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Mary Bridge marks milestone with robotics-based assistive technology for spinal surgeries

Robert Garcia is the first Mary Bridge patient to have a corrective spinal surgery with robotics-based assistive technology.



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Have a fun and safe Halloween with these tips

Halloween is a fun holiday that comes with unique challenges. Here are tips to ensure a fun and safe Halloween for all.



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Are you ready for an earthquake? Join the Great Shakeout

MultiCare Allenmore Hospital, MultiCare Tacoma General Hospital and Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital have signed up to participate in this voluntary earthquake drill.



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Families learn healthy habits, lose weight together in Y program

In the ACT! program, families gather in a group setting to learn healthier habits.



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Gardening brings ripe harvest of lessons for Mary Bridge patients

What’s the therapeutic value of growing plants?



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8 ways to be safe while walking to school

School’s back in session, so remember to look out for children walking to school and crossing the street.



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How to prevent childhood bullying, and what to do if your child becomes a victim

We talked to a Mary Bridge child psychologist about addressing this complex topic.



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3 back-to-school sleep tips for children, teens

Summer often means erratic bedtimes and sleeping in, but now’s the time to get your children back on track for the first day of school.



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What you need to know about back-to-school vaccines

Children are heading back to school soon. In addition to school supplies and clothes, make sure they’re up to date on their immunizations.



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How best to avoid the hazy, smoky air and stay cool in the heat

Mary Bridge and MultiCare doctors recommend how to deal with the smoky air and high temperatures this week.



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