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The difference between a cold and allergies

The difference between a cold and allergies If you’re one of the 50 million Americans who suffers from seasonal allergies, the change of season may bring more than beautiful flowers and blossoming trees. In Waco, allergens such as grass pollen, tree pollen and ragweed pollen are being reported at moderate to high levels, causing allergic reactions throughout…
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Philip Patterson, President of Ascension Providence, discusses brand unification

Philip Patterson, President of Ascension Providence, discusses brand unification Philip Patterson, President of Ascension Providence, recently discussed brand unification, as Providence Healthcare Network transitioned its name to Ascension Providence on April 1. In his column in the Waco Tribune-Herald, Philip says: “Our brand unification empowers Ascension Providence to connect every aspect of care and innovation across our sites of…
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Ascension Providence announces opening of Midwifery Clinic

Ascension Providence announces opening of Midwifery Clinic Ascension Providence recently announced the opening of Waco Center for Women’s Health – Midwifery Clinic, providing the only in-hospital midwife care in the region. Media stories Photo Credit: Jerry Larson, Waco Tribune-Herald highlighting the Midwifery Clinic have been featured in the Waco-Tribune Herald, and on KXXV,…
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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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