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Seton Invention: Ringless Needle Holder

Dr. Steven Henry demonstrates A ringless needle holder, invented and designed for more efficient suturing during surgeries, is the first medical device of its kind developed and licensed by Seton Healthcare Family. It soon will be made available to surgeons across the U.S. Here is a video…
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Retired NFLers Screened Free at Seton

As excitement builds for the Super Bowl, Seton Healthcare Family teamed up with Living Heart Foundation (LHF) to screen 39 retired National Football League players for heart disease and other potentially life-threatening conditions such as head injuries, diabetes and stroke.The screenings, offered free of charge, were conducted at…
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Seton Southwest Gala to Fund Cafeteria

The 2016 “Deep in the Heart of Texas” Seton Spring Affair, benefitting Seton Southwest Hospital, will be held Friday, April 8, 2016, to raise funds for the only nonprofit, comprehensive medical center in the community, event organizers announced. Table sponsorship information is now available at http://setonhaysfoundation.org/seton-spring-affair. A…
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¿Embarazada? 5 Puntos Importantes sobre el Virus Zika

Los Centros para el Control y Prevención de Enfermedades (CDC) están advirtiendo a las mujeres embarazadas eviten viajar a países donde está presente el virus Zika. Las advertencias para viajar incluyen a Puerto Rico, Islas Caribeñas, México y países en Centro y Sudamérica. Aunque la mayoría de la gente…
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Pregnant? 5 Things to Know About Zika Virus

Noticia en Español The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is advising pregnant women to avoid travel to areas where Zika virus is present. The travel warning includes Central and South America, Puerto Rico, Caribbean islands and Mexico. While the majority of people who become infected with…
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Nominate Now! Healthcare Innovation Awards

Everyone involved can feel lost and alone in the maze of health care. Imagine what it would be like to connect with your doctor or nurse or insurance company as easily as you text friends. Imagine knowing they are all actually connecting to each other on your behalf. Can…
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Shocking! Doc Prescribes Vest, Patient Saved

Dr. Vamsi Krishna, Seton Heart Institute interventionist cardiologist, recently prescribed something different to one of his patients – a vest, equipped with a defibrillator in case he went into cardiac arrest. It worked. It saved the patient’s life. Twice. KXAN-TV recently did a story on the patient and…
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Now Open: Dell Children’s Safety Store

For families in need, accessing affordable child safety items like car seats and helmets just got easier, thanks to safety experts at Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas. Simply Safety is a new family-centered community safety store made possible by the hospital’s Injury Prevention team. Inside, you’ll find everything from safety seats and life jackets…
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Rethinking ADHD Diagnoses

Over the past two decades, there has been a spike in the diagnoses of attention hyperactivity deficit disorder (ADHD) in children. Are there more kids with ADHD or are they being over-diagnosed and, ultimately, overmedicated? “Attentional issues are common experiences among all children, so most people endorse having some…
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Engineers and Physicians: Vital Partners

Under the headline “Engineers and Physicians: Vital Partners in the Health Care Revolution,” Texas Engineer, the magazine of The University of Texas’ Cockrell School of Engineering, featured an early success story about a Seton Healthcare Family physician partnering closely – and successfully – with a UT researcher. Such partnerships already…
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