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Four things you need to know about breast cancer

Four things you need to know about breast cancer October’s awareness month highlights risks  “You have breast cancer,”— four words no woman wants to hear. But more than 246,000 are diagnosed with breast cancer each year. It’s the most commonly diagnosed cancer and the second leading cause of death among women in the U.S., according to the…
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What you need to know about West Nile Virus

What you need to know about West Nile Virus   Symptoms, treatment and important facts about the mosquito-borne illness A warm start to the fall season means continued hot temperatures and high levels of humidity, keeping pesky mosquitoes buzzing around and carrying potential risk of West Nile Virus. Recently. a mosquito sampling in the Cedar Park area tested…
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Fighting fractures with a bone-building drug

Fighting fractures with a bone-building drug Study links drug to decreased risk of bone fractures in postmenopausal women with osteoporosis   Make no bones about it: bone loss and fractures related to osteoporosis can cause severe pain and even disability. A new drug that increases bone formation, reducing the risk of fracture, may be an improved…
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Dell Children’s announces new leadership

Dell Children’s announces new leadership Medical center’s new president, chief nursing officers named Two new key leaders at Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas — the only pediatric level I trauma center in Central Texas — have been named.
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Seton, Texas Organ Sharing Alliance honor organ donors

Seton, Texas Organ Sharing Alliance honor organ donors Tree of Life Ceremony hosted at Dell Seton  Kristin Lester was given 30 days to live after a variety of heart problems. After nearly dying, she woke up in the ICU with a machine doing the work for her no-longer functioning heart. Seventeen days later, Lester received a heart…
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Laughing through Labor

Laughing through Labor Seton Medical Center Austin offers new pain management option The pains of childbirth are no laughing matter, but a little laughter might be just what the patient orders. Moms delivering at Seton Medical Center Austin (SMCA) now have the option of using nitrous oxide, or laughing gas,  for…
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Ascension Texas Media Coverage Report: Sept. 1-7

        Dell Seton expands the type of burns it can treat   Austin American-Statesman Nicole Villalpando September 7, 2017   Dell Seton Medical Center at the University of Texas has launched a new burn program. The program can treat people with burns of up to 30…
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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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