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After two decades of pain, acid reflux sufferer gets relief

After two decades of pain, acid reflux sufferer gets relief Patients diagnosed with Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) often experience life-limiting symptoms such as severe heartburn, acid indigestion, chest pain, regurgitation, difficulty swallowing and more. According to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), 20 percent of the United States’ population suffer from GERD. 63-year-old Jeffery Friend…
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Ascension Seton named title sponsor of Austin Marathon

Ascension Seton named title sponsor of Austin Marathon High Five Events recently announced Ascension Seton as the title sponsor and Official Medical Provider of the Austin Marathon . The title sponsorship includes naming rights, race weekend activations, and community engagement opportunities. The Ascension Seton Austin Marathon presented by Under Armour® will take place on February 17, 2019. “Ascension Seton is excited…
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Early detection of ovarian cancer

Early detection of ovarian cancer September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month It’s estimated that more than 22,000 U.S. women will receive a new diagnosis of ovarian cancer this year, and more than 14,000 women will die from the cancer. Although ovarian cancer is one of the deadliest cancers among women, survival rates are highest when cancer…
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New Hearing Center at Dell Children’s opens

New Hearing Center at Dell Children’s opens Hearing Center at Dell Children’s offers advanced technology, coordinated comprehensive care  Children with hearing loss have special needs as they learn and grow. Navigating and coordinating their care can be complicated and at times stressful. The new Hearing Center at Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas offers the first centralized,…
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Seton Medical Center Hays now provides advanced trauma care

Seton Medical Center Hays now provides advanced trauma care A higher level of care closer to home Seton Medical Center Hays (SMCH) is in the process of advancing its trauma certification to Level II and now operates as an advanced trauma center, capable of Level II trauma care. With the ability to provide comprehensive care for…
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Measles: What to know

Measles: What to know Already in 2018, more than 100 cases of measles have been reported across more than 20 states, including Texas according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Interestingly, the CDC says a majority of reported cases were in individuals who were not vaccinated. Kimberly Avila Edwards, M.D., pediatrician…
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Lunch time success for the new school year

Lunch time success for the new school year Tips for creating delicious and nutritious school lunches Packing a lunch for school can become a monotonous task and kids can quickly tire of typical lunch fare. And for parents who have picky eaters, figuring out what to send each day can be a real challenge. Maryam Navarro, registered…
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Bishop John McCarthy-A Beloved Friend

Bishop John McCarthy-A Beloved Friend Daughters of Charity historical photos: Sr Gertrude and Bishop McCarthy A trusted counselor and confidant to our Seton team, Bishop John McCarthy shared Seton’s calling to provide compassionate care to all, with special attention to the poor and vulnerable. During his…
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Scooter dangers and safety recommendations

Scooter dangers and safety recommendations Seton doctors see increase of severe scooter accidents and recommendations to keep riders safe Hot weather and summer excitement have Austin residents seeking out adventure. With the emergence of motorized scooters on the city’s busy streets, severe scooter accidents are on the rise, and physicians at Seton Healthcare Family are…
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