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  • May 17, 2021

    Speech Therapy Helped This Texas Preacher Find His Voice Again

    In April 2020, James C., 53, was relatively unalarmed when his wife mentioned his voice sounded a bit odd. He wrote it off as seasonal allergies and began a regime of cough drops and over-the-counter allergy medicine, and that was that.

    A few months down the line, his mindset changed when there was no sign of progress, and the same rattle in his voice remained. At this point, he decided to get it checked out and learned he had a cyst on his vocal cord.

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  • April 26, 2021

    Behind-The-Scenes Operations Save The Day During Historic Snowstorms at Seton Medical Center Harker Heights

    On February 10, 2021, the Plant Operations team at Seton Medical Center Harker Heights was just beginning to feel the effects of a devastating winter storm headed their way. The temperature dipped into the teens that morning and would only rise into the 20s over the next few days – a rarity in Texas in February.

    James King, Director of Plant Operations at Seton Medical Center Harker Heights, and his team knew they needed to kick their already strenuous operations into overdrive to prepare for what they would soon be faced with.

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  • October 22, 2020

    Physical Therapy Leads to Great Recovery

    Glenn Blum ruptured the rotator cuff in his left shoulder when he was involved in an accident at work in February 2020. The urgent care he was being treated at recommended he go to Seton Medical Center Harker Heights for further treatment, and he began physical therapy shortly after in March.

    Glenn had only been to physical therapy once before and wasn’t sure what to expect, but he was pleasantly surprised after beginning treatment at Seton Harker Heights.

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  • September 21, 2020

    Texas Doctor Becomes Family’s Preferred Provider

    Four years ago, when Adine Moser, 69, and her husband, Bob, were considering changing medical providers, they knew they wanted a physician who would listen, ask questions and most importantly, have available and convenient scheduling. Following in her parents’ footsteps, Moser made the decision to contact Wellstone Health Partners, and from that day forward, entrusted the care of herself and her husband to board-certified family medicine physician, Dave Webster, DO.  

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  • August 13, 2020

    Texas Women Experiences Two Decades of Consistent, Compassionate Care

    When Laurie McElhiney, 61, lost her first husband to cancer, she was in her late 30’s with two small children and in desperate need of a guiding force. In search of a new healthcare provider, McElhiney made an appointment with board-certified family medicine physician, Dave Webster, DO, and twenty years later has continued to trust him and Wellstone Health Partners for the care of herself and her family.

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  • July 7, 2020

    Men’s Health – Regular Health Screenings Make a Difference

    While the thrill of risk can be exhilarating, your health is one area you don’t want to leave to chance. And for men, who often take this gamble, experts caution that ignoring regular check-ups and preventive screenings can potentially lead to serious issues.  

    So, why do many men skip out on preventative care? Bernard Morris, Jr., MD, board-certified urologist with Wellstone Health Partners, weighs in.

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  • June 4, 2020

    Texas Buddies on the Front Line

    Tiffany Clark and Amber Witt are nurses in the cath lab at Seton Medical Center Harker Heights, a Texas affiliate of Ardent Health Services. In late March, Ardent CNO Laurie Bigham sent an email asking for volunteers willing to care for COVID-19 patients in New Jersey.

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  • March 27, 2020

    Occupational Therapy at Seton Medical Center Harker Heights: ‘It's rewarding to be a part of a patient's recovery’

    If you need assistance getting back to daily activities after a health setback, our occupational therapists can help.
     
    Seton Medical Center Harker Heights provides state-of-the-art rehabilitation services, including occupational therapy, for patients recovering from health care conditions such as stroke, brain injury arthritis and other conditions.
     
    So what is occupational therapy and how does it help patients get back to everyday life activities?
     
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  • March 5, 2020

    How to Start Eating Clean

    Switching to a cleaner eating routine isn’t about jumping on a fad diet. Instead, it’s about creating a healthier lifestyle that focuses on paying attention to what you put in your body and learning about your relationship with food. It can sound daunting, but transitioning to clean eating doesn’t have to be overly complicated.

    Carey Stites, Registered Dietitian at Seton Medical Center Harker Heights, has some times on how you can make the move to a clean eating lifestyle.

     

    Do It Yourself

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  • January 17, 2020

    The Screening No Woman Should Put Off

    Cancer of the uterine cervix is the third most common gynecologic cancer diagnosis in the United States. The cervix is the neck of the uterus, or the lowest part of the uterus, sitting on top of the vagina. Due to cancer, cells of the cervix become abnormal and grow out of control and invade surrounding organs. The good news is that the rate of cervical cancer has declined significantly due to widespread use of Pap smear screenings, HPV vaccines and the availability of treatment of precancer.

     

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