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Newborn Babies at SwedishAmerican Celebrate American Heart Month With Red Knit Hats

Volunteers from the American Heart Association and SwedishAmerican Hospital are celebrating American Heart Month by giving away free red knit hats to all babies born at SwedishAmerican in February. The Little Hats, Big Hearts™ project is an initiative to raise awareness of heart disease, the number one killer of Americans, and congenital heart defects, the most common type of birth defect in the country and the leading killer of infants with birth defects.

SwedishAmerican Medical Center/Belvidere Adopts New State-Of-The-Art MRI Machine

SwedishAmerican Medical Center/Belvidere is pleased to announce it has incorporated one of the most advanced diagnostic imaging tools available to improve patient access and help physicians provide the best medical outcomes possible. The new Signa Voyager 1.5T Wide Bore MRI system from GE Healthcare offers shorter exams and greater comfort for patients, while providing higher diagnostic confidence for doctors.

Pediatrician Dr. Manika Bhateja Relocates to Stateline Clinic

SwedishAmerican Pediatrician Dr. Manika Bhateja recently relocated to SwedishAmerican Stateline Clinic, located at 4282 E. Rockton Road, Roscoe. Previously, Dr. Bhateja was located at Rock Valley Clinic in Rockford.

Dr. Bhateja graduated from Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis. She completed her pediatrics residency training at Michigan State University and is board certified in pediatrics. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and has a special interest in disease prevention, childhood obesity and childhood ADD/ADHD.