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HCA-affiliated physician becomes patient in successful joint replacement

Did you know that more than seven million people in the United States will have a knee or hip replaced during their lifetime? Last year alone, more than 70,000 people had joint replacement surgery at an HCA Healthcare facility, including Dr. Jeffrey Kozak, a spinal surgeon at Texas Orthopedic Hospital in Houston, TX. After sustaining…
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Symbolic bedside wedding performed at Kingwood Medical Center

Love was in the air at Kingwood Medical Center. So, the hospital’s caregivers united a couple in marriage before the bride’s ailing father. Jacob Auerbach-Muller, a patient in the HCA Healthcare affiliate in Texas, had been diagnosed with brain cancer that had metastasized. He was heartbroken because his only daughter, Joyce, who lives in Florida,…
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Doctor says: Flu vaccine recommended for pregnant women

As you may have heard, the United States is experiencing a severe and deadly flu outbreak this winter. With widespread illness and a high rate of contagion, experts at HCA Healthcare affiliate The Woman’s Hospital of Texas are suggesting that everyone receive a flu vaccine, especially one of the most vulnerable populations – pregnant women.…
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