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Patient IO Wins Innovation of the Year

Top Winners Honored with Future of Care Awards at Luncheon Benefitting Dell Seton Medical Center at UT Patient IO, an Austin company working to improve how people manage their personal health through mobile technology, received the Seton Innovation of the Year Award for its trailblazing…
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Laundry Pods Packed with Poison

Parents who opt for the convenience of single-use laundry pods should know this: the pretty-colored packets are also attracting toddlers, sending a growing number to the ER for serious, sometimes life-threatening poisonings. A new study, released Monday by the American Academy of Pediatrics, show that…
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Common Allergy Drugs Linked to Memory Problems

If you’re struggling with seasonal allergies, watch out for some common allergy drugs that are linked to problems with memory, language and thinking. A new study shows that older adults taking widely-used drugs for issues including allergies, sleep, depression and overactive bladder had decreased brain sizes and cognitive…
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Seton Sponsors Austin’s Walk to Cure Arthritis

Joint Health Experts Hopeful as Seton Sponsors Austin’s Walk to Cure Arthritis  Seton Healthcare Family has teamed up with The Arthritis Foundation of Central Texas as a presenting sponsor in the Walk to Cure Arthritis, this Saturday, April 23 at 8 a.m. at Concordia…
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Spine Surgeon Joins Seton Medical Center Hays

Hays, Caldwell, Bastrop County Residents Won’t Need to Travel for Back Problems Dr. Vincent Wang, an expert in treating back and spine problems, has joined Seton Medical Center Hays and the Seton Brain and Spine Institute, becoming the only full-time spine surgeon dedicated to Hays…
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Emergency? Ask For Level I Trauma Care

  Life-threatening illnesses or injuries can happen to anyone at any time. Do you know where to go for the best trauma care? University Medical Center Brackenridge (UMCB) is the only adult Level I Trauma Center in the Central Texas area — that’s the highest level…
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Honoring Child Abuse Victims

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. According to the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services, 171 children died in Texas as a result of abuse and neglect in 2015—that’s 20 more fatalities than 2014. To honor these victims and spread awareness, the…
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New Center Fights No. 1 Women’s Killer

Addressing the need for better care and awareness when it comes to women’s heart health, Seton Healthcare Family is opening the Women’s Heart Center at the Seton Heart Institute. “Women have unique risk factors that are often overlooked or unknown, such as pregnancy-related or…
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10 Finalists for Seton Innovation Awards

Ten Central Texas companies are finalists for Seton Healthcare Family’s The Future of Care: Healthcare Innovation Awards, to be presented April 27 at the Future of Care: Innovation Luncheon at the Four Seasons Hotel. Finalists were selected from 85 applications by a panel of judges…
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Fox 7: Brain Surgeons Save Their Nurse

On April 8, Fox 7 Anchor/Reporter Ann Wyatt Little taped a story on Gigi Gelvosa, a Seton operating room nurse who worked closely with top surgeons in the Seton Brain and Spine Institute — and who suddenly found herself in need of their expert care. Drs. Mateo Ziu…
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