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Swedish to offer ventricular assist device as part of new heart failure program

February 14, 2017
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Swedish Medical Center, Puget Sound’s largest provider of cardiovascular care, won a competitive grant in 2014 and founded the John L. Lock Jr. Advanced Cardiac Support Program. Three years later, we are one of the most comprehensive congestive heart failure programs in the Pacific Northwest. Now, we are expanding our advanced heart failure services to include left ventricular assist devices (LVAD).

How emotional stress can hurt your heart

February 10, 2017
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We know the toll that physical stress can take on our hearts. But what about emotional stress? Doctors are learning that emotional stress can play a significant role in our heart health by causing inflammation in the body. It also can cause or contribute to other health problems that directly affect our hearts. I explain in this video.

Could you be a breast milk donor?

February 02, 2017
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Donating breast milk can be an act of kindness for an infant in need, especially preemies and low birth-weight babies whose mothers can’t breastfeed. Breast milk contains substances that boost nutrition and prevent infection, important benefits for babies at risk. Learn more and consider donating extra milk to the Lytle Center at Swedish or Providence Regional Medical Center Everett.

Heart problems: Don't let them take you by surprise

January 16, 2017
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Some people don’t know they have a heart problem until a heart attack. And the signs of an attack can be different for men and women. As a cardiologist at the Swedish Heart & Vascular Institute, I recently sat down with King 5 News and explained all of this, plus how you can check your heart’s health -- and keep it healthy.

Celebrity deaths put focus on common heart conditions

January 11, 2017
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Heart attack, heart failure, cardiac arrest. Recent celebrity deaths have put the spotlight on these conditions, but many people aren’t sure how they differ. As a cardiologist at the  Swedish Heart & Vascular Institute, I recently explained the differences — and how to check your heart health.

Struggling with incontinence? A pelvic health nurse navigator can help

January 10, 2017
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When asked what kind of nursing I practice, I proudly answer that I am the nurse navigator for the Swedish Pelvic Health Program. Without exception the next question is, “So what is a nurse navigator?” Here’s a good answer.

Ditch the loofah for healthier skin

October 24, 2016

Is using a loofah really the best way to exfoliate and care for your skin? Swedish pediatrician Melissa Genualdi, M.D., says that to avoid bacteria, it’s much healthier to stick with the old-fashioned washcloth. Watch this video to learn more about the case against loofahs, plus the latest on liquid soap versus bar soap and the best way to moisturize your skin.

New help for moms with postpartum depression

July 27, 2016
Swedish has opened the first center of its kind on the West Coast to help new mothers struggling with depression. Watch this video to hear one woman’s story.

Exhausted? Stress may be part of the problem

July 21, 2016
Why are so many of us so exhausted? Too little sleep and too much stress are a big part of the problem. This video explains what we can do to change this.

Zika rates could grow in US this summer

May 04, 2016

So far, all of the Zika virus cases identified in the U.S. have been related to travel, but that’s likely to change soon. As warmer months approach, we expect to see the mosquito-borne virus spread locally in regions such as the Gulf Coast, home to Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida.

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