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Swedish Now Offering the Only Implantable Device Specifically Indicated for Long-term Treatment of Treatment-Resistant Depression

SEATTLE, Oct. 28, 2005 - The Seattle Neuroscience Institute (SNI) at Swedish Medical Center today became the first program in Washington state to begin offering VNS (vagus nerve stimulation) Therapy as a long-term treatment specifically approved by the FDA for treatment-resistant depression (T...

Seattle Neuroscience Institute Adds Three Prominent Neurosurgeons, Prepares to Break Ground on New Facilities; Institute -- Comprised of 10 Neurosurgeons, an Array of Other Specialists -- to Serve as Preeminent Neuroscience Provider in Region, Beyond

SEATTLE, Oct. 6, 2005 -- The Seattle Neuroscience Institute (SNI) at Swedish Medical Center is preparing to enter its next phase of growth with the addition of new leading-edge facilities and three new, prominent neurosurgeons. Ground breaking on the new $30 million facilities, which will init...

Swedish Sleep Expert Interviewed by KOMO TV for Story on Sleep Apnea, Heart Attacks

SEATTLE -- On March 29, KOMO Television (channel 4; ABC) featured Swedish Sleep Medicine Institute Medical Director Ralph Pascualy, M.D., in a story about a new study in the New England Journal of Medicine that says patients with sleep apnea and a heart condition are at a higher risk of havi...

Swedish Medical Center and Providence Everett Medical Center Set Up a Neurosurgery Fellowship Training Program in Everett

Feb. 17, 2005By Sharon Salyer The (Everett) Herald EVERETT - A new fellowship program for neurosurgeons has been launched at Providence Everett Medical Center, the result of an agreement with Seattle's Swedish Medical Center. The postgraduate program is for fully trained neurosurgeons, said Dr....

Swedish is First Hospital in Western Washington to be Certified as Primary Stroke Center

SEATTLE, Nov. 4, 2004 - The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) has notified Swedish Medical Center that its First Hill and Providence campuses have been certified as Primary Stroke Centers. To date, only 39 of the 5,764 hospitals in the United States have e...

Former Cleveland Clinic and U.W. Neurosurgeons to Co-Lead the Seattle Neuroscience Institute at Swedish Medical Center: Vision is to Build International Center of Excellence

SEATTLE, Oct. 14, 2004 - Two of America's top neurosurgeons have been appointed to leadership positions within the Seattle Neuroscience Institute at Swedish Medical Center. Marc R. Mayberg, M.D., formerly of the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio, will serve as executive director of the program, and D...

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...
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