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New heart mapping technology at Dell Children’s

New heart mapping technology at Dell Children’s At nine years old, Sofia Dahlberg is a typical vivacious and active kid. When not playing volleyball or tennis, she’s honing her acting skills, most recently as Miss Hannigan in her school’s performance of Annie. But because of an abnormal heart rhythm (cardiac arrhythmia) diagnosed at age…
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Seton doctor receives top cardiology honor

Seton doctor receives top cardiology honor Seton Heart Institute’s George P. Rodgers, MD, awarded Distinguished Fellowship Award George P. Rodgers, MD, FACC, has been awarded the 2017 Distinguished Fellowship Award by the American College of Cardiology (ACC) in honor of his contributions to the cardiovascular…
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Fishing for good supplement ideas?

Fishing for good supplement ideas? fish oil soft gels lying on white porcelain plate in the form of fish (yellow background) New American Heart Association study says fish oil helps after heart attack Nearly 19 million adults take omega-3 fish oil supplements as part of their daily regimen, but how many of…
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Seton brings national emergency initiative to Austin

Seton brings national emergency initiative to Austin Brackenridge trauma doctors teach classes on how to save a life During her fifth week on the job as an Austin Police Department officer, Katrina Ratcliff responded to the sound of gunshots followed by a speeding vehicle headed her way. She and APD officers Derrick Lehman and Trey Morgan…
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Cardiac arrest, heart attack and failure: What’s the difference?

Cardiac arrest, heart attack and failure: What’s the difference? Seton cardiologist explains heart conditions in light of George Michael and Carrie Fisher deaths This week the world lost two pop culture icons, George Michael and Carrie Fisher. In light of recent news about these much-loved celebrities, doctors say it’s important to understand various heart condition signs, symptoms and tips for prevention.
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Domo arigato, hospital roboto!

Domo arigato, hospital roboto! Seton, Diligent Droids, UT join forces to research hospital robot applications “I’m here at Seton Medical Center to show you some of the ways I can be a part of the patient care team,” said Poli, the hospital assistant robot prototype, to an amused crowd of clinicians on the sixth…
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New recommendations released for heart disease preventing statin drugs

New recommendations released for heart disease preventing statin drugs Should you start taking a statin too? New research shows more people than previously thought may benefit from taking statins — even those without heart disease. This week, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force updated its recommendations for these cholesterol-lowering medications. The new guidelines suggest people ages 40-75…
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Beer me: Can booze help heart health?

Beer me: Can booze help heart health? Study shows alcohol may have cholesterol benefits Moderate drinkers could experience some heart health benefits from having a daily brewski. A new American Heart Association study suggests drinking moderate amounts of alcohol may slow the decline of a protector of your heart—good cholesterol, or high-density lipoprotein (HDL).
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New clinical partnership fights breast cancer

New clinical partnership fights breast cancer Seton, UT join forces  using advanced imaging methods to combat deadly disease Thomas Yankeelov, MD In partnership with Seton Healthcare Family, Texas Oncology and Austin Radiological Association, The University of Texas at Austin has embarked on a two-year clinical study to test advanced imaging methods that could provide…
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