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Ascension Seton hospitals celebrate American Heart Month

Ascension Seton hospitals celebrate American Heart Month Ascension Seton is celebrating American Heart Month throughout the month of February. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women, and it has been estimated as the underlying cause of death for 1 out of 4 deaths in the United States, according to the…
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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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’Donate Life’ Flags Hoisted at 4 Hospitals

’Donate Life’ Flags Hoisted at 4 Hospitals To mark National Donate Life Month in April, Ascension Seton and the Texas Organ Sharing Alliance are ceremoniously hoisting “Donate Life” flags in front of four hospitals: Ascension Seton Medical Center Austin, Ascension Seton Medical Center Williamson in Round Rock, Dell…
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389 Transplants Later, Program Marks 30 Years

389 Transplants Later, Program Marks 30 Years Walter Stevens, 71, is a Vietnam War veteran who has faced his share of challenges. But perhaps none was greater than what he faced in 1991, when at the age of 46 he was diagnosed with heart failure and told a heart transplant was his only chance of survival.
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