August 2008
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August 2008 posts

Swedish Pediatric Specialty Care Endocrinologist Interviewed for Story that Aired Nationally on ABC TV's Medical Mysteries

SEATTLE, Aug. 19, 2008 -- Ellensburg, Wash., is home to a truly unique young man: 12-year-old Brenden Adams, who is more than seven feet tall and, incredibly, still growing.He has a very unusual rearrangement of his genetic material. It's what's called an inversion of chromosome-12 and it affe...

Swedish Breast Cancer Expert Interviewed about Breast Self Exams

SEATTLE, Aug. 13, 2008 -- KCPQ Television (channel 13; FOX) aired a 'Wellness Report' story on Aug. 12 about breast self exams, how they should be performed and the important role they play in helping diagnose breast cancers.The story featured an interview with Patricia Dawson, M.D., medical...

More than 100 Swedish-Affiliated Physicians Recognized by Peers as 'Top Doctors' in Seattle Metropolitan magazine

SEATTLE, Aug. 7, 2008 -- Dozens of Swedish-affiliated physicians were recognized by their peers as 'Top Doctors' as part of Seattle Metropolitan magazine's annual survey, the results of which were published in the August issue.The survey results honored 333 practitioners in 85 specialties. Of...

Swedish Behavioral Health's Electroconvulsive Therapy Program, Medical Director Featured in MSNBC.com Story

SEATTLE, Aug. 6, 2008 -- Swedish Behavioral Health's Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) Program and medical director -- psychiatrist Kenneth Melman, M.D. -- were recently featured in a MSNBC.com story about ECT as an effective therapy for severe depression.To read the MSNBC.com story transcript a...

Swedish Voted 'Best Place to Give Birth' by Readers of Seattle Weekly

SEATTLE, Aug. 6, 2008 -- Results from Seattle Weekly's 2008 'Best of Seattle' competition were published in this week's issue.As part of the Reader's Poll, Swedish was voted as the 'best place to give birth.'To read the Reader's Poll results, click here.And for more information about childbi...
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