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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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Avoiding Trauma by Toys: Tips for holiday toy-buying

Avoiding Trauma by Toys: Tips for holiday toy-buying Every parent looks forward to seeing their child’s face light up at the sight of a new toy during the holidays. But as we begin to shop for our little ones, emergency room physicians say safety should be at the top of our shopping list. To help parents make…
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Hook ‘em Horns: Dell Children’s glows orange

Hook ‘em Horns: Dell Children’s glows orange There’s another orange tower glowing in Austin’s skyline. Following a football victory by the University of Texas Longhorns Saturday night, Dell Children’s lit its tower orange in support of the team who has visited patients and families at the hospital for nearly a decade. For the remaining football season,…
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Ascension Seton Sponsors Austin’s Walk to Cure Arthritis

Ascension Seton Sponsors Austin’s Walk to Cure Arthritis Joint Health Experts Hopeful as Ascension Seton Sponsors Austin’s Walk to Cure Arthritis  Ascension Seton has teamed up with The Arthritis Foundation of Central Texas as a presenting sponsor in the Walk to Cure Arthritis, this Saturday, April 23 at 8 a.m. at Concordia…
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Coping with a Parent’s Death

Coping with a Parent’s Death Two celebrities, Ultimate Fighting Champion, Ronda Rousey, and comedian Sarah Silverman, opened up recently about depression after losing a parent. In an Entertainment Tonight interview, Silverman talked about her upcoming movie, I Smile Back, where she plays a character struggling with depression. Silverman, famous for making…
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Answers to Asthma in the Gut?

Answers to Asthma in the Gut? New study finds four types of bacteria in babies’ digestive systems could lower asthma risk later in life. Recently, Canadian researchers published the first study looking at how certain microbes, found in the gut, might affect asthma. The scientists are hopeful these findings may one day help develop a…
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Superheroes Save the Day at Dell Children’s

Superheroes Save the Day at Dell Children’s Members of the Austin Police Department’s Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) team recently put on a Superhero Day at Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas. Officers rappelled down the hospital building dressed as some of the most popular superheroes, waving to patients and families through the…
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