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  • Food insecurity and the pandemic: How Providence is responding in one local market

    Food insecurity and the pandemic: How Providence is responding in one local market

    The Providence St. Joseph Community Partnership Fund (SJCPF) has a new initiative that enlists help from local partners to tackle issues in the community such as food insecurity.

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  •  It’s not a given: One woman’s journey to get pregnant

    It’s not a given: One woman’s journey to get pregnant

    A nurse at Providence in Spokane shares how she found hope in her family as she struggled with infertility. Watch now.

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  • Cancer and your risk of COVID-19

    Cancer and your risk of COVID-19

    Navigating cancer treatments is overwhelming at any time, but especially during a pandemic. Get the facts about your risk of COVID-19.

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  • Spokane baby boom: 15 Providence maternity nurses pregnant at once

    Spokane baby boom: 15 Providence maternity nurses pregnant at once

    A story of how 15 nurses working in the same maternity center shared the journey into parenthood together. Watch now.

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  • Helping kids face change and uncertainty

    Helping kids face change and uncertainty

    A child psychiatrist shares tips and answers questions about improving children’s resilience during the pandemic.

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  • Inside the ICU: An exclusive look inside Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center’s intensive care unit

    Inside the ICU: An exclusive look inside Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center’s intensive care unit

    Providence caregivers use proning to help COVID-19 patients on ventilators in the ICU.

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  • Life, death and a love letter to my angels: Jim Harmon's story

    Life, death and a love letter to my angels: Jim Harmon's story

    Jim Harmon, a Missoula news broadcaster, shares his gratitude to Providence "angels" who helped him get back to his life. Learn more.

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  • COVID-19 questions answered: A Q&A with Dr. George Diaz, infectious disease expert

    COVID-19 questions answered: A Q&A with Dr. George Diaz, infectious disease expert

    Dr. George Diaz discusses clinical trials for COVID treatments, breakthrough cases and more in an interview. Watch now.

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  • Providence social justice committee addresses systemic racism

    Providence social justice committee addresses systemic racism

    Providence remains committed to addressing systemic inequalities and racism. Learn more about how this is part of our mission.

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  • Novel therapies offer new hope for children with cancer

    Novel therapies offer new hope for children with cancer

    Research studies and treatments at Providence lead the way in breakthroughs for pediatric cancer patients.

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  • Making Rachel and her baby feel safe: A birth story

    Making Rachel and her baby feel safe: A birth story

    Entrepreneur Rachel McCord shares her pregnancy experience at Providence. Watch now.

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  • The immune system and folic acid: Are you getting enough?

    The immune system and folic acid: Are you getting enough?

    Folic acid helps support healthy blood cells, immunity and cell growth. Learn more about why this powerful B vitamin is important to everyone.

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  • Flu shots lessen the impact of a COVID-flu combo

    Flu shots lessen the impact of a COVID-flu combo

    Getting a flu vaccine is one of the most important things you can do to stay healthy and protect yourself this fall and winter.

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  • How immunotherapy is used to treat cancer

    How immunotherapy is used to treat cancer

    Learn how immunotherapy is used to treat cancer and how Providence personalizes cancer treatments.

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  • The power of masks

    The power of masks

    A demonstration by the Microbiology Lab at Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center & Children's Hospital shows how wearing a mask can protect you and others.

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  • NorCal Providence reaches out into the community to identify and address the health challenges of the underserved

    NorCal Providence reaches out into the community to identify and address the health challenges of the underserved

    Providence provided $112M in 2020 to help build healthy communities in Northern California. Learn more.

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  • Long-term stress and your health

    Long-term stress and your health

    The ongoing pandemic is creating prolonged stress in many of us. Learn the impact it can have on your health and how you can better manage your stress.

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  • Paso a Paso: Free health education supporting our Latino community

    Paso a Paso: Free health education supporting our Latino community

    The Paso a Paso (Step by Step) program from Providence offers free health education to the Latino community and helps them navigate cultural differences.

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  • Don't delay life-saving cancer screenings

    Don't delay life-saving cancer screenings

    Routine cancer screenings can detect cancer in its early stages – before you begin to develop symptoms. Read why it’s important to stay on top of screenings during COVID.

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  • PREVENTION Trial studies impact of lifestyle changes on Alzheimer’s risk

    PREVENTION Trial studies impact of lifestyle changes on Alzheimer’s risk

    The PREVENTION Trial at Providence looks at the effects of healthy lifestyle changes combined with brain exercises to prevent Alzheimer’s disease. Learn more.

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