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hamster ski

Four tips for a healthy heart

Posted Feb 23, 2017 ( comments)
For Heart Month, we asked Dr. Lippman and the hamsters of the Heart Center at MultiCare Covington Medical Center to share tips for heart health.Read Article arrow
Roth family

Behavioral Health helps teens in a mental health crisis

Posted on Feb. 22, 2017 ( comments)

Bryce’s story is a reminder of how desperately our community needs the services provided by the new Adolescent Behavioral Health at Tacoma General.

Pulse Quick Clinic patient Blane Takamine

Quick Clinic visit saves local man from potential heart attack

Posted on Feb. 21, 2017 ( comments)

Blane credits Pulse Heart Institute Quick Clinics for saving time — and his life.

New brain surgery technology at Tacoma General promises to help stroke patients

Posted on Feb. 20, 2017 ( comments)
A new minimally invasive surgical device called the Apollo System promises to help surgeons at Tacoma General repair bleeding deep inside the brain for patients suffering hemorrhagic stroke.

Recipe: Pinterest-inspired soup in a jar

Posted on Feb. 16, 2017 ( comments)
Pinterest inspired soup in a jar
Heart Month

For Heart Month, answers to common heart questions

Posted on Feb. 15, 2017 ( comments)

For Heart Month, we posed several heart-health questions to our experts.

Local kid launches Lego drive for Mary Bridge

Posted on Feb. 13, 2017 ( comments)
Lego kid collects toys for Mary Bridge
Lung cancer patient Mike Shinn

MultiCare lung cancer screening program helps high-risk patients beat the disease

Posted on Feb. 9, 2017 ( comments)
Mike is now cancer-free thanks to a low-dose CT scan.

Recipe makeover: Baked zucchini fries

Posted on Feb. 8, 2017 ( comments)
Zucchini fries
Micah Fidler

Former Tacoma General NICU baby grows up to be successful model, world traveler

Posted on Feb. 7, 2017 ( comments)

It's difficult to imagine that Micah once struggled to breathe, grappling with heart and lung problems after being born prematurely.