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Living Well - 2 Min Read
Mindfulness Exercises for Tough Times
Tough times are a part of life, but the COVID-19 pandemic is certainly a new twist. Try these mindfulness exercises to help you find moments of calm among the chaos.
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Living Well - 3 Min Read
What Is the Difference Between a DO and an MD? 
You may have seen the letters “DO” after a physician’s name instead of “MD” and wondered what the difference is. DO stands for doctor of osteopathy versus MD, which is a doctor of medicine. In this Q&A, Tara Nair, DO, an osteopathic family physician with Overlake Clinics Primary Care – Issaquah, addresses more questions about the differences between a DO and an MD, and why she chose to train as a DO.
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Living Well - 6 Min Read
Spring Clean Your Diabetes Supplies 
When was the last time you checked the expiration date on your diabetes supplies? Do you have expired test strips, control solution or even medication? It may be time to spring clean expired items from your “stash.”
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Living Well - 2 Min Read
3 Signs of Stress & 5 Self-Care Tips to Try Now
From binging the news to increasing your alcohol intake, stress from the pandemic can manifest in different ways for different people. How do you know if your coronavirus stress is getting out of control? Here are three red flags to watch for, as well as tips to boost your mental health and well-being.
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Living Well - 3 Min Read
BE FAST in Addressing a Stroke and Post-Stroke Rehab
While your risk of stroke does increase with age, brain bleeds and blood clots don’t only happen to older people. They can actually hit anyone at any age, even children. With that in mind, it’s important to learn now what steps you can take later if a stroke hits you or a loved one.
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Women’s Health - 3 Min Read
Welcoming Baby During COVID-19
Traffic jam, snow storm or COVID-19, no matter what’s going on in the world, babies still need a place to be born. And, although COVID-19 has disrupted our lives in countless ways, expecting families can feel reassured they will receive top-notch care during the birth of their little one at the Overlake Childbirth Center.
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Living Well - 3 Min Read
Expert Care in a Healing Environment
After five years of planning, designing and building, Overlake has opened the doors to its new, five-story 240,000 square-foot tower.
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Living Well - 2 Min Read
A New Way of Giving in the New Year
New activities, hobbies and goals all give us things to look forward to and a sense of turning the page on a challenging time. Consider creating a giving circle or joining an existing one. Giving circles provide opportunities to deepen your relationships with peers, form new connections and help your whole community.
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Living Well - 4 Min Read
Coronasomnia: When the Pandemic Keeps You Awake
If the COVID-19 pandemic has you struggling to sleep well, you’re probably not alone. A recent study shows a 58% increase in internet searches about insomnia as the crisis drags on. This doesn’t come as a big surprise to Randip Singh, MD, board-certified neurologist and sleep medicine specialist at Overlake Clinics Sleep Medicine.