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Shattered Glass and Dreams in Seton Mock Student Accident

By on April 4, 2012 in Central Texas with 0 Comments
Shattered Glass and Dreams in Seton Mock Student Accident

Broken glass and broken dreams filled Steck Ave as it intersected with Mesa Drive in North Austin. Death was everywhere – literally walking the streets followed by a number of zombies. Austin Police, Fire and EMS team up with Dell Children’s Hospital and Anderson High School to save student lives by showing consequences of drinking and driving.

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Cranial Helmets Make a Difference for Texas Children

By on March 27, 2012 in Central Texas, Featured with 0 Comments
Cranial Helmets Make a Difference for Texas Children

San Antonio pediatrician Dr. Brooks Hagee is the mother to 20-month-old daughter Caroline. Hagee, whose practice treat infants and consuls families on child medical issues, noticed her daughter had flatness in the back of her head, her forehead bulged out and one side of her face seemed fuller than the other.

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Mapping Identifies Dangerous Hot Spots to Keep Children Safe

By on March 21, 2012 in Central Texas with 0 Comments
Mapping Identifies Dangerous Hot Spots to Keep Children Safe

Injury is the leading cause of death and disability for children in Texas, community agencies and institutions, including both hospital systems, have instituted the use of mapping technology to identify areas where children are most likely to be injured.

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Special Need Families Have Special Medical Tax Deductions

By on March 17, 2012 in Central Texas, Experts with 2 Comments
Special Need Families Have Special Medical Tax Deductions

Developmental disabilities are on the increase. There are more than six million special needs children in the U.S., and the ranks continue to grow. Those affected by autism alone grew more than 70% in the last seven years.

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Central Texas’ First Comprehensive Inpatient Rehab Unit Built by Dell Children’s

By on March 2, 2012 in Central Texas with 0 Comments
Central Texas’ First Comprehensive Inpatient Rehab Unit Built by Dell Children’s

The region’s first comprehensive inpatient rehabilitative care center for children of all ages is expected to be ready for occupancy in May of 2013. A new tower addition to the Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas will increase capacity, expand existing specialty care services and build new programs not currently available.

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Patients First with Seton Total Health Person-Centered Care

By on February 29, 2012 in Central Texas, Featured with 0 Comments
Patients First with Seton Total Health Person-Centered Care

Total Health Partners is a team comprised of nine people – a physician, registered nurse, nurse practitioner, social worker and five health promoters. Patients come to the program primarily through referrals.

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