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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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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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