October 2008
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Swedish Receives $1 Million from The Norcliffe Foundation for Women's Cancer Center

SEATTLE, Oct. 28, 2008 – Swedish Medical Center has received a $1 million grant from The Norcliffe Foundation in support of a new Women's Cancer Center. When completed, the center will be the largest, most comprehensive clinical cancer center for women in the Northwest, delivering multidiscipl...

Swedish Employee's Health Benefits Profiled in Seattle Times Article

SEATTLE, Oct. 25, 2008 -- When it comes to health care, the presidential ballots you cast this year could have enormous consequences. The Democratic and Republican presidential candidates have offered far-reaching -- and very different -- proposals that could reshape health care for the insure...

Swedish Focus of Pacific Northwest Magazine Front-Cover Article -- 'Changing of the Guard: Rethinking the Workplace through a Seismic Shift of Generations'

SEATTLE, Oct. 10, 2008 -- The Seattle Times' Pacific Northwest Sunday magazine featured a front-page article on Oct. 19 titled 'Changing of the Guard: Rethinking the Workplace through a Seismic Shift of Generations,' which focused on Swedish as an example of a large, local organization grappli...

Swedish's Mindfullness-Based Wellness Program Featured in Seattle Times Article

SEATTLE, Oct. 21, 2008 -- In light of the current economic crisis, world affairs and individuals' various life stressors, The Seattle Times' NW Life section featured a front-page article on Oct. 20 headlined 'Mindfulness: take charge of your mind and body.' The article featured Swedish's Mindf...

Swedish to Host Low-Cost 'Get Healthy Day for Women' Saturday, Nov. 1

SEATTLE, Oct. 17, 2008 -- In a continuous effort to promote and support women's health, Swedish's Community Health Education Department is hosting a day-long event Saturday, Nov. 1 from 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at Swedish/Cherry Hill (500 17th Ave., Seattle) titled 'Get Healthy Day for Women.'This l...

Swedish Unveils State-of-the-Art Brain Tumor Center Combining Advanced Treatment with Innovation in Research

SEATTLE, Oct. 16, 2008 – Swedish Neuroscience Institute (SNI) today announced that as part of Swedish Medical Center’s newly renovated Cherry Hill Campus, the Center for Advanced Brain Tumor Treatment (CABTT) has now officially opened its doors to patients diagnosed with both ...

Swedish Cardiologist Interviewed for TV News Story Titled 'Money Woes are Bad for the Heart'

SEATTLE, Oct. 14, 2008 -- In light of the current economic crisis and the toll the resulting stress and anxiety could potentially take on people's physical well-being including their heart health, KOMO Television (Channel 4; ABC) interviewed cardiologist Sarah Speck, M.D., director of the Ce...
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