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August 30, 2016
As the school year approaches, it’s helpful to keep the possibility of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in mind for children struggling in the classroom. Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) can make learning painful and lead to behavior that sidelines a child socially. But ADHD is a relatively common and treatable condition.
August 26, 2016
Being kind isn’t just the right thing to do. Studies show that it’s also good for your health. This video explains how being kind is good medicine for you and others. And parents, learn how to model kindness for your kids and practice it as a family.
August 24, 2016
Laundry detergent pods have been on the market in the U.S. for the past four years, but they continue to pose a danger to children, this despite repeated warnings about how sick kids can get if they swallow or chew on pods.
August 24, 2016
Join us for a free traveling educational workshop about Multiple Sclerosis in Wenatchee. Learn from a nationally recognized team of MS health care professionals at Swedish Neuroscience Institute, share your experience and connect with others in the community living with MS.
When: September 24, 2016
Time: 10 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Where: Wenatchee Convention Center, Orchard Exhibit South Room,
121 North Wenatchee Avenue, Wenatchee, WA 98801 | Map
August 19, 2016
The only way to fix a diseased aortic heart valve used to be open-heart surgery. But today, we use minimally invasive techniques in cases where traditional surgery is too risky for patients with severe aortic valve stenosis. Swedish pioneered the treatment in this region. Now, we’re part of a national trial to determine whether this procedure also should be an option for people with mild aortic valve stenosis.
August 17, 2016
It may sound like something out of “Star Trek,” but the latest technology to treat patients with essential tremor is a true technological advance that Swedish helped research and now offers. ExAblate Neuro is a non-surgical technique that uses ultrasound to treat essential tremor, a neurological disorder that causes rhythmic shaking, most commonly in the hands, but also in the arms and legs.
August 11, 2016
Join us for an afternoon of food, music and education at the annual Swedish MS Center BBQ! We will have authentic American BBQ fare, live music by Soul Purpose Band and a talk by Dr. James Bowen, Swedish MS Center Neurologist and Medical Director.
When: Saturday, August 27, noon to 5 p.m.
August 08, 2016
Aimee Luzier and Michael Chalupa never thought they’d ride bikes again after they were diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. But the Adventure Program at the MS Center at Swedish knew it was possible. Watch a video and read about their first bike ride in years.
August 03, 2016
If fibromyalgia could be summed up in one word, it would be “pain.” But people who suffer from this chronic disease also face a range of other debilitating symptoms. Together they can limit daily life and the ability to work. But there are ways to cope.
August 01, 2016
Sometimes, healthy food can be better than medicine when it comes to treating chronic illnesses. Read or listen to audio about a cooking class I teach at Swedish to help new doctors understand how good food can make a difference.