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Why I'm choosing bariatric surgery: Getting uncomfortable

Posted May 4, 2016 ( comments)
Achieving a healthier weight and lifestyle is worth having, but I must embrace the discomfort of the journey to get there.Read Article arrow

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Washington to benefit from $3.75 million in CDC funds to improve stroke care

Posted on Jul. 22, 2015 ( comments)

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) is providing $3.75 million to improve stroke care here through the Paul Coverdell National Acute Stroke program — one of only six grants awarded nationally.

From life support to walking again: Phil's stroke recovery

Posted on May. 29, 2015 ( comments)
Phillip and Jackie Pope
Stroke Scan

Questions about stroke? Ask a stroke expert.

Posted on May. 20, 2015 ( comments)

May is American Stroke Month. Learn more about diagnosing and treating stroke, the fifth leading cause of death in this country.

MultiCare hospitals recognized for stroke care

Posted on May. 14, 2015 ( comments)

The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association "Get With The Guidelines" program recognizes our hospitals for our high levels of care.


MultiCare's Good Samaritan, Tacoma General hospitals achieve highest level of Chest Pain Center Accreditation

Posted on Feb. 14, 2015 ( comments)
The hospitals' Chest Pain Centers received the highest level of accreditation available from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care (SCPC).
FES device Jeanette Cason

MultiCare researcher wins NIH grant

Posted on Aug. 21, 2014 ( comments)

A MultiCare researcher has won a National Institutes of Health grant for a study that could lead to normal walking for people with peripheral arterial disease.

Stroke care then and now

Posted on May. 30, 2014 ( comments)

Heart Month: New heart disease and stroke prevention guidelines

Posted on Feb. 19, 2014 ( comments)

DNA testing Q&A: Medical diagnosis vs. genetic entertainment

Posted on Nov. 26, 2013 ( comments)

National award honors stroke care at 3 MultiCare hospitals

Posted on Oct. 22, 2013 ( comments)

Only three hospitals – all of them with MultiCare Health System -- have been recognized for providing a high level of stroke care in Pierce County.