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Everyone’s a superhero on Hero Day

Everyone’s a superhero on Hero Day Not all heroes wear capes, but they do on Hero Day Seton Healthcare Family partnered with the Austin Police Department (ADP) and Wells Fargo to host the fourth annual Hero Day at Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas. The much-anticipated event provided a fun-filled day…
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What parents need to know about Austin ISD student health services

What parents need to know about Austin ISD student health services This year marks the beginning of  the 22nd year of Dell Children‘s partnering with Austin ISD to provide student health services in area schools. There are some exciting changes to the model. What’s changing? Here’s what you need to know. School nurses and student health assistants: a team approach to care School nurses are…
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Large-scale data project to help vulnerable babies

Large-scale data project to help vulnerable babies Premature babies face a number of potential health threats after they are born. But how can hospitals predict when complications might become dangerous? And are these signs of problems — such as cerebral palsy, autism and developmental delays — that might appear later in life?…
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Hook ‘em Horns: Dell Children’s glows orange

Hook ‘em Horns: Dell Children’s glows orange There’s another orange tower glowing in Austin’s skyline. Following a football victory by the University of Texas Longhorns Saturday night, Dell Children’s lit its tower orange in support of the team who has visited patients and families at the hospital for nearly a decade. For the remaining football season,…
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Dell Children’s leads fight against life-threatening disease

Dell Children’s leads fight against life-threatening disease Mom: “Thank you for bringing hope home to us.” Researchers at Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas have launched a local clinical investigation of a potential treatment for a rare, often fatal genetic disorder known as Niemann-Pick Type C1 (NPC1). “We want to commit our resources to…
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Dell Children’s reveals child abuse maps

Dell Children’s reveals child abuse maps Community leaders gathered to discuss findings, solutions at child maltreatment summit Unfortunately, doctors see child abuse issues every day. Experts at Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas, part of Ascension, recently offered data for community leaders and collaborators to consider at a child maltreatment summit. Learn more…
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Raising Cleft, Craniofacial Awareness

Raising Cleft, Craniofacial Awareness Patients, families gather with Dell Children’s community to celebrate cleft and craniofacial successes Julia Kate Tucker had multiple palate surgeries until she was just over a year old. She recently celebrated her second birthday. Her mom, Susie Tucker, describes Julia as outgoing and strong-willed, “just like any other…
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Innovation Challenge Winner Revealed

Innovation Challenge Winner Revealed Local business leaders, Mayor Adler, inventors celebrate creative health care solutions at Dell Children’s Creative thinkers, business leaders and health care providers came together to recognize winners of the first ever Innovation Challenge at Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas. The winning innovation –…
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