ISSAQUAH, WASH., Sept. 13, 2012 – On Wednesday, Sept. 26 from 6-7:30 p.m. at Swedish/Issaquah (751 NE Blakely Drive, Issaquah) a free community health education program will be given by two experts in esophageal conditions. The 90-minute class will examine causes of heartburn and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), as well as offer practical steps for personal management and treatment.
Testosterone is a naturally occurring hormone and when it falls to levels below normal the health consequences can impact our quality of life as well as our life expectancy.
SEATTLE, Aug. 27, 2012 – Since its opening in 2008, the Ben & Catherine Ivy Center for Advanced Brain Tumor Treatment (the Ivy Center) at Swedish Medical Center's Neuroscience Institute has led the expansion drive of major research projects and expanded treatment options for patients living with brain cancer in the Pacific Northwest and throughout the world. The Ivy Center was founded in 2008 to create a world-class treatment and research facility focused on delivering excellent patient care and advancing progress toward more effective treatments for brain cancer.
World Breastfeeding Week is an annual celebration held around the world to generate public awareness and support for breastfeeding families. And, in honor of this special week, Swedish/Issaquah Pediatrics and OB are hosting a community celebration – and you’re invited.
Join us on Wednesday, Aug. 1 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. for a fun-filled day of activities. Raising a healthy, happy baby is one of the most rewarding things you’ll do. And, it doesn’t have to feel overwhelming.
We’re bringing together an impressive group of individuals and vendors to provide you and your family with information about health and education services. Our event will also feature:
- Door Prizes
- Story Telling
- Teddy Bear Clinic
- The Leche Lounge
- Live Music
- “Ask-the-Doc” Booth
751 N.E. Blakely Drive
Issaquah, WA 98029
2nd Floor Conference Center
Join us for a night out at Swedish!
What do a surgical robot and the Sammamish Symphony String Quartet have in common? You can see both at Swedish/Issaquah on Wednesday, Feb. 8 at 6 p.m.
Bring your valentine to this fun night out at Swedish — the Sammamish Symphony String Quartet will be holding a 90-minute performance starting at 6 p.m. Swedish is excited to host the quartet, so bring your family, friends and neighbors for this free community concert. It promises to be a fun, relaxed evening. While listening to the quartet’s beautiful music, you can also browse and shop our boutiques. The Shops at Swedish will remain open until 8 p.m. — find that special gift for your valentine, just in time for Valentine’s Day! Plus, complimentary chair massages will be offered in the Be Well shop — come take advantage of the mini massages.
In addition, Swedish’s new robotic surgical system will be out on display; you can see the high-tech equipment used for knee surgeries up close! (Can't come, but interested in how the robots are used in knee surgeries? Check out these highlights from a live knee surgery.)
Café 1910 — Swedish/Issaquah’s café — will be open until 8 p.m. so stop by to meet our chefs and see what delicious food they have to offer. As an added treat during the event, Starbucks will offer a free tall drip of their featured Valentine’s Coffee — Verona.
You’ll Have a Jolly Good Time
Need an excuse to stop by the new Swedish/Issaquah hospital? More fun than you’ve ever had in a hospital is coming up on Thursday, Dec. 8. Stop by anytime between 9 a.m. and 8 p.m. for a holiday open house at The Shops at Swedish/Issaquah. It’s just one way we hope to spread some holiday cheer to the community this winter.
Bring the whole family for some fun. The event will feature:
- A giant 7-foot gingerbread house that kids can help decorate
- Free cookie decorating in Café 1910
- 20%-off merchandise at The Shops at Swedish: Lily and Pearl, Comfort & Joy, Be Well and Perfect Fit boutiques – some exclusions apply
- Free Starbucks Christmas Blend brewed coffee
- Free apple cider and hot cocoa in Café 1910
Storytelling for the kids from 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. with Jen Nielsen (www.barefootenrichment.com)
Coloring contest for kids – the first 250 submissions will receive a free 12-inch Swedish Build-a-Bear teddy bear
Kids will have a blast decorating the giant gingerbread house with our Café chefs! Also, come find that perfect package for a family member, friend or loved one. And, browse our festive holiday decorations and home accessories.
In addition, Café 1910 will remain open for dinner until 8 p.m.
Happy Holidays from Swedish/Issaquah! We Ho-Ho-Hope to see you on Dec. 8!