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February 13, 2019

Eating Right for Your Heart

We know both exercise and diet are the best weapons to fight heart disease, but how important is the diet part? How does diet influence heart health? Poor diet can be detrimental to your health, and can lead to obesity, which puts you at a higher risk for hea...

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January 18, 2019

New Year, New Diet? Wellstone Dietitian Explains Why “Dieting” Is Not the Answer

Each year, millions of Americans make New Year’s resolutions, with weight loss almost always tagged as one of top goals for the year. So here we are, well into the first month into the New Year, and the word “diet” is flooding our feeds. With...

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December 20, 2018

Drive Safely into the Holidays

Let’s face it, the roads are busy during the holidays. According to AAA, roughly 107.3 million Americans traveled 50 miles or more from home during Dec. 23 through Jan. 1 of last year. Whether you are traveling by sleigh or car, follow these simple tips ...

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October 22, 2018

Halloween Safety: Tips & Tricks

Halloween is just around the corner! Whether you’re still a trick-or-treater or looking forward to accompanying your children on the spookiest day of the year, it’s important to brush up on Halloween safety for the entire family. The statistics are...

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September 19, 2018

Seton Harker Heights Designated Texas Mother-Friendly Worksite

Breastfeeding moms returning to work at Seton Medical Center Harker Heights can feel at ease knowing their workplace has been named a Texas Mother-Friendly Worksite. “This is a visible sign to our associates that we are supportive of their choice to bre...

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September 12, 2018

Better Breakfast Month

  September is Better Breakfast Month and what better time to reinforce the importance of eating a healthy breakfast for both children and adults. Wellstone Dietitian Carey Stites advocates for a healthy meal to start the day. "Eat breakfast e...

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September 6, 2018

Seton Harker Heights Participates in “Stop the Bleed” National Campaign

Health professionals across the nation, including Seton Harker Heights’ Trauma Program Manager Joy Custer, are participating in the Stop the Bleed campaign. Through lectures and hands-on training, the program teaches the general public lifesaving trauma ...

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August 30, 2018

Pets & Our Health

  Coming home after a long day to a loving pet can be one of the most reassuring, comfortable feelings. Animals can help people in unexpected ways. According to the National Institutes of Health, an estimated 68% of U.S. households have a pet. Keep...

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August 22, 2018

Seton Harker Heights Celebrates Associates of the Month and Year

  We are excited to announce Seton Medical Center Harker Heights’ 2018 Associate of the Year, Amelia Abuan, CNA. Amelia has been part of the Seton Harker Heights family since February 2015 as a Patient Care Assistant on 2 West Med Surg. To be...

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August 20, 2018

Bell County Woman Praises Quality of Hip Replacement Care at Seton Harker Heights

  Pain was an everyday occurrence for Tricia Stanford, 62, who for the last two years has suffered from severe osteoarthritis in both of her hips. Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis, affecting millions of people each year. &nbs...

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