Dr. Elizabeth Meade, chief of Pediatrics at Swedish, talks about the potential consequences of kids getting tattoos

[fa icon='calendar'] November 17, 2017 / by Komo News

 

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Volunteers shower love on NICU babies

[fa icon='calendar'] November 14, 2017 / by King 5

 

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Healthy Living: Doctors warn new moms about eating placenta after birth

[fa icon='calendar'] November 13, 2017 / by Q13 Fox

Call it what you will, but doctors say a new trend has some moms eating their placenta after birth.

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Does Cold Weather Really Make You Sick?

[fa icon='calendar'] November 9, 2017 / by Romper

"Zip up your coat or you'll catch a cold!" You know how the popular expression goes: "If you had a dollar for each time you heard that ..." As a kid, it's likely you were scolded by your grandma for heading out the doors without five layers, or your mother covered your head with a hat in an effort to thwart the common cold. They have the best of intentions, of course, but you can't help but wonder: "Does cold weather really make you sick?" These doctors say the popular tale is far from true.

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Does all Baby Formula Contain Arsenic?

[fa icon='calendar'] October 31, 2017 / by Romper

As a parent, you are used to doing a little investigative work when it comes to your child. You carefully read food ingredient labels and spend hours researching the best products to clothe, diaper, and carry them. That's why many parents are more than worried about a scary study released in October that found 80 percent of infant formulas tested positive for arsenic. With high numbers like that, it makes you wonder, "does all baby formula contain arsenic?" And, if so, what the heck?

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They’re alive! Allen Institute harvests data from bits of living human brain tissue

[fa icon='calendar'] October 25, 2017 / by GeekWire

Zapping brain cells from living human tissue? It sounds like a creepy Halloween tale, but for the Allen Institute for Brain Science, it’s a clever way to understand more fully how the brain works — and potentially bring healing to future patients.

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Swedish Edmonds program that works with local youth nominated for governor’s award

[fa icon='calendar'] October 24, 2017 / by My Edmonds News

Swedish Edmonds has been nominated for the Governor’s Employer Award for the 2017 Youth Employer of the Year for working with Project Search, an innovative program run through the Edmonds School District that connects developmentally disabled students with employers in the health care industry.

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Stroke survivor inspires others with help of therapy dog

[fa icon='calendar'] October 11, 2017 / by Komo News

SEATTLE--Scott Vande Zande and his dog, Katie, are on their weekly mission, visiting stroke patients at Swedish Medical Center.

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Mobile mammography program brings care to underserved women

[fa icon='calendar'] October 10, 2017 / by King 5

One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer. As rates begin to decline there is a disparity in who is surviving breast cancer, and it's based on which women have access to the right medical care.

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First Hill Surgery Center adds TJR — 5 insights

[fa icon='calendar'] October 5, 2017 / by Becker’s ASC Review

Seattle-based First Hill Surgery Center began performing total hip, knee and shoulder joint replacement surgeries.

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