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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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Dell Children’s orthopedics ranks among nation’s best

Dell Children’s orthopedics ranks among nation’s best U.S. News and World Report releases Best Children’s Hospitals, Dell Children’s in top 50 for pediatric orthopedics For the second consecutive year, Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas is nationally recognized for its excellence in pediatric orthopedics, according to the U.S. News and World Report list…
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Dell Children’s Emergency Care now at Ascension Seton Williamson

Dell Children’s Emergency Care now at Ascension Seton Williamson The world-class pediatric emergency care of Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas is now available in Round Rock. Families with infants, children and teens can visit the ER at Ascension Seton Medical Center Williamson to get the same high-quality care of Dell Children’s in Austin. Dell Children’s pediatric emergency experts…
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Seton, Dell Medical School partner up to tackle Alzheimer’s disease

Seton, Dell Medical School partner up to tackle Alzheimer’s disease Collaboration aimed at long-term Alzheimer’s genetics, biomarkers study Imagine being able to take a blood test that detects your risks of developing Alzheimer’s, and then getting a pill to prevent the disease from ever taking hold of your brain. A statewide partnership between seeks to make that vision a reality one…
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ER doc shares Memorial Day safety tips

ER doc shares Memorial Day safety tips As we prepare for Memorial Day weekend and the unofficial start of summer, Seton’s emergency staff is doing its own preparing—for the unfortunate uptick in traumas they typically see this holiday weekend. Christopher Ziebell, MD is medical director of the emergency department at Dell Ascension Seton Medical Center…
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Dell Children’s helps teen avoid open heart surgery

Dell Children’s helps teen avoid open heart surgery Dell Children’s is the first in Central Texas to offer Medtronic’s Melody® Transcatheter Pulmonary Valve – a non-invasive way to fix a heart valve that allows for shorter recovery time, less cost, and less pain. The Melody valve procedure is a heart catheterization procedure. Cardiologists replace the pulmonary…
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A new era of care begins at Dell Seton

A new era of care begins at Dell Seton Ascension Seton and Ascension began taking care of patients at Dell Ascension Seton Medical Center at The University of Texas May 21, marking a new era of health care in Austin. With careful precision, Ascension Seton care teams and Austin-Travis County EMS ensured patients were moved safely from University…
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Care teams perform Dell Seton’s inaugural trauma drill

Care teams perform Dell Seton’s inaugural trauma drill STAR Flight, trauma pros practice for new teaching hospital opening The trauma care team at Dell Ascension Seton Medical Center at The University of Texas teamed up with Travis County STAR Flight for its inaugural trauma drill, a training exercise to prepare clinicians for the medical situations…
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