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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 each morning! Skipping breakfast omits calories essential to starting the body’s engine. Studies show people who eat breakfast reduce their chances of overeating during the day and weigh less than those skipping breakfast,” she explains.
     
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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 techniques in the event of a medical emergency.

    Custer shared, "Stop the Bleed is important because it gives the average person the knowledge to recognize life threatening bleeding in an injured person, and the skills to know how to stop that bleeding and activate emergency services to save a life."

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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 reading to find out how pets contribute to our health.
     
    Pets promote physical activity
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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 eligible for consideration, an employee must be chosen as an Associate of the Month of that year and then be elected by a select team of our hospital leaders and staff.
     
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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.
     
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  • August 6, 2018

    Seton Harker Heights Earns Advanced Certification for Total Hip and Knee Replacements

     
    Patients undergoing hip and knee replacements can expect the best care once they step through Seton Harker Heights’ doors.
     
    Seton Harker Heights recently became the first hospital in the area to earn The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Advanced Certification for Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement. 
     
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  • August 2, 2018

    The Golden Hour & Breastfeeding

     
    Quality time is important for mothers and their newborns, especially during those magical moments after birth. The first hour after birth when a mother has uninterrupted skin-to-skin contact with her newborn is referred to as the “golden hour.” This period of time is an integral factor in a mother’s breastfeeding journey if she chooses to do so.
     
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  • July 12, 2018

    Deck the halls early through donations

     
    Do you have any gently used children’s books or stuffed animals lying around? Donate today and help us collect Christmas presents for children and families in need!
     
    During the months of June, July and August, Seton Medical Center Harker Heights and Wellstone Health Partners are collecting new or gently used children’s books and stuffed animals for Christmas on the Farm, happening on December 1st at the Bell County Expo Center.
     
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  • June 12, 2018

    Seton Harker Heights is Creating Futures Through Internship Program

     
    Seton Medical Center Harker Heights is excited to be participating in the Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act (WIOA) Creating Futures Summer Program for the third year in a row.
     
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