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Woman running in Wright Park

Downsizing stress

Posted Sep 29, 2014 ( comments)
Four MultiCare experts share their tips for reclaiming your calm.Read Article arrow

Sorted By: Cole Cosgrove

Oldest nurse in U.S. still going strong at Tacoma General

Posted on May 8, 2014 ( comments)
The nation's oldest nurse, MultiCare Tacoma General Hospital Surgical Services staff nurse, See See Rigney, RN, is celebrating her 89th birthday. In honor of See See's nearly seven-decade commitment to nursing we share her story.
Physician Leaders

MultiCare honors legacy of 5 physician leaders in Tacoma

Posted on Mar 28, 2014 ( comments)

If you walk past the new Rainier Pavilion expansion across the street from Wright Park, you might notice five faces on the building’s pillars.

As part of the tower's grand opening festivities, MultiCare Health System honored five physicians who have made a difference in the community.

Kathleen Merryman

Tacoma newspaper columnist documenting her journey with cancer

Posted on Mar 24, 2014 ( comments)

Longtime and much-loved Tacoma newspaper columnist Kathleen Merryman, who was diagnosed with breast cancer in December, is documenting her treatment in a series of stories she calls, “The Lucky Woman's Guide to Breast Cancer.” Though there is no good kind of cancer, Merryman explains, her cancer is the least bad, which is why she describes herself as lucky.

10 tips to manage seasonal allergies in the Pacific Northwest

Posted on Mar 19, 2014 ( comments)

Seasonal allergies have brought runny noses and itchy eyes to Western Washington. To find relief, we sought tips from Dr. Lawrence Larson, a board-certified allergy/immunology specialist.

Students donate toys that will become treasures for kids with cancer

Posted on Mar 18, 2014 ( comments)
Mt View Elementary School toy donation to Mary Bridge
Halls and Payton

Girls who give back: Sisters have raised $65,000 for Mary Bridge

Posted on Mar 17, 2014 ( comments)
A girl who needed heart surgery as a baby is now 12 years old, and she’s giving back to the hospital that saved her life. She's raised more than $65,000 for Mary Bridge.

Incredible journey: 22 babies move into expanded NICU in Tacoma

Posted on Mar 5, 2014 ( comments)
NICU-Move

18,000 newborns screened for hidden heart defects since 2008

Posted on Feb 12, 2014 ( comments)
Hidden heart defects in healthy-appearing newborns have been found and fixed, thanks to a quick and painless test that’s celebrating its sixth anniversary this week at MultiCare Health System. 

Bye bye, pink eye: Get treatment to avoid looking like Bob Costas

Posted on Feb 11, 2014 ( comments)

The most famous eyes in the world this week belong to Bob Costas, NBC’s Winter Olympics anchor who appears to be suffering from a bad case of pink eye. But there's good news: pink eye is easily treatable, usually with eye ointment or drops. No appointment is needed at MultiCare's Express Clinic in Lakewood.

Monkeyshines hidden glass art found on MultiCare campus in Tacoma

Posted on Feb 5, 2014 ( comments)
Lead groundskeeper Greg Allen found this 12th Man glass token hidden in a planter. The glass art is related to the annual Monkeyshines festivities, in which handmade glass art is hidden around Tacoma on Chinese New Year.