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Sorted By: Stroke & Neurosciences

Stroke patient’s quick response leads to successful recovery

Posted on May. 20, 2020 ( comments)

When June Tennyson had  trouble speaking and using her right arm, she didn't hesitate.  Thanks to her immediate action and the care she received at MultiCare, June is back to doing the things she loves.

Learn the warning signs of stroke and why it’s best to dial 911

Posted on May. 4, 2020 ( comments)
May is National Stroke Awareness Month. Stroke can happen to anyone, at any age and at any time.

Fran becomes first in world to receive special surgery

Posted on Sep. 17, 2019 ( comments)

Stroke symptoms in women can be different from men

Posted on May. 20, 2019 ( comments)
Strokes in women sometimes aren’t recognized as quickly because their symptoms can be different from men’s.

Is permanent daylight saving time a good idea? Sleep medicine doctor weighs in

Posted on Apr. 24, 2019 ( comments)
Washington lawmakers want to keep the state in DST year-round. What does a sleep expert think?

Musician with multiple sclerosis sees improvement after clinical trial

Posted on Mar. 28, 2019 ( comments)
The trial is showing promising results by both slowing down the progression of MS and decreasing the severity of the symptoms.

Laser ablation technology for brain tumors and epilepsy now offered at Tacoma General

Posted on Jan. 16, 2019 ( comments)
Visualase, a laser ablation technology for treating deep brain tumors and epilepsy, is now available at MultiCare Tacoma General Hospital.

What is restless legs syndrome and how do you treat it?

Posted on Dec. 21, 2018 ( comments)
The sudden urge to move your legs when you're relaxing may affect your sleep. What's going on, and can it be treated?

Stroke has no age limits

Posted on May. 16, 2018 ( comments)

MultiCare Tacoma General certified as Comprehensive Stroke Center

Posted on May. 9, 2018 ( comments)
The designation will shorten critical transport times for many stroke patients south of Tacoma.