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Life-Changing Surgery for Teenage Boy from Guatemala

Life-Changing Surgery for Teenage Boy from Guatemala Thanks to Dell Children’s Medical Center and Austin charity SpineHope, one young man is now able to walk tall. Fourteen-year-old Samuel Esteban, of Guatemala, suffered from kyphoscoliosis, a disorder which left him in pain much of the time. His spine had twisted front to back, and curved outward 180 degrees.
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New Hearing Center at Dell Children’s opens

New Hearing Center at Dell Children’s opens Hearing Center at Dell Children’s offers advanced technology, coordinated comprehensive care  Children with hearing loss have special needs as they learn and grow. Navigating and coordinating their care can be complicated and at times stressful. The new Hearing Center at Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas offers the first centralized,…
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Dell Children’s receives highest distinction for surgical care

Dell Children’s receives highest distinction for surgical care Level I Children’s Surgery Center verification offers unparalleled surgical care to infants & children  (AUSTIN, Texas – July 11, 2018) — Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas has been verified as a Level I Children’s Surgery Center by the American College of Surgeons Children’s Surgery Verification Quality Improvement Program…
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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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How to Protect Your Child from Drowning

How to Protect Your Child from Drowning Keeping cool in the pool, lake or water park is a summer ritual. Swimming is the most popular summer activity, but emergency room physicians say summer fun can turn to tragedy in a matter of seconds. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention drowning ranks as…
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Protecting Your Children from Heatstroke

Protecting Your Children from Heatstroke Hot weather poses danger for children in cars Every summer, tragic and preventable deaths happen when children are left alone in a hot car. The inside of a car can reach dangerous temperatures quickly. Children are particularly vulnerable to high temperatures because their small bodies heat up three to five…
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A new model of care for children with mental health needs

A new model of care for children with mental health needs The Grace Grego Maxwell Mental Health Unit at Dell Children’s offers coordinated, comprehensive care for children and teens On May 17, 2018 Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas celebrated the opening of the Grace Grego Maxwell Mental Health Unit at Dell Children’s, a new facility providing comprehensive mental…
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