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Seton hospitals celebrate American Heart Month

Seton hospitals celebrate American Heart Month Seton Healthcare Family is celebrating American Heart Month throughout the month of February. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women, and it has been estimated as the underlying cause of death for 1 out of 4 deaths in the United States, according to the…
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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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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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Seton expands trauma care at newest teaching hospital

Seton expands trauma care at newest teaching hospital Doctors and nurses pulling hospital trolley, Dell Seton now accepting burn patients  Now you can count on Seton to care for even more of your emergency needs at Dell Seton Medical Center at The University of Texas, which launched a new burn program this August. The burn…
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Where to receive psychiatric emergency care after Aug. 31

Where to receive psychiatric emergency care after Aug. 31 Seton makes urgent mental health care more accessible in Austin  In preparation to return the University Medical Center Brackenridge campus back to Central Health, Seton’s Psychiatric Emergency Department (SPED) will be integrated within the emergency department at Dell Seton Medical Center at The University of Texas, starting Aug. 31…
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Feeling blue? Practicing yoga might help boost your mood

Feeling blue? Practicing yoga might help boost your mood New research shows the exercise may ease depression If you’re a devout yogi, your downward dog poses may have more health benefits than just to your physical well-being. New research shows practicing yoga, in conjunction with traditional therapy, is effective in boosting your mood and decreasing depression.
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Large-scale data project to help vulnerable babies

Large-scale data project to help vulnerable babies Premature babies face a number of potential health threats after they are born. But how can hospitals predict when complications might become dangerous? And are these signs of problems — such as cerebral palsy, autism and developmental delays — that might appear later in life?…
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Is coffee drinking the answer to longevity?

Is coffee drinking the answer to longevity? Studies link moderate coffee habits to lower death risks  The answer to a longer life might be at the bottom of your coffee cup. Recent articles published in the Annals of Internal Medicine show that increased coffee drinking may decrease risk of death. But how you take your…
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