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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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Heart Attack Grill on Life Support, Physicians Wants Plug Pulled

By on January 26, 2013 in Featured, National Health News with 0 Comments
Heart Attack Grill on Life Support, Physicians Wants Plug Pulled

The hospitalization of a patron eating a “Triple Bypass Burger” at the infamous Las Vegas Heart Attack Grill, has drawn the scorn of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM), a Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit dedicated to promoting preventive medicine, better nutrition and higher standards of research.

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Mobile Devices — The Physician’s Ultimate Tool?

By on July 19, 2012 in 21st Century Health, Featured with 0 Comments
Mobile Devices — The Physician’s Ultimate Tool?

On the whole, physicians have embraced smartphone technology. According to AM News, more than 80% of physicians own smartphones and more than a third use a tablet such as an iPad. Any health care related business must understand that a large segment of your audience will likely read your communications on a mobile device.

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Texas Governor Won’t Implementing State Insurance or Expand Medicaid

By on July 10, 2012 in Health News Texas with 0 Comments
Texas Governor Won’t Implementing State Insurance or Expand Medicaid

“If anyone was in doubt, we in Texas have no intention to implement so-called state exchanges or to expand Medicaid under Obamacare,” exclaimed a defiant Perry whose health insurance is paid by taxpayers.

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Dallas Infant Born with Life-Threatening Condition Gets Help from Non Profit

By on July 8, 2012 in Health News Texas, Pro Bono with 0 Comments
Dallas Infant Born with Life-Threatening Condition Gets Help from Non Profit

Baby Raquel Knight was born 9 weeks early to a young single mother. Raquel was born with numerous birth defects, including a malformed spine, legs that are different lengths, malformed reproductive organs and digestive tracks, and other issues that have kept her in and out of the Children’s Hospital of Dallas

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Seton’s Garza: Obamacare is Significant Step Towards Better Care

By on June 28, 2012 in Central Texas with 0 Comments
Seton’s Garza: Obamacare is Significant Step Towards Better Care

“The passage of health care reform marked a significant step towards better care for all Americans,” said Jesús Garza, interim executive director for the Seton Healthcare Family.

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Menninger’s Five Things Parents Should Know About Teen Prescription Drugs

By on June 18, 2012 in National Health News with 0 Comments
Menninger’s Five Things Parents Should Know About Teen Prescription Drugs

It’s no secret that prescription drug use among teens is a problem according to the Houston based Menninger Clinic, a nonprofit international specialty psychiatric center, providing treatment, research and education.

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UT Southwestern Investigators Provide First Images of the CLOCK Complex

By on June 12, 2012 in Health News Texas with 0 Comments
UT Southwestern Investigators Provide First Images of the CLOCK Complex

Researchers have taken a major step toward understanding the cellular clock, mapping for the first time the atomic-level architecture of a key component of the timekeeper that governs the body’s daily rhythms.

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Two Studies Find Fish Consumption Linked to Good Health

By on June 5, 2012 in National Health News with 0 Comments
Two Studies Find Fish Consumption Linked to Good Health

A recent study show that a consistent diet of fish –– broiled or baked –– may hold the key to fighting Alzheimer’s disease. An additional study has found fish consumed by pregnant women may help their children developmentally.

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Largest Release of Human Cancer Genome Data Helps Researchers

By on May 30, 2012 in National Health News with 1 Comment
Largest Release of Human Cancer Genome Data Helps Researchers

The largest release of comprehensive human cancer genome data for free access by the global scientific community has been released to speed progress in research for cancer and other diseases. The information was released by The St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and Washington University Pediatric Cancer Genome Project.

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