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Breast Cancer Awareness: Mammogram Special

Breast Cancer Awareness: Mammogram Special

Prevention is the best treatment when it comes to fighting breast cancer! Mammogram screenings help doctors detect the early signs of breast cancer. The American Cancer Society recommends these screening guidelines for women: Yearly mammograms are recommended starting at age …

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Stocking Your Fridge & Pantry for Healthy Weeknight Meals

Stocking Your Fridge & Pantry for Healthy Weeknight Meals

Say no to the drive-thru. Make weeknight meals a breeze by having everything you need already in your kitchen. It's 7 p.m. on a Wednesday. You're running late from work and the kids are just getting home from after-school activities. …

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Essential Supplies for Your Hurricane Prep Kit

Essential Supplies for Your Hurricane Prep Kit

Be prepared for a hurricane by having all of the necessary supplies in your emergency kit. “Be prepared” is more than the motto of the Boy Scouts; it is a call to arms from all emergency management and response agencies. …

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Tips to Keep Your Blood Pressure in Check

Tips to Keep Your Blood Pressure in Check

Follow these tips to keep your blood pressure in a healthy range. High blood pressure, or hypertension, is known as the “silent killer” because most sufferers don’t have symptoms or warning signs. Hypertension is an increased force of blood against …

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5 Ways You Can Prevent Skin Cancer

5 Ways You Can Prevent Skin Cancer

Protect your skin from the Florida sun with these skin cancer prevention tips. Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States with one in five people developing the disease during a lifetime. Your risk of developing skin …

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Stroke Symptoms: Are Women Different?

Stroke Symptoms: Are Women Different?

Women often experience less-typical warning signs when it comes to stroke. Do you know what they are? May is National Stroke Awareness Month, a time to highlight both stroke symptoms and the importance of acting quickly to ensure the most …

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How Are You Enjoying Having the RNC in Town?

How Are You Enjoying Having the RNC in Town?

Crowds, traffic jams, and lots of security. The RNC must be here! If you've driven into downtown Tampa lately, you know that the Bay Area is hosting thousands of visitors for the Republican National Convention. The RNC may be over …

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What You Can Expect When You Call Consult-A-Nurse

What You Can Expect When You Call Consult-A-Nurse

Find how how calling Consult-A-Nurse can help you with your healthcare questions. Ever turned to Facebook or called a relative with a medical question? You might have received an accurate answer, but you also ran the risk of being misinformed. …

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Preparing for Hurricane Season

Preparing for Hurricane Season

The Atlantic hurricane season is here. Are you ready? While you may have many other things on your to-do list, be sure to properly prepare before a hurricane is in the forecast. Here are some things to do inside and …

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Get to Know JC Devitt, Director of Rehabilitation

Get to Know JC Devitt, Director of Rehabilitation

The Rehabilitation Department at St. Pete General provides critical treatment to people who are recovering from injury, surgery, or other medical issues. Through physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech therapy, our team helps patients improve or regain skills they may …

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