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HCA Heroes: labor & delivery nurse helps others create families – in more ways than one.

Lisa Jones, a gestational surrogate-turned-labor and delivery nurse at HCA Houston Healthcare Clear Lake, has dedicated her life to helping others build their families. Good Morning America dubbed her as the “incredible nurse” who “births babies for those who can’t and delivers them for those who can.” “For a good bit of time, I was…
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Power of Partnership: HCA Healthcare and the March of Dimes

Nearly half a million babies (10-15%) born in the United States require care in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). And when your baby is in the NICU, each minute can feel like a lifetime. It’s easy for parents to feel helpless, but at HCA Healthcare, we partner with our NICU families to aid in…
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8 things every woman needs to know about her fertility

There are few things more heartbreaking than trying to conceive and can’t. However, fertility is not always in our control. An estimated 7.3 million Americans, or 12 percent of the population in their reproductive years, are infertile, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). To make the challenge of conceiving more complicated,…
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What parents need to know about respiratory syncytial virus (RSV)

Influenza (flu) season is in full swing across the country, with 19 states reporting a high-level of flu-like-activity. Unfortunately, that’s not the only virus on the rise this time of year. It’s also the peak period for respiratory syncytial virus, or RSV – a condition that affects mostly children and can be quite serious. HCA…
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Hip pain forces tennis star Andy Murray into retirement

Last week, 31-year-old Scottish tennis star Andy Murray announced he will retire from tennis because of a right hip injury. Murray told reporters he had been experiencing chronic hip pain for years before undergoing surgery in 2017, but the pain persisted even after the procedure Below, Dr. Anay Patel, MD, a joint replacement and hip…
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Four HCA Healthcare hospitals among top teaching hospitals in the country

Four HCA Healthcare hospitals were named Top Teaching Hospitals of the Year by the Leapfrog Group, an independent nonprofit watchdog organization. HCA-affiliates MountainView Hospital in Las Vegas, Nevada, Osceola Regional Medical Center in Kissimmee, Florida, Corpus Christi Medical Center in Corpus Christi, Texas, and St. David’s North Austin Medical Center in Austin, Texas, all were…
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