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Women and Heart Disease

Women and Heart Disease According to the American Heart Association, heart disease is the number one killer of women, taking more lives than all forms of cancer combined. Cardiovascular diseases in the United States kills approximately one in three women, but 80 percent of cardiac events may be prevented with education and lifestyle changes.
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Ascension Texas announces new Chief Nursing Officer

Ascension Texas announces new Chief Nursing Officer Ascension Texas recently announced that Steven J. Brockman-Weber will serve as Chief Nursing Officer, effective February 18. Brockman-Weber is an experienced healthcare leader, serving in a chief nursing officer role the last 16 years of his career and with more than three decades…
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Ascension Providence “Goes Red” for American Heart Month

Ascension Providence “Goes Red” for American Heart Month Ascension Providence is going red throughout the month of February for American Heart Month. Each night in February, Ascension Providence Health Center is lighting up red to help raise awareness about the risks of heart disease. All newborns born at Ascension Providence during the month of February will go…
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Ascension Providence announces Waco’s first TAVR program

Ascension Providence announces Waco’s first TAVR program Cardiac patients can now receive minimally invasive valve replacement close to home Ascension Providence recently announced that The Heart Hospital at Ascension Providence now offers Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR), an innovative, minimally invasive procedure with many benefits for heart patients seeking an aortic valve replacement. Providence’s TAVR program, as…
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Lunch time success for the new school year

Lunch time success for the new school year Tips for packing delicious, nutritious lunches Packing a lunch for school can become a monotonous task and kids can quickly tire of typical lunch fare. And for parents who have picky eaters, figuring out what to send each day can be a real challenge. Julia Armstrong  RN, BSN, certified diabetes…
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Ascension Providence names new nurse leader

Ascension Providence names new nurse leader Nursing executive Cyndy B. Dunlap to lead nursing services Accomplished nursing executive Cyndy B. Dunlap, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, FACHE, has been selected to join Ascension Providence as chief nursing officer, effective August 20. Ascension Providence is part of Ascension, the largest nonprofit health system in the U.S. and…
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Skin cancer awareness can save your life

Skin cancer awareness can save your life Reduce your risk, know the signs and get screened Summer is in full swing, and with vacations and endless outdoor activities at our fingertips in Austin, it’s important to practice sun-safety to avoid skin cancer. According to the American Cancer Society, skin cancer is the most common cancer in…
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