St. David's HealthCare

St. David's HealthCare is one of the largest health systems in Texas and Austin's third-largest private employer, with more than 60 sites throughout Central Texas, including seven hospitals, four urgent care centers, four ambulatory surgery centers, and two freestanding emergency departments, with a third set to open in Bastrop this summer.

St. David's HealthCare has a long history of serving the residents of Central Texas with exceptional medical care. Our 7,500 employees touch over 858,000 lives each year with a spirit of warmth, friendliness and personal pride.

Visit our main website at www.StDavids.com
St. David's Medical Center (512) 476-7111
St. David's North Austin (512) 901-1000
St. David's South Austin (512) 447-2211
St. David's Round Rock (512) 341-1000
St. David's Georgetown (512) 943-3000
St. David's Rehabilitation (512) 544-5100
Heart Hospital of Austin (512) 407-7000

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Natural & Alternative Treatments

Full_NAT logo Natural & Alternative Treatments contains detailed information on almost 200 different conditions and the conventional and natural treatments used to treat them, over 300 herbs and supplements, plus drug-herb and drug-supplement interactions for over 90 drug categories. See the Complementary and Alternative Medicine Editorial Board for information on our review personnel.

Herbs and Supplements

The latest scientific information and evidence on natural remedies and their uses can be found in this A-Z Herbs & Supplements guide - over 300 herbs, vitamins, and supplements are covered.

Conditions

Learn all about health conditions and illnesses in this A-Z Conditions guide that contains extensive science-based information on nearly 200 health conditions and their natural remedies.

Drug Interactions

Learn about the positive and negative ways in which herbs and supplements can interact with medications. Click on the trade or generic name of a medication to learn what you need to know about natural substances that might interact with it.

Alternative Therapies

Many alternative therapies have made their way into the mainstream, but how do you know what really works? From acupuncture to vega testing, our monographs cover all the latest research on alternative therapies to help you make an educated decision on whether or not to use these therapies.

Functional Foods

You may have heard the phrase "functional foods," but what does it mean? What can functional foods -such as soy, oatmeal, and calcium-fortified products- do for us? And should we be eating more of them? Learn about the latest scientific evidence about the benefits of these foods.

Homeopathy

The basis of homeopathy is that a substance that causes certain symptoms in a healthy person can cure an ailing person of similar symptoms. While many anecdotal reports claim that these therapies are helpful, most medical professionals do not believe this practice has any merit. Browse topics that explain the details of homeopathy and thoroughly review the studies done on these remedies for a variety of health conditions.

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