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Daylight Saving Time 2013 begins at 2 a.m. Sunday, March 10. Are you prepared to “spring forward”? Here are some tips to help with the transition.
In honor of Presidents Day this month, we've asked MultiCare's health experts to look back at the ailments of past U.S. presidents, then offer their perspective on how these conditions might be treated differently today. President Woodrow Wilson's stroke in 1919 is the first in our series, "Presidential Maladies."
A TV program that aired last week on The Discovery Channel highlighted the innovative work at the Children's Therapy Unit at MultiCare Good Samaritan Hospital in Puyallup, Wash.
“With stroke, the thing that everybody fears is a disability,” said Karen Kiesz, Stroke Program Coordinator at MultiCare Tacoma General Hospital and Allenmore Hospital. “If we can minimize the effects of stroke and make a difference with our treatment, then that’s really the driving force behind our program.”
Only one hospital in Pierce County has been recognized for providing the highest level of stroke care.
Are you ready? It will be time to "spring forward" and change from standard to daylight savings time on March 11.
Four-time stroke survivor Mycle Brandy walked across America last year. On Monday, he walked into MultiCare Good Samaritan Hospital in Puyallup, a quick stop on this year's stroll from San Diego to Seattle to raise stroke awareness.
Karen Hill sat in her bathroom getting ready to go to bed just after 1 a.m. in early January, when her fingers stopped working. She reached for her pajamas to put them on but couldn't grasp them.
As part of a statewide program to create an emergency cardiac and stroke system, MultiCare's adult hospitals received their categories this week.
MultiCare leaders decided they wanted the health system to play an increasing role in advancing medicine. In 2010, they opened the MultiCare Research Institute in Tacoma. Program Director Richard Shine recently discussed the new program.
MultiCare Tacoma General Hospital has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association's Get With The Guidelines Stroke Silver Plus Performance Achievement Award.