Welcome to our Blog page! This is where you can find the latest and greatest blogs related to topics that are true and current with our patients, as well as within our community. We discuss the most relevant and popular topics on rising medical interests, including medical news and health tips, as well as incorporate how our clinic approaches these topics within our scope of integrative primary care.

To read more about each topic, click on the image below and it will open up the full blog for reading.

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In our last blog, we discussed integrative, functional, and naturopathic medicine as being similar medical approaches to caring for the Whole Person. Most people who access this type of healthcare are adults, but it’s just as important (arguably, more important) to approach healthcare for children holistically. In fact, Whole Child Health is an initiative promoted […]

What’s the Difference Between Integrative, Functional, and Naturopathic Medicine?

Integrative Medicine is often talked about interchangeably with Functional Medicine or Naturopathic Medicine—it can get confusing. Medicine is “integrative” when it brings together diagnostic techniques and medical treatments, regardless of what tradition they come from, to support your health and healing. At Link Community Clinic, our physicians are trained in naturopathic medicine, which is a […]

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End of COVID emergency measures puts many Pierce County residents at risk of losing health insurance

Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department and several other agencies in Pierce County provide free support for those who need assistance with re-enrollment or to enroll in alternative insurance options.

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Breaking the Stigma: Mental Health – Your Guide to Understanding, Coping, and Seeking Help

If you have — or think you might have — a mental illness, know that you are not alone. There is help available. Mental health conditions are far more common than you think.

Link Clinic For Your Family’s Primary Care

Why choose Link Clinic as your family’s primary care provider?

Every family needs access to a caring and knowledgeable primary care provider, which is increasingly difficult to find in our healthcare system these days. But health is also much more than what typically gets addressed in a doctor’s office—it’s the foods you eat, the quality of your relationships, and the ways you work, rest, and play.