min Read
Frequently Asked Questions: Mammograms
This October, celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness Month in the best way possible—schedule a mammogram. The American College of Radiology recommends all women ages 40 and over receive an annual mammogram. You live a busy and full life, but don’t forget to make cancer screening a part of it. At Overlake, we see it every day: Early detection saves lives.
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Living Well - 3 Min Read
Patient Story: Stephanie
The first two years of the COVID-19 pandemic were so hectic that Overlake Clinics Coordinator Stephanie never did schedule a mammogram. After COVID-19 cases began to fall, Stephanie started to catch up with her own medical care and scheduled a visit with Overlake Breast Health Center. She would later recognize this decision as the one that saved her life.
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Women’s Health - 2 Min Read
Birth Story: Agota & Scarlett
As an employee of Overlake Medical Center for the past 12 years, Agota Bogdan was confident about having her baby at Overlake, even when things took a turn for the unexpected.
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Living Well - 2 Min Read
Patient Story: Victor
Having recently retired, Victor and his wife spend most of their weekends entertaining friends, and they're loving it. Most importantly, Victor is glad that he's here to enjoy it. He knows now that he may not have been without regular cancer screenings.
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Ask a Doctor - 2 Min Read
Be Prepared for Smoky Days
As much as we want to enjoy every last bit of summertime in the Pacific Northwest, wildfires are starting to kick up, reinforcing concerns about the predicted effects on Western Washington’s air quality. Overlake pulmonologist Radha Agrawal, MD, answers your questions about the impact of smoky air on your health, which populations are most at risk and what you can do to protect yourself.
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Women’s Health - 3 Min Read
Compassionate Care Proves Pelvic Prolapse is Nothing to be Embarrassed About
Today is a bright, sunny day in the Pacific Northwest and Julie Bigelow is giving visitors a tour of her immaculate yard. She is a picture of health—smiling and enthusiastic—and she has good reason to feel that way. It has been six weeks since she had surgery to repair her pelvic prolapse and she’s excited to tell her story.
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Living Well - 2 Min Read
Patient Story: Sandy
In Sandy's youth, sunbathing was one of her favorite activities. As an adult, Sandy became much more aware of the repercussions of sun exposure. She now knows that regular skin cancer screenings are a must for her. A visit to Overlake Clinics – Dermatology revealed Sandy was right to be concerned.
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Women’s Health - 2 Min Read
Birth Story: Ankita, Ashok and Anya
“Our decision to have our daughter, Anya, at Overlake Childbirth Center was the best decision we could have made,” says Ankita Bhatnagar. That’s because Overlake has a Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), where baby Anya was treated for 10 days following her birth.