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Kathleen Merryman

Basking in the rays, and saying 'merci' to Marie Curie

Posted Oct 30, 2014 ( comments)
Find out why this popular Tacoma newspaper columnist says if you are going to get cancer, Tacoma is the place to do it. Read Article arrow

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Tacoma General Hospital earns state designation for highest level of care for critically ill newborns

Posted on Jun 24, 2014 ( comments)
MultiCare's Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Tacoma General Hospital has been designated to provide the highest level of care available for critically ill newborns.
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MultiCare Express Clinics provide quick care for minor conditions

Posted on Apr 25, 2014 ( comments)
Next time you have a sinus infection, ear ache or other minor malady, head to one of MultiCare's two Express Clinics, located inside of Rite Aid stores in South Tacoma and Lakewood. "It's fast, convenient and you're really going to receive high quality care," says Express Clinic Director John Ward, ARNP.
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Warts and all: MultiCare Express Clinic removes warts, skin tags

Posted on Apr 11, 2014 ( comments)
Don't put up with that bothersome wart or skin tag any longer. MultiCare's Express Clinic offer wart and skin tag removal -- no appointment necessary. "As long as it's not in a sensitive area such as around the eyes or areas that may require discretion, we can do it," says MultiCare Express Clinic Director John Ward, ARNP.
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Respiratory infection? Find relief at a MultiCare Express Clinic

Posted on Apr 4, 2014 ( comments)
The flu and other upper respiratory infections can seem as inescapable as the rain. You should be able to manage most of these common illnesses with rest and fluids. However, visit a MultiCare Express Clinic if you experience one of these three things.

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.

MultiCare Lakewood Clinic and Urgent Care to expand at new site

Posted on Dec 9, 2013 ( comments)

On Monday, Dec. 16, MultiCare Lakewood Clinic Family Practice and Urgent Care will open in a new location a half-mile down the street, closer to Lakewood Towne Center. The new address: 5700 100th St. S.W., Suite 510, Lakewood.

Presidential Maladies: JFK's adrenal disease

Posted on Feb 21, 2013 ( comments)
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. Third in our series is John F. Kennedy and his Addison's disease.

Flu Q&A: Where to get vaccine? How prevalent is flu this year?

Posted on Jan 17, 2013 ( comments)

Drop-in clinics offer vaccines for flu, whooping cough

Posted on Dec 18, 2012 ( comments)

Drop-in clinics are offering free immunizations this week for all children from birth through age 18 in Tacoma, Gig Harbor and Puyallup.

MultiCare Profiles: Nurse's LEGO creations comfort young patients

Posted on Dec 7, 2012 ( comments)
“I’m a kid nurse, so obviously I like to play with toys,” says Amy McGlinchy, RN, at the Mary Bridge Child Express in Gig Harbor. “I look for anyway I can connect with the kids. Sometimes when they first arrive, they won’t even look at me. But if I show them my LEGOs, then all of a sudden we’re best friends forever.”