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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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Laughing through Labor

Laughing through Labor Ascension Seton Medical Center Austin offers new pain management option The pains of childbirth are no laughing matter, but a little laughter might be just what the patient orders. Moms delivering at Ascension Seton Medical Center Austin (SMCA) now have the option of using nitrous oxide, or laughing…
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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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Domo arigato, hospital roboto!

Domo arigato, hospital roboto! Seton, Diligent Droids, UT join forces to research hospital robot applications “I’m here at Ascension Seton Medical Center to show you some of the ways I can be a part of the patient care team,” said Poli, the hospital assistant robot prototype, to an amused crowd of clinicians on the…
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Ascension Seton psychologist wins prestigious award

Ascension Seton psychologist wins prestigious award Lloyd Berg, PhD, receives accolade for outstanding contributions Lloyd Berg, PhD, ABPP, a board-certified clinical health psychologist at the Ascension Seton Mind Institute, has received the 2016 Outstanding Contributions to Clinical Health Psychology Award from the American Psychological Association’s Society for Health…
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Ascension Seton announces key leadership changes

Ascension Seton announces key leadership changes New chief medical, nursing and financial officers named for Ascension’s Texas market Ascension Seton announces three new leadership changes. On August 14, David Martin, MD, assumed the position of Chief Medical Officer (CMO); and Yvonne VanDyke, MSN, RN, assumed the position of Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) for Ascension’s Texas market. In June, Ascension…
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Santa Visits Ascension Seton’s Tiniest Patients

Santa Visits Ascension Seton’s Tiniest Patients Santa Claus made a special visit to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Ascension Seton Medical Center Austin to pose for pictures with infants in the hospital. He came to bring holiday cheer to parents and their babies born too early, too small in size, or too sick to…
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