April 2005
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KING 5 TV Airs Story about Research at Swedish Looking at Repairing a Hole in the Heart, Migraines

Thursday, April 28, 2005 By JEAN ENERSEN / KING 5 News Nadine knows how excruciating migraine headaches can be. "If I had them during the day and went to sleep with them, I knew I would get up with the same terrible pain, my head and throwing up," she said. Nothing seemed to help. Then, she had a...

Seattle P-I Article Highlights New Family Support Program for Parents of Premature Infants

Thursday, April 28, 2005 Swedish offers help to parents of preemies: New program strives to ease the fears of parents By JULIE DAVIDOW SEATTLE POST-INTELLIGENCER REPORTERSEATTLE -- Jennifer Puetz tried not to blame herself. Her babies, twin boys born three months early, lay in the neonatal inten...

Swedish Sponsors Local Child-ID Program

Swedish Medical Center is a proud to partner with STAR 101.5 and the King County Police Union as the presenting sponsor of a new child-safety program – the STAR My ID Club.According to the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children, more than 800,000 children in America go missing each year – ...

Swedish First Site in State to Offer New Support Program for Families with Hospitalized Premature Infants

SEATTLE, April 13, 2005 - Swedish Medical Center has been selected by the March of Dimes as the first site in Washington state to implement an innovative program providing enhanced information and comfort to families of premature and other critically ill newborns. The three-year Neonatal Inten...

Movie Produced by Young, Local Filmmaker and Partially Shot at Swedish's Ballard, First Hill Campuses Debuts in Seattle

SEATTLE -- Recent Ballard High School graduate Jesse Harris' feature film, "Living Life," premiered April 8 at the Landmark Metro Cinemas in Seattle's University District (4500 9th Avenue NE). The film is about a male high-school student dealing with cancer, and numerous scenes were shot bot...

Hospital Compare Web Site Launches

SEATTLE -- Below is a link to a new consumer Web site that posts quality data for hospitals nationwide. The site went live April 1 and is sponsored by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Swedish is voluntarily participating in this initiative, which publicly reports data on t...
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