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New Pediatric Clinic Now Open in Rainier Valley

!–paging_filter–pAdd another clinic to the growing list of neighborhood health care providers that are reshaping the health care landscape, partly in response to the establishment of the Affordable Care Act. a href=”http://www.hopecentralhealth.org“HopeCentral, a pediatric and behavioral health clinic/a, opened its doors in Rainier Valley in March; in addition to filling a need for pediatric services…

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Mama Doc’s New Book

!–paging_filter–pDr. Wendy Sue Swanson’s relatable writings on her life as a pediatrician and mom on her blog, a href=”http://seattlemamadoc.seattlechildrens.org/“Seattle Mama Doc/a, have made her the face of the newest generation of doctors who are reaching out to patients and the community via social media; so much so, her a href=”https://twitter.com/SeattleMamaDoc“Twitter/a was named one of Time…

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For pediatrician Wendy Sue Swanson raising children is like a second medical residency

!–paging_filter–pAfter navigating medical school, charting a career and establishing a successful pediatric practice, Dr. Wendy Sue Swanson had certain expectations about having children. “I had idealistic visions of motherhood,” she says./ppThen, during an ultrasound conducted 12 weeks into her first pregnancy, reality hit. “There was this little guy bopping around, with his arms and legs…

Top Docs ’11: Pediatric Specialties – Gastroenterology

PEDIATRIC GASTROENTEROLOGY Dennis L. Christie, M.D., Seattle Children’s Hospital, 4800 Sand Point Way NE, 206.987.2521, University of Washington Medical Center; Northwestern University, 1968; inflammatory bowel disease, pediatric gastroenterology, hepatology. See profile on page 84. Simon P. Horslen, M.B., Ch.B., Seattle Children’s Hospital, 4800 Sand Point Way NE, 206.987.2521, University of Washington Medical Center; University of…

Top Docs ’11: Pediatric Specialties – Endocrinology

PEDIATRIC ENDOCRINOLOGY Martin A. Goldsmith, M.D., Pediatrics Northwest, 34503 Ninth Ave. S, Suite 220, Federal Way, 253.383.5777, Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital and Health Center; Albany Medical College, 1975; diabetes, growth disorders Gad B. Kletter, M.D., Pediatric Specialty Care, 1101 Madison St., Suite 800, 206.215.2700, Swedish Medical Center; Sackler School of Medicine, Israel, 1984; growth/development disorders,…

Top Docs ’11: Pediatric Specialties – Cardiology

Pediatric Cardiology Robert J. Boucek Jr., M.D., Seattle Children’s Hospital, 4800 Sand Point Way NE, 206.987.2015, University of Washington Medical Center; Tulane University, 1969; congenital heart disease, cardiac transplantation, vascular anomalies Peter S. Hesslein, M.D., Pediatric Specialty Care, 1101 Madison St., Suite 800, 206.215.2700, Swedish Medical Center; Baylor College of Medicine, 1976; cardiac electrophysiology, pacemakers…

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Publisher’s Note: The True Seattle Influencers

Forget social media. These are the real heroes.

In-flu-ence /ˈinflo͝oəns/. The power or capacity of causing an effect in indirect or intangible ways. An emanation of spiritual or moral force. An ethereal fluid held to flow from the stars and to affect the actions of humans. With all the attention on “influencers” on social media, I think we’ve lost the true meaning of…

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Every Car Has a Story: ‘I don’t own cars. They own me.’

Blake Siebe takes a most unusual approach to car collecting

There are two kinds of car collectors. The vast majority fit into a sort of “check box” mentality of acquiring cars anointed by others as collector worthy. In contrast, a rare category of car collectors, I might venture to say, are the true cognoscenti who discover vehicles that no one is yet appreciating. They relish in…