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Scooter dangers and safety recommendations

Scooter dangers and safety recommendations Ascension Seton doctors see increase of severe scooter accidents and recommendations to keep riders safe Hot weather and summer excitement have Austin residents seeking out adventure. With the emergence of motorized scooters on the city’s busy streets, severe scooter accidents are on the rise, and physicians at Ascension Seton are…
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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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What you need to know about dry drowning

What you need to know about dry drowning What’s the key to spotting post-swimming symptoms? Summer swimming may be dangerous even after your day at the pool. Drowning dangers may exist even after you’re out of the water. Also called “delayed drowning,” dry drowning means that water enters the lungs but side effects don’t appear until hours…
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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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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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FDA: Homeopathic teething products unsafe

FDA: Homeopathic teething products unsafe Heads up, parents. While homeopathic teething tablets may sound like a safe and natural remedy to ease your baby’s swollen gums, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning potential side effects could be harmful or even deadly to infants and children. The tablets are readily available in retail…
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Kids and sports: Don’t specialize too soon

Kids and sports: Don’t specialize too soon New study shows playing a variety of sports may prevent injury in young kids A growing number of kids in the U.S. are playing sports seriously at a young age, but new research shows specializing in one single sport too soon may not be the healthiest for your…
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