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Wireless Technologies Save Lives and Money for Healthcare Providers

By on July 7, 2016 in Featured, National Health News with 0 Comments
Wireless Technologies Save Lives and Money for Healthcare Providers

The 13-year-old boy watched frantically from the bank of the Colorado River as his dad struggled to free himself from the flood-swollen waters. Clutching his cell phone the boy dialed 9-1-1. When the dispatcher answered, she tried to get him to relay the location of the location of his party on the river, but the boy had no idea. Fortunately, he didn’t have to.

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Summertime Safety Tips from the Center for Disease Control

Summertime Safety Tips from the Center for Disease Control

It’s summertime, and that means it’s time to go outside and enjoy the weather. The return of warmer temperatures brings thoughts of freedom, relaxation, exploration, and being closer to nature.

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Spinal Cord Injury Patients Conquer Fear One Step at a Time at Seton Recovery Center

By on July 1, 2016 in Featured, Patient Care with 4 Comments
Spinal Cord Injury Patients Conquer Fear One Step at a Time at Seton Recovery Center

For spinal cord injury patients fear is a part of everyday life, especially the fear that they may never have the life they once enjoyed. As a quadripertic Daniel Curtis faces that fear daily from his wheelchair.

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A Mother’s Illness Brings Family Closer

By on June 30, 2016 in Featured, Health News Texas with 0 Comments
A Mother’s Illness Brings Family Closer

In April, 65 year-old Anna Guajardo was preparing for a family cruise with her brothers and sisters. Instead of sailing off on holiday, Ramirez sailed into stormy seas in a struggling for her life.

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Minimal Invasive Laser Surgery Gives Hope to Epilepsy Patients

By on June 18, 2016 in Featured, Health News Texas with 1 Comment
Minimal Invasive Laser Surgery Gives Hope to Epilepsy Patients

A new minimally invasive laser epilepsy surgery is being performed for the first time in Central Texas, giving new hope to epilepsy patients who are non-respondent to traditional medication.

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Bite Down, Low-Fat Alligator Meat Is Healthy for You to Eat

By on June 13, 2016 in Featured, National Health News with 0 Comments
Bite Down, Low-Fat Alligator Meat Is Healthy for You to Eat

Depending on taste, alligator meat is a delicacy, a novelty dish or downhome good eatin’. At the Vermilion Gator Farm, it’s a valuable by-product of a bigger operation.

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E-Bra, A Life Saving Two Cup Recipe for Radiation Exposure

E-Bra, A Life Saving Two Cup Recipe for Radiation Exposure

When the Chernobyl nuclear power plant ruptured in Ukraine in 1986, Dr. Elena Bodnar was brought in to treat victims of radiation poisoning and to study the consequences of radiation exposure.

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MediSend’s Mission Includes Proper Training and Tools

By on May 1, 2016 in Education, Health News Texas with 0 Comments
MediSend’s Mission Includes Proper Training and Tools

In developing countries around the world, an X-ray machine can ensure a Nigerian youth will receive proper treatment to heal a broken leg, rather than be crippled for life. Without trained personnel to operate and repair this life-saving equipment, it often lies useless as those in need suffer.

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Shrimping Part of Sabrina Galloway’s Life After Father’s Death

By on March 27, 2016 in Featured, Health News Texas with 0 Comments
Shrimping Part of Sabrina Galloway’s Life After Father’s Death

Trapped in the engine room of her father’s capsized shrimp boat for more than four hours while struggling to stay alive with her father’s lifeless body somewhere beneath the murky waters of Galveston Bay, 19-year-old Sabrina Galloway has good reason to hate her father’s boat, hate shrimping, hate Galveston Bay and hate a passion that has been a part of her life since a little girl.

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Mobile to Play a Significant Role in Healthcare According to Research

By on February 15, 2016 in National Health News with 0 Comments
Mobile to Play a Significant Role in Healthcare According to Research

Mobile technology will play a significant role in the provision of healthcare services globally the growth of the mHealth market will lead to a revenue opportunity worth US$23 billion by 2017.

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