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Achiness, Heaviness, Swelling from Lymphedema: Pay Attention to Signs of Fluid Imbalance in Your Body’s Drain System

March is Lymphedema Awareness Month and Valley’s certified lymphedema therapists want you to know there’s help for you if you are experiencing this condition. What is lymphedema?Lymphedema is a chronic condition that causes swelling because of a damaged or inadequate lymphatic system. The lymphatic system helps our body balance fluids, so if lymph...

Women’s Health

Valley’s Win in Local Cord Blood Donation Competition Helps Increase Community Supply, Saves More Lives

Umbilical cord blood is a simple and safe way to make the birth of a child into someone else's second chance. Cord blood contains special blood-forming cells that can be used as a life-saving transplant for patients suffering from many diseases like leukemia or sickle cell anemia. Valley Medical Center partners with Bloodworks Northwest to offer fr...

Children’s Health

Physical Activity Tips Busy Kids and Families Need to Know About

Are your kids getting the physical activity they need to stay healthy? Youth ages 6 to 17 need at least 60 minutes of activity daily, says the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. But only about 25% of American children meet these guidelines. For those who often juggle homework and extracurricular activities, an hour can seem like a lot of...

Joint & Spine

Valley’s ‘Top Doc’ Providers Recognized by Seattle Met and Seattle Magazines

Two Seattle magazines hold Top Docs polls that allow providers to vote for their peers as the best providers in the region. Every year, both Seattle Magazine and Seattle Met magazines publish the results and we have several winning physicians, PA-Cs and ARNPs recognized. Congratulations to the following members of the VMC medica...


Bringing HOPE and Support to Valley Cancer Patients

The journey is not just a physical one, it is also emotional, mental and tremendously personal for each person it touches. Diagnosis and treatment can be overwhelming and we are dedicated to providing wrap-around support resources that comfort the body, mind and spirit. In partnership with Valley Girls & Guys, a local group passionate about bei...

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Starting Now, All Medicaid/Apple Health Members Should Complete Three Steps

Are you or someone you know enrolled in Washington Medicaid or Apple Health? Renewals are starting April 1, 2023 and Valley Medical Center wants to help eligible people stay covered by Medicaid health insurance. Sometime after April 1 and during 2023, Medicaid members will receive a letter in the mail requiring Medicaid coverage renewal. The letter...