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New Hearing Center at Dell Children’s opens

New Hearing Center at Dell Children’s opens Hearing Center at Dell Children’s offers advanced technology, coordinated comprehensive care  Children with hearing loss have special needs as they learn and grow. Navigating and coordinating their care can be complicated and at times stressful. The new Hearing Center at Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas offers the first centralized,…
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Measles: What to know

Measles: What to know Already in 2018, more than 100 cases of measles have been reported across more than 20 states, including Texas according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Interestingly, the CDC says a majority of reported cases were in individuals who were not vaccinated. Kimberly Avila Edwards, M.D., pediatrician…
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Give dad the gift of good health

Give dad the gift of good health Give dad the gift of good health by making sure he is living a healthy lifestyle Developing a healthier lifestyle or losing weight can often seem like an overwhelming feat. But managing weight and staying up to date with preventative care are key to living a healthy, active life.
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Where to receive psychiatric emergency care after Aug. 31

Where to receive psychiatric emergency care after Aug. 31 Ascension Seton makes urgent mental health care more accessible in Austin  In preparation to return the University Medical Center Brackenridge campus back to Central Health, Seton’s Psychiatric Emergency Department (SPED) will be integrated within the emergency department at Dell Ascension Seton Medical Center at The University of Texas, starting…
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Dell Children’s orthopedics ranks among nation’s best

Dell Children’s orthopedics ranks among nation’s best U.S. News and World Report releases Best Children’s Hospitals, Dell Children’s in top 50 for pediatric orthopedics For the second consecutive year, Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas is nationally recognized for its excellence in pediatric orthopedics, according to the U.S. News and World Report list…
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Dell Children’s Emergency Care now at Ascension Seton Williamson

Dell Children’s Emergency Care now at Ascension Seton Williamson The world-class pediatric emergency care of Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas is now available in Round Rock. Families with infants, children and teens can visit the ER at Ascension Seton Medical Center Williamson to get the same high-quality care of Dell Children’s in Austin. Dell Children’s pediatric emergency experts…
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Dell Children’s nationally accredited for critical care transport

Dell Children’s nationally accredited for critical care transport Team attains highest possible accreditation by national standards The pediatric critical care transport team at Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas recently received full accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems (CAMTS) for helicopter, airplane and ambulance transportation. This is the highest designation by…
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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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Dell Children’s helps teen avoid open heart surgery

Dell Children’s helps teen avoid open heart surgery Dell Children’s is the first in Central Texas to offer Medtronic’s Melody® Transcatheter Pulmonary Valve – a non-invasive way to fix a heart valve that allows for shorter recovery time, less cost, and less pain. The Melody valve procedure is a heart catheterization procedure. Cardiologists replace the pulmonary…
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