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Easter Seals Central Texas Brings “Day of the Dead” To Life With Austin Celebration

By on September 6, 2015 in Central Texas, Health News Texas with 0 Comments
Easter Seals Central Texas Brings “Day of the Dead” To Life With Austin Celebration

Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Day, is a Mexican holiday recognized around the world, but leave it to Austin to bring the Day of the Dead to life for a good cause with music, cultural performances, art, kid’s activities and lots and lots of great food and drink.

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MediSend International Educational Expansion

By on September 1, 2015 in Health News Texas with 0 Comments
MediSend International Educational Expansion

With the initiation of a capital campaign to raise funds for the expansion of the Medisend Global Education Center, the Board of Directors of MediSend International remains committed to the groundbreaking program it has created.

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ExxonMobil Teams with MediSend to Transform Chad Healthcare

By on December 1, 2014 in Corporate Health, Health News Texas with 0 Comments
ExxonMobil Teams with MediSend to Transform Chad Healthcare

MediSend International, in a philanthropic partnership with ExxonMobil, is delivering a program to transform healthcare in Chad through education in biomedical technologies.

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New Preventive Cardiology Center Focuses on Early Intervention

By on December 16, 2013 in Health News Texas with 0 Comments
New Preventive Cardiology Center Focuses on Early Intervention

A new preventive cardiology center designed to medically manage the risk factors of acquired heart disease in children has opened in Houston. The center offers multidisciplinary, specialized care for children with these risk factors or who have a strong family history of cardiac disease.

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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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Telling “Tail” Told by Texas State and Seton Family

By on October 2, 2013 in Health News Texas with 0 Comments
Telling “Tail” Told by Texas State and Seton Family

Bobcats are known for having short, bobbed tails, but Boko, the mascot for Texas State University in San Marcos, had a tail the length considered uncharacteristic for the breed. The solution, cosmetic surgery at Seton Medical Center Hays in nearby Kyle.

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Boston Surgeon Gives Life to Congo Boy Aboard Mercy Ships

By on September 23, 2013 in Health News Texas with 0 Comments
Boston Surgeon Gives Life to Congo Boy Aboard  Mercy Ships

A volunteer surgeon from Boston removed a ‘fist sized’ tumor from the throat of a four-year-old boy who was slowly suffocating. The complex surgery was performed onboard the world’s largest non-governmental hospital ship, the Africa Mercy.

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Texas Tort Reform Means More Docs, More Care

By on September 5, 2013 in Health News Texas, Healthcare Politics with 1 Comment
Texas Tort Reform Means More Docs, More Care

Drs. Justin and Katherine Hensley couldn’t get to Texas quickly enough. The young emergency physician and his pediatrician wife were completing their medical residencies in North Carolina. Without medical liability reform similar to what Texas passed in 2003, Dr. Justin Hensley routinely had to test his patients — for the wrong reason.

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Students Learn to Give Back at Two Dell Children’s Camps

By on July 26, 2013 in Health News Texas with 0 Comments
Students Learn to Give Back at Two Dell Children’s Camps

More than 100 students with with an interest in health, technology and active gaming, as well as those interested in maintaining a healthy lifestyle and giving back to their community through volunteering, gathered last week at Central Texas largest dedicated children’s hospital.

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Superheroes Clean-Up Houston’s Texas Children’s Hospital

By on July 24, 2013 in Health News Texas with 0 Comments
Superheroes Clean-Up Houston’s Texas Children’s Hospital

Some of Houston’s finest widow washers recently dressed as superheroes and scaled the walls of Texas Children’s Hospital in the heart of the Texas Medical Center. Superman, Spiderman, Batman, and Captain America gave the hospital’s young patients and staff and unforgettable surprise show.

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