February 2011
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February 2011 posts

U.S. President Obama Honors Dr. Michelle Williams

Dr. Williams receives the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring

Monday Morning Quarterback

 When faced with a difficult decision err on the side of living and enjoying your life. You'll be glad you did and you won't burst into flames!

Swedish Mill Creek Emergency Department, Ambulatory Care Center Opens Feb. 17; Public Open House on Feb. 12, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

MILL CREEK, WASH., Feb. 10, 2011 – Health care keeps evolving and the south Snohomish County area is about to get a completely different type of medical facility. Swedish this month opens a new freestanding emergency department (E.D.) and ambulatory care center (ACC) at13020 Meridian Ave. S., just off Interstate 5. A community open house is planned on Sat., Feb. 12 from10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and the first patients will be treated on Thursday morning, Feb. 17.

Pediatric Neuroscience Center receives “Tuberous Sclerosis Complex (TSC) Clinic” Designation

The Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance announced today that it has designated the Swedish Pediatric Neuroscience Center (SPNC) at SNI as a TSC Clinic. Marcio Sotero, MD, medical director of SPNC, is the director of the new center. This designation is an important step forward in the regional delivery of care to patients with tuberous sclerosis, as the TSC Clinics closest to Seattle are located at the Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix and Children’s Hospital in Oakland, CA.

TSC is a genetic disorder that causes tumors to form in many different organs, primarily in the brain, eyes, heart, kidney, skin and lungs. Seizures are a very common manifestation, and some people with TSC experience developmental delay, mental retardation and autism.

In the Kitchen with Eric...finally!

  Here' s a great low-fat protein rich snack that'll keep you focused on that big bowl game and not that big bowl of chips!

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