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Why wait? Schedule online, anytime

Why wait? Schedule online, anytime Providence launches expanded online scheduling options for primary care, express care, emergency care and more   When you need to schedule a medical appointment, why wait? At Providence Healthcare Network, you can schedule appointments with Ascension care teams online, anytime, from anywhere. Providence is part of Ascension, the…
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Give dad the gift of good health

Give dad the gift of good health Give dad the gift of good health by making sure he is living a healthy lifestyle Developing a healthier lifestyle or losing weight can often seem like an overwhelming feat. But managing weight and staying up to date with preventative care are key to living a healthy, active life. “As…
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Seeing more yellow? 

Seeing more yellow?  Spring time brings warmer weather, longer days, colorful vegetation and pollen.  More than 50 million Americans suffer from allergies each year, according to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America. For seasonal allergy sufferers, increased pollen can trigger sneezing, runny nose, sore throat and itchy, watery eyes. Tips…
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Providence newborns receive red hats during American Heart Month

Providence newborns receive red hats during American Heart Month Crocheting for a Cause It’s never too early to start thinking about heart health, and some of Central Texas’ newest residents are starting life with heart health top of mind. Thanks to West resident Carolyn Mabile’s love of crochet, babies born at Providence during the month of February will go…
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Can you get the flu simply by breathing?

Can you get the flu simply by breathing? Study finds influenza may be an airborne virus  For years, conventional wisdom among flu experts has been that influenza was not an airborne virus but spread by fairly large droplets resulting from coughing or sneezing. However, a recent study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences…
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Winning the battle against cervical cancer

Winning the battle against cervical cancer Cervical cancer screening saves lives January marks Cervical Cancer Awareness Month, and according to the American Cancer Society, approximately 12,000 new cases of invasive cervical cancer are diagnosed each year. The good news: cervical pre-cancers are diagnosed far more often than invasive cervical cancer, thanks to increased screening with…
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