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  • August 18, 2020

    Seton Medical Center Harker Heights Setting the Standard for Stroke Care

    Harker Heights, TX (August 18, 2020) –Seton Medical Center Harker Heights has been recognized for excellence in stroke care. Seton Medical Center Harker Heights received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Bronze Plus Quality Achievement Award for 2020. Facilities that receive this prestigious recognition are top-performers in stroke care and prevention.

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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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  • April 29, 2020

    Seton Medical Center Harker Heights CFO Retiring

    HARKER HEIGHTS, TEXAS (April 29, 2020) – George Fayer, chief financial officer at Seton Medical Center Harker Heights (SMCHH), has announced his upcoming retirement in June after more than five years of service to the hospital.

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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 12, 2020

    Seton Medical Center Harker Heights' CEO receives promotion

    Harker Heights, Texas: Seton Medical Center Harker Heights (SMCHH) has announced that CEO Zach Dietze has accepted a position within Ardent Health Services as chief operating officer (COO) of Hillcrest Medical Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

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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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  • December 16, 2019

    Stay heart healthy during the holidays

    As joyful as the holiday season can be, it is also one of the unhealthiest times of the year for many of us.

    Overindulging, reduced sleep, added stress and little to no time for exercise can take a toll on our health and cause severe strain on our cardiovascular system. Studies suggest heart attacks are more common around the holidays (December and January).

    Follow these tips to help make this season a little more merry and whole lot safer on your heart:

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