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Kenneth had a massive heart attack and ended up homeless. How Swedish helped him to recovery.

[fa icon='calendar'] April 25, 2018 / by King 5

At Swedish's Heart and Vascular Institute, the care doesn't stop once a patient leaves the hospital. This commitment is exemplified by the unique story of Kenneth, a patient who not only experienced a massive heart attack but became homeless while in recovery.

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Volunteers shower love on NICU babies

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


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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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Ricardo Lockette puts his career-ending injury towards research

[fa icon='calendar'] September 13, 2017 / by King 5

Former Seahawk Ricardo Lockette sees each day as a special gift, after being nearly paralyzed during a game. But the end of his football career was the beginning of a new chapter that will be even bigger than the Super Bowl.

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Swedish Hospital's pediatric therapy center combines therapies

[fa icon='calendar'] May 15, 2017 / by King 5

Swedish Hospital's pediatric therapy program brings all disciplines into one center, helping kids with long-term disabilities get the care they need.

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New study says pets can boost immunity for unborn babies

[fa icon='calendar'] May 8, 2017 / by King 5

The presence of pets can boost the immunity of children even while they are still in the womb and can help them fight asthma, allergies, and obesity, a new study finds.

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Swedish keeping the promise to care for all

[fa icon='calendar'] March 27, 2017 / by King 5

Many people may delay getting needed care because they can’t afford it. Our financial advocates are working to change that. Last year, Swedish spent $21.6 million in free and discounted care. Watch a recent story from KING 5 about the difference our financial assistance program is making in people’s lives.


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