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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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Addiction to Work Makes Us Stupid, Depressed and Hurts Careers

By on November 6, 2015 in Featured, National Health News with 0 Comments
Addiction to Work Makes Us Stupid, Depressed and Hurts Careers

According to a recent Workforce Management study, 55% of employees have seen their workload increase, and 27% say it’s doubled. The constant pressure is creating an unsustainable pattern.

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Texas Minors No Longer Use Tanning Salons

By on November 4, 2015 in Featured, Health News Texas with 0 Comments
Texas Minors No Longer Use Tanning Salons

The relationship between tanning beds and skin cancer has concerned lawmakers on a state and national level for years, but there has been no consensus on how to address it.

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Texas Physicians Encourage Flu Vaccination

By on October 10, 2015 in Featured, Health News Texas, uncategorized with 0 Comments
Texas Physicians Encourage Flu Vaccination

As fall begins, flu season follows close behind. Physicians are urging Texans to get vaccinated against this potentially serious, even fatal illness.

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Sexual Activity is Safe for Most Heart Patients

By on September 29, 2015 in Featured, National Health News with 0 Comments
Sexual Activity is Safe for Most Heart Patients

If you have stable cardiovascular disease, it is more than likely that you can safely engage in sexual activity, according to an American Heart Association scientific statement.

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Seton Northwest Hospital Stirs Up Recipe for Food Service Success

By on December 1, 2013 in Featured, Health News Texas, Patient Care with 0 Comments
Seton Northwest Hospital Stirs Up Recipe for Food Service Success

Shortly after moving to Austin Rose Marie Lallo was hospitalized twice with pneumonia that required more than two weeks at Seton Northwest Hospital. An antiquated food delivery system resulted in her receiving food prepared for the diet and taste of the previous occupant.

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Organization Trains Young Physicians for Leadership Roles

By on July 1, 2013 in Featured, Research & Education with 0 Comments
Organization Trains Young Physicians for Leadership Roles

In an ongoing effort to develop new physician leaders from within its membership, the agency that represents Texas medical professionals has graduated a third leadership class. The Texas Medical Association (TMA) has graduated from its Leadership College 18 physicians from around the state.

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Heart Keeps Ticking 25-Years for Austin Transplant Recipient

By on June 4, 2013 in Central Texas, Featured with 0 Comments
Heart Keeps Ticking 25-Years for Austin Transplant Recipient

At the age of 56, Twain Schieffer was told he had less than 48 hours to live. That was twenty-five long years ago and he’s alive and well to celebrate the occasion with a “re-birthday” cake at the hospital where the transplant was performed.

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Digital Dallas Dentist Reducing X-ray Exposure for Patients

By on May 16, 2013 in Featured, Health News Texas with 0 Comments
Digital Dallas Dentist Reducing X-ray Exposure for Patients

One person in the U.S. dies every hour from oral cancer according to figures compiled by the Oral Cancer Foundation. There are a number of practices and procedures available for healthcare providers to offer patients to prevent the desease. One Dallas-area dentist is committed to being on the cutting edge for his patients.

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New Seton Technology Links Cancer Specialists Across Central Texas

By on February 17, 2013 in Central Texas, Featured with 0 Comments
New Seton Technology Links Cancer Specialists Across Central Texas

As advances in cancer treatment have saved millions of lives, patients are now faced with more complex treatment decisions than ever before. Using state-of-the-art video technology (telemedicine) and nurse navigators the Cancer Care Collaborative (CCC) at Seton Medical Center Austin is enhancing the way physicians coordinate cancer care for their patients.

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