Health and wellness

Practice Manager Lydia Alexander with the staff of providers, MAs and receptionists at Community Health Center of Snohomish County's Everett-College Clinic.

Flexible, welcoming, patient-centered care for all!

Staying healthy isn’t always easy, but accessing health care should be. That’s Practice Manager Lydia Alexander’s focus at Community Health Centers of Snohomish County’s Everett-College… Continue reading

Practice Manager Lydia Alexander with the staff of providers, MAs and receptionists at Community Health Center of Snohomish County's Everett-College Clinic.
Dr. Vince Montes
Dr. Vince Montes

Patient-first approach helps Everett doctor provide custom care

Western Washington Medical Group

Dr. Vince Montes
Dr. Vince Montes
Dr. Vince Montes
Dr. Vince Montes

Patient-first approach helps Everett doctor provide custom care

Western Washington Medical Group

Dr. Vince Montes
Dr. Vince Montes
Yince Loh, MD, Neurointerventionalist, is part of Providence Regional Medical Center’s new 24/7 endovascular thrombectomy program for acute stroke patients, providing exceptional expertise and care right here at home.

Time matters: Everett gains close-to-home care for stroke patients

If you’re experiencing a stroke, time matters – the sooner you receive care, the better the outcome. Now, rather than having to travel into Seattle… Continue reading

Yince Loh, MD, Neurointerventionalist, is part of Providence Regional Medical Center’s new 24/7 endovascular thrombectomy program for acute stroke patients, providing exceptional expertise and care right here at home.
Opening June 21, the Providence – WSU Internal Medicine Center will welcome patients without a primary care physician and also those patients who need follow up care after an emergency room or Walk-In Clinic visit.

Providence’s new Internal Medicine Center poised to improve access to care

The Center will welcome new patients beginning June 21.

Opening June 21, the Providence – WSU Internal Medicine Center will welcome patients without a primary care physician and also those patients who need follow up care after an emergency room or Walk-In Clinic visit.
Find Dr. Brent Thiel at the Western Washington Medical Group’s Orthopedic, Sports, Spine & Hand Center in downtown Everett. To make an appointment call 425-317-9919. (Photo: Stephanie Walls)

Doctor moves clinics, to help his patients keep moving

Orthopedic surgeon is excited to continue serving Everett community from a new location

Find Dr. Brent Thiel at the Western Washington Medical Group’s Orthopedic, Sports, Spine & Hand Center in downtown Everett. To make an appointment call 425-317-9919. (Photo: Stephanie Walls)
If you or someone you love needs help, Smokey Point Behavioral Hospital offers a continuum of care — everything from 24 hour inpatient programs to intensive outpatient programs that fit around your career and family obligations. Assessments are free and available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Call 844-202-5555 to speak with intake staff. (Photo taken before COVID-19).

For relief and recovery, find expert help in Smokey Point

Inpatient care and treatment for those experiencing mental health and substance use challenges

If you or someone you love needs help, Smokey Point Behavioral Hospital offers a continuum of care — everything from 24 hour inpatient programs to intensive outpatient programs that fit around your career and family obligations. Assessments are free and available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Call 844-202-5555 to speak with intake staff. (Photo taken before COVID-19).
Providence Boyden Family Autism Center in Everett is doubling its clinical space and expanding its service capacity to serve more local families.

Providence Boyden Family Autism Center expansion

According to the CDC, in the U.S., one in 54 children is diagnosed with autism. The Washington State Department of Health estimates 8,000 to 12,000… Continue reading

Providence Boyden Family Autism Center in Everett is doubling its clinical space and expanding its service capacity to serve more local families.
Lynnwood Clinic

Quality healthcare, for everyone

Providing a diverse community with high quality, affordable primary health care

Lynnwood Clinic
If you or someone you love needs help, Smokey Point Behavioral Hospital offers a continuum of care — everything from 24 hour inpatient programs to intensive outpatient programs that fit around your career and family obligations. Assessments are free and available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Call 844-202-5555 to speak with intake staff.

Virtual care builds mental health connections, even when we’re apart

If you or someone you love needs help, Smokey Point Behavioral Hospital is just a phone call away

If you or someone you love needs help, Smokey Point Behavioral Hospital offers a continuum of care — everything from 24 hour inpatient programs to intensive outpatient programs that fit around your career and family obligations. Assessments are free and available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Call 844-202-5555 to speak with intake staff.
Bringing health care home

Bringing health care home

Filling the gaps of telemedicine

Bringing health care home

Healing from a broken relationship takes time, introspection

The Museum of Broken Relationships in Zagreb, Croatia, exhibits artifacts of lost love, pain and hurt.

New treatment may offer hope for peanut allergy sufferers

New treatment may offer hope for peanut allergy sufferers

The drug is designed to decrease the severity of allergic reactions after accidental exposure to peanuts.

New treatment may offer hope for peanut allergy sufferers
What you don’t know about high blood pressure can kill you

What you don’t know about high blood pressure can kill you

Under revised medical guidelines, 120/80 is no longer considered normal.

What you don’t know about high blood pressure can kill you

Your Halloween candy binge-eating survival guide

Resist temptation by buying candy the little urchins like a lot more than you do.

Kelly Estes’ daughters Reese, 4 (left), and Ella 10, both needed to have temporary tubes in their ears due to ongoing ear infections. A new app being developed by a University of Washington physician will help parents determine whether their kids have the infections. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

An app to help you know if your child has an ear infection

A doctor and team of UW scientists helped develop the app, expected to be out next year.

Kelly Estes’ daughters Reese, 4 (left), and Ella 10, both needed to have temporary tubes in their ears due to ongoing ear infections. A new app being developed by a University of Washington physician will help parents determine whether their kids have the infections. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

How to keep that mellow summer feeling throughout the year

Remember to relax, breathe and live in the present, not the past or future.

New study looks at refined grains — and may cause confusion

Don’t desert your high-fiber choices, because they have proven — and needed — health benefits.

Why you feel groggy after a nap — and 4 ways to snooze like a pro

Why you feel groggy after a nap — and 4 ways to snooze like a pro

If you just can’t shake the grogginess, try these tips to help fine-tune your napping skills.

Why you feel groggy after a nap — and 4 ways to snooze like a pro
Before Mike died, she had very little experience with loss

Before Mike died, she had very little experience with loss

When a dear friend lost a long fight with cancer, the author’s eyes were opened to the power of love.

Before Mike died, she had very little experience with loss