April 2006
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April 2006 posts

Administrative Law Judge Supports Department of Health's 'No Need' Decision on Building a Hospital in Issaquah; Swedish Appeals Decision

SEATTLE, April 28, 2006 -- Swedish Medical Center learned late yesterday afternoon that an administrative law judge had decided to uphold a previous decision by Washington state Department of Health (DOH) officials that denied an application from Swedish to build a new, full-service hospital ...

Swedish Takes Part in March of Dimes' Annual WalkAmerica Event; Physician Interviewed for Seattle Times Article on Care of Premature Infants

SEATTLE, April 24, 2006 -- On Saturday morning, April 22 about 5,000 people gathered at Quest Field to take part in the March of Dimes' (MOD) annual WalkAmerica event through downtown Seattle to raise funds for research surrounding the care of premature infants.The MOD said it expected to rais...

Swedish Opens New Exercise Program for Cancer Patients; Service Focuses on Well Being During Recovery

SEATTLE, April 21, 2006 – Can exercise actually reduce fatigue, especially for patients dealing with the rigors of cancer treatment? Swedish Medical Center recently launched a new integrative exercise program for people living with cancer called the ACTIVE (Addressing Cancer Through Indi...

Swedish Sleep Medicine Institute Experts and New Issaquah Sleep Lab Featured in Front-Page Seattle Times Article

SEATTLE, April 12, 2006 -- The Seattle Times today published a front-page article about sleep disorders and the role sleep centers play in diagnosing and treating these often misunderstood and under-diagnosed maladies.Ralph Pascualy, M.D., medical director of the Swedish Sleep Medicine Institu...

Swedish Sleep Medicine Institute Joins National Sleep Foundation in Urging Teens to Make Sleep a Priority

SEATTLE, March 28, 2006 - Many of the nation’s adolescents are falling asleep in class, arriving late to school, feeling down and driving drowsy because of a lack of sleep that gets worse as they get older, according to a new poll released today by the National Sleep Foundation (NSF). In...
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