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Cardiac arrest, heart attack and failure: What’s the difference?

Cardiac arrest, heart attack and failure: What’s the difference? Ascension 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…
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Hook ‘em Horns: Dell Children’s glows orange

Hook ‘em Horns: Dell Children’s glows orange There’s another orange tower glowing in Austin’s skyline. Following a football victory by the University of Texas Longhorns Saturday night, Dell Children’s lit its tower orange in support of the team who has visited patients and families at the hospital for nearly a decade. For the remaining football season,…
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Teaching World-Class, Low-Cost Care

Teaching World-Class, Low-Cost Care Dell Medical School, Dell Ascension Seton Medical Center win national grant to rethink physician training around value Dell Ascension Seton Medical Center at the University of Texas and the new Dell Medical School at The University…
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Hundreds Record History in Time Capsule

Hundreds Record History in Time Capsule Ascension Seton community inscribes its thoughts and wishes for new teaching hospital Nearly 350 staff and clinicians left their mark in a time capsule guest book that will be “buried” at the future teaching hospital and opened decades from now. Some left messages that provided advice to 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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After 50 Years, Couple’s Dream Comes True

After 50 Years, Couple’s Dream Comes True Imagine Austin without MoPac and Capital of Texas Highway. Don Cummins couldn’t, so in the late 1960s he funded, out of his own pocket, studies on the need and benefits of adding north/south travel corridors west of the city. Today, Don and his wife, Betty, can’t imagine Austin without a…
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