HCA Houston Healthcare Clear Lake offers new heart procedure, pregnancy class

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HCA Houston Healthcare Clear Lake, 500 W. Medical Center Blvd., Webster, in April expanded its offerings with a new minimally invasive heart procedure and a new pregnancy class. The hospital now offers transcatheter aortic valve replacement, an alternative to open-heart surgery offered only at a few hospitals outside of the Medical Center. The hospital’s free “first steps” class teaches women about early pregnancy verus delivery and baby care, which are more common classes. 281-332-2511. www.hcahealthcare.com
By Jake Magee
Jake Magee has been a print journalist for several years, covering numerous beats including city government, education, business and more. Starting off at a daily newspaper in southern Wisconsin, Magee covered two small cities before being promoted to covering city government in the heart of newspaper's coverage area. He moved to Houston in mid-2018 to be the editor for and launch the Bay Area edition of Community Impact Newspaper.

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