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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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What parents need to know about Austin ISD student health services

What parents need to know about Austin ISD student health services This year marks the beginning of  the 22nd year of Dell Children‘s partnering with Austin ISD to provide student health services in area schools. There are some exciting changes to the model. What’s changing? Here’s what you need to know. School nurses and student health assistants: a team approach to care School nurses are…
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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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Understanding brain cancer

Understanding brain cancer Seton brain, cancer experts discuss glioblastoma Sen. John McCain’s brain cancer diagnosis announcement on Wednesday brings one of the most aggressive tumors of all human cancers to the forefront of the public eye. Neurosurgeons from Seton Brain and Spine Institute — the largest, most comprehensive neuroscience program in…
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Health care executive Craig Cordola to lead Ascension Texas

Health care executive Craig Cordola to lead Ascension Texas New leader starts September 1 Following an extensive nationwide search, experienced and accomplished healthcare executive Craig A. Cordola, FACHE, has been selected to succeed Jesús Garza as Senior Vice President, Ascension Healthcare, and Ministry Market Executive, Ascension Texas, effective September 1, 2017. Ascension Texas includes Providence Healthcare Network in Waco…
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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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