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Ascension Seton named title sponsor of Austin Marathon

Ascension Seton named title sponsor of Austin Marathon High Five Events recently announced Ascension Seton as the title sponsor and Official Medical Provider of the Austin Marathon . The title sponsorship includes naming rights, race weekend activations, and community engagement opportunities. Ascension Seton Austin Marathon presented by Under Armour® will take place on February 17, 2019. “Ascension Seton is excited to…
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Early detection of ovarian cancer

Early detection of ovarian cancer September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month It’s estimated that more than 22,000 U.S. women will receive a new diagnosis of ovarian cancer this year, and more than 14,000 women will die from the cancer. Although ovarian cancer is one of the deadliest cancers among women, survival rates are highest when cancer…
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Four things you need to know about breast cancer

Four things you need to know about breast cancer October’s awareness month highlights risks  “You have breast cancer,”— four words no woman wants to hear. But more than 246,000 are diagnosed with breast cancer each year. It’s the most commonly diagnosed cancer and the second leading cause of death among women in the U.S., according to the…
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Understanding brain cancer

Understanding brain cancer Ascension Seton brain, cancer experts discuss glioblastoma Sen. John McCain’s brain cancer diagnosis announcement on Wednesday brings one of the most aggressive tumors of all human cancers to the forefront of the public eye. Neurosurgeons from Ascension Seton Brain and Spine Institute — the largest, most comprehensive neuroscience…
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Is coffee drinking the answer to longevity?

Is coffee drinking the answer to longevity? Studies link moderate coffee habits to lower death risks  The answer to a longer life might be at the bottom of your coffee cup. Recent articles published in the Annals of Internal Medicine show that increased coffee drinking may decrease risk of death. But how you take your…
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Ready for summer swimming? Beware of hidden harms

Ready for summer swimming? Beware of hidden harms While cooling off in a pool or lake may look refreshing on a hot summer’s day, you may want to consider some dangers lurking beneath the surface before taking the plunge. Things like parasites and electric currents are a couple of dangers you can’t see in the water, but…
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Playing it safe on the playground

Playing it safe on the playground Warmer temps are here, school is almost out and children are ready for summer fun. Playground time is a great way for children to get fresh air and exercise; but before kids start monkeying around, parents should equip themselves and their children with safety tips to help prevent falls…
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Yo-yo dieting is a no-no for your heart

Yo-yo dieting is a no-no for your heart Weight fluctuations linked to greater heart risks For people with heart disease, constantly losing and gaining weight like a yo-yo is associated with doubling your risks of heart attack, stroke and even death, according to new research. “This study agrees with what we already know about the effects of…
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