May 2004
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Swedish Cardiologist Interviewed for Business Journal Article about EBT Heart Scans

SEATTLE, May 28, 2004 -- Swedish Heart Institute (SHI) cardiologist and co-director of SHI's Electron Beam Tomography (EBT) program, Gary Oppenheim, M.D., was recently interviewed by a writer for the Puget Sound Business Journal (PSBJ) about the benefits of this medical technology.The article ...

Swedish's Upcoming eICU Solution the Focus of Recent Business Journal Article

SEATTLE, May, 28, 2004 -- In February, Swedish announced the medical center would open the region's first eICU monitoring system later this year at the First Hill campus. As a result of that announcement, the Puget Sound Business Journal (PSBJ) recently decided to run an article about this n...

Swedish First in the Northwest to Begin Offering Procedure that Provides Hope for Severe Leg Pain

SEATTLE, May 21, 2004 -- Swedish Heart Institute interventional cardiologists recently began using a device approved by the FDA in July 2003 designed to clean out large amounts of cholesterol plaque from clogged arteries in the leg, a condition called peripheral vascular disease (PVD). Instead...

Tips for Toddlers, Teens and Adults on How to Get a Good Night's Sleep

SEATTLE -- Cranky, irritable, overly sensitive — if that describes both you and your toddler, the problem might be that no one's getting enough sleep.A National Sleep Foundation poll, released this spring, found that the average child does not meet even minimum sleep recommendations. Parents a...

"Swedish Breast Care Express" Joins High-Tech Fight Against Breast Cancer

SEATTLE, May 5, 2004 - Swedish Medical Center today unveiled the world's most advanced mobile mammography center. Known as the "Swedish Breast Care Express," the 64-foot self-contained coach features the latest full-field digital mammography equipment. And it will be the first unit to incorpor...
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