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Ascension Seton employees, UT students shape medical innovations

Ascension Seton employees, UT students shape medical innovations Ascension Seton draws upon employees, UT students to shape medical innovations Local medical device company licenses three Ascension Seton health care inventions Ascension Seton has successfully licensed three patent-pending technologies to Austin-based Medical Innovation Labs (MIL), which will refine the prototypes and develop them into commercial products. The…
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From RN to MD: Two Ascension Seton Perspectives

From RN to MD: Two Ascension Seton Perspectives When the inaugural class of 50 students gathers in July at The University of Texas at Austin’s Dell Medical School, it will include one of Seton’s own – David J. Woerner, RN, CNA. David’s is not the usual career path for an aspiring physician. It’s uncommon for a registered nurse pursue a…
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Maximize Your Heart-Brain Connection

Maximize Your Heart-Brain Connection Seven Ways to Keep Your Heart Strong, Mind Sharp We can’t stop ourselves from getting older but we can reduce the risk of both heart and brain problems, such as strokes and memory issues, by making simple lifestyle changes. A recent study published in the Journal…
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Trauma Survivors’ Living Proof

Trauma Survivors’ Living Proof Patients, families and trauma care teams pay tribute to recovery Patients who’ve survived trauma injuries came together to celebrate their success with the University Medical Center Brackenridge (UMCB) trauma care team that led their way through treatment and recovery at the third annual Trauma Survivors Celebration.
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To Use Antibiotics or Avoid Them in OB-GYN Surgery?

To Use Antibiotics or Avoid Them in OB-GYN Surgery? Seton-UT Dell Medical School Resident Presents Exciting New Research Mary Rieger, MD, a second-year OB-GYN resident at Ascension Seton and The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School, has presented new research that may lead to a novel use for antibiotics when treating certain wounds in…
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Women’s Heart Center on Fox 7 Good Day Austin

Women’s Heart Center on Fox 7 Good Day Austin Heart disease remains the number one killer of women and kills more women than all cancers combined. The staggering statistic is why Dr. Caitlin Giesler says Ascension Seton opened the Women’s Heart Center. The center is focused on treating women and their heart related issues.
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Stroke Symptoms? Think FAST, Experts Say

Stroke Symptoms? Think FAST, Experts Say Ascension Seton experts urge Central Texans to learn how to recognize stroke symptoms If you’re with someone who may be having a stroke right now, do you know what symptoms to look for? Here’s a hint: you have to think FAST. “Nearly 2 million brain cells…
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One Patient at a Time or 1000 at Once

One Patient at a Time or 1000 at Once Level I trauma team stands at the ready The adult level I trauma team at University Medical Center Brackenridge (UMCB) will make its new home at Dell Ascension Seton Medical Center at The University of Texas in 2017. Our physicians’ dedication to service, professional experience, role as educators…
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Experts Combat Stroke With New Research

Experts Combat Stroke With New Research Central Texas Becoming Widely Recognized for Advancing Treatments Experts from across the globe gather this week in Spain to learn some of the latest stroke research from leaders of the new Ascension Seton Dell Medical School Stroke Institute and the medical school. Steven Warach MD, medical director of the…
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Fentanyl: Dangerous potential for abuse

Fentanyl: Dangerous potential for abuse Reports of possible fentanyl-related drug overdoses in Austin prompt a deeper look into this powerful opioid drug. Fentanyl is a potent prescription drug used to treat people with chronic pain or long-lasting pain conditions including some forms of cancer. It also helps ease pain in cases…
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