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MultiCare Institute for Research & Innovation selected for grant to study effects of airway pressure intervention for patients with hypertension and sleep apnea

Posted on Oct. 17, 2017 ( comments)

Four-time heart attack survivor grateful for CPR kit donation

Posted on Sep. 8, 2017 ( comments)

Cardiac patients at Pulse Heart Institute will soon begin receiving the portable kits, funded by Abbott Construction of Seattle, with training from Pulse staff.

Christina and Kenneth Kitchens

Rare cardiac arrest in Good Samaritan’s PACU has a happy ending

Posted on May. 11, 2017 ( comments)

In the recovery room shortly after his Feb. 22 surgery, Kitchens went into cardiac arrest.

VAD implant as ‘destination therapy’ saves one man’s life

Posted on May. 9, 2017 ( comments)
Michael Fournier VAD patient
Julia McNevin

Weight loss program helps Julia turn life around

Posted on Feb. 27, 2017 ( comments)
For Julia, losing weight with the help of MultiCare's Medical Weight Loss Program helped improve her health in many areas.
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.

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.

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.

Joe Hidalgo Weight Loss

Success story: Striving toward a healthy heart

Posted on Sep. 29, 2016 ( comments)
A coworker's heart attack was a wake-up call to Joe Hidalgo. Read about his journey to take charge of his health.
Yosemite 2016

'Miraculous' recovery after a cardiac arrest: One patient's story

Posted on Sep. 23, 2016 ( comments)
Marci stayed in the Good Samaritan ICU, hospital rehab and outpatient physical therapy before making a full recovery after a cardiac arrest.