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Healing Power of Art

Healing Power of Art Second Lady Pence spotlights art therapy at Ascension’s Dell Children’s Medical Center After announcing plans for her art therapy initiative, Second Lady Karen Pence visited Ascension’s Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas today to see first-hand how art therapy is making a difference in the lives…
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Happy 10th Birthday Dell Children’s

Happy 10th Birthday Dell Children’s Q&A with Meena Iyer, MD As Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas celebrates a decade of service to patients and families, it’s the perfect time to reflect on the meaning of this milestone. Meena Iyer, MD, Chief Medical Officer of Dell Children’s takes a look…
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Dell Children’s Emergency Care now at Seton Williamson

Dell Children’s Emergency Care now at Seton Williamson The world-class pediatric emergency care of Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas is now available in Round Rock. Families with infants, children and teens can visit the ER at Seton Medical Center Williamson to get the same high-quality care of Dell Children’s in Austin. Dell Children’s pediatric emergency experts helped…
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Playing it safe on the playground

Playing it safe on the playground Warmer temps are here, school is almost out and children are ready for summer fun. Playground time is a great way for children to get fresh air and exercise; but before kids start monkeying around, parents should equip themselves and their children with safety tips to help prevent falls…
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Dell Children’s helps teen avoid open heart surgery

Dell Children’s helps teen avoid open heart surgery Dell Children’s is the first in Central Texas to offer Medtronic’s Melody® Transcatheter Pulmonary Valve – a non-invasive way to fix a heart valve that allows for shorter recovery time, less cost, and less pain. The Melody valve procedure is a heart catheterization procedure. Cardiologists replace the pulmonary…
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Jimmy Kimmel opens up about son’s heart condition

Jimmy Kimmel opens up about son’s heart condition Comedian Jimmy Kimmel took a more serious-than-usual tone in a recent episode of his show, opening up about his family’s journey with congenital heart disease. In an emotional monologue, Kimmel revealed his newborn son turned purple and had to undergo emergency surgery just hours after birth for a…
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New heart mapping technology at Dell Children’s

New heart mapping technology at Dell Children’s At nine years old, Sofia Dahlberg is a typical vivacious and active kid. When not playing volleyball or tennis, she’s honing her acting skills, most recently as Miss Hannigan in her school’s performance of Annie. But because of an abnormal heart rhythm (cardiac arrhythmia) diagnosed at age…
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“Spring forward” sleep tips for kids

“Spring forward” sleep tips for kids Right about the time when you get your toddler, young child or teen on a good sleep schedule, daylight saving time comes around to destroy all your hard work. While it’s tough enough for adults to adjust to a new schedule, experts say losing an hour of sleep can…
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