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Blog Category: Living Well

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Patient Story: Lisa Fry
In the spring of 2020, Lisa Fry, 54, and a friend were talking about how they were both late in...
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Patient Story: Pranee Poyns
Pranee Poyns, 60, is a very busy woman. Luckily, Pranee wasn’t too busy in 2019 to get her regular mammogram screening at the Overlake Breast Health Center because the test revealed an area of concern.
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Patient Story: Barbara Henderson
For the past 10 years, Barbara Randazzo Henderson, 52, has made sure to get regular mammograms. After her screening at the Overlake Cancer Center in January 2021, she got a phone call saying she needed a follow-up ultrasound. “It was surprising because I felt so good,” remembers Barbara.
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Patient Story: Karen Lamble
After a thorough examination and a biopsy, her new provider broke the difficult news that Karen had cancer and referred her to an Overlake gynecologic oncology surgeon. “It turns out that I had an extremely rare form of cervical cancer,” says Karen. “There were only 40 other reported cases in the world.
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Patient Story: Kim Howard
Kim Howard, 68, had just retired and was looking forward to the winter holidays when she saw blood in her urine and promptly went to an urgent care clinic. An ultrasound showed that not only did she have an ovarian tumor, but she also had a pulmonary embolism. It was a shock.
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Patient Story: Kelly Smethurst
Last year, Kelly Smethurst was having abdominal pains and saw blood in his stool. But he didn’t do anything right away. A married father of two young boys, he was busy with family and his work at Anderson Hay in Ellensburg.
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Patient Story: Graham Wendt
When Graham Wendt, 64, first learned he had elevated PSA levels, he wasn’t concerned. PSAs are “prostate-specific antigens” made by the prostate gland that sometimes indicate cancer.
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Help Kids Fend Off Germs at School
Kids going back to school in person this fall is both a relief and a source of worry for parents. With the rise in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations, due to the highly transmissible Delta variant, check out ways to prevent the spread of germs and keep yourself and your children healthy.
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Is Your Child Getting Enough Sleep?
What your kids do during the night has a huge impact on their daily lives. Sleep plays a key role in mental, physical and emotional health, from infancy through the teen years and beyond.