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Seton Medical Center Hays earns level III adult trauma center designation

Seton Medical Center Hays earns level III adult trauma center designation Providing advanced care for critically injured patients, closer to home Seton Medical Center Hays (SMCH) has received designation from Texas Department of State Health Services as an Advanced Level III Adult Trauma Facility. This means many traumatic injuries including injuries from automobile crashes, falls, or other serious…
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Winning the battle against cervical cancer

Winning the battle against cervical cancer Cervical cancer screening saves lives January marks Cervical Cancer Awareness Month, and according to the American Cancer Society, approximately 12,000 new cases of invasive cervical cancer are diagnosed each year. The good news: cervical pre-cancers are diagnosed far more often than invasive cervical cancer, thanks to increased screening with…
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How to reduce holiday stress

How to reduce holiday stress Taking care of yourself during the holidays can lead to a happier, healthier you While the holidays are meant to be a time of joy, they can also be a time of stress for many people due to pressure, conflict, or feeling overwhelmed by expectations. A lack of time,…
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Surviving the holidays without derailing a healthy diet

Surviving the holidays without derailing a healthy diet Four tips for surviving holiday eating The holidays are full of fun, friends and family and of course, food.  Many individuals who want to stick to their nutritional goals may look at the holidays and think of all of the foods they’ll need to avoid. But the truth is,…
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Avoiding holiday toy trauma

Avoiding holiday toy trauma Are the toys under your tree safe? When looking for the perfect gift to put under the tree, Dr. Eric Higginbotham, head of emergency medicine at Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas, says safety should be at the top of your shopping list. Dell Children’s is part of…
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Santa visits Seton’s tiniest treasures

Santa visits Seton’s tiniest treasures Santa poses for pictures with preemies, families spending Christmas in the Neonatal ICU Jolly Old Saint Nick paid a visit to Seton Medical Center Austin (SMCA) to bring holiday cheer to parents and their babies born…
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Dell Seton achieves LEED Gold status

Dell Seton achieves LEED Gold status Downtown teaching hospital receives top marks for environmental stewardship Dell Seton Medical Center at The University of Texas has attained Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) for Healthcare Gold certification, a prestigious global green rating which identifies healthy, highly efficient and cost-saving health care buildings. From its calming…
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Healing Power of Art

Healing Power of Art Second Lady Pence spotlights art therapy at Ascension’s Dell Children’s Medical Center After announcing plans for her art therapy initiative, Second Lady Karen Pence visited Ascension’s Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas today to see first-hand how art therapy is making a difference in the lives…
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