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Essential Supplies for Your Hurricane Prep Kit

Be prepared for a hurricane by having all of the necessary supplies in your emergency kit....

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Tips to Keep Your Blood Pressure in Check

Follow these tips to keep your blood pressure in a healthy range. High blood pressure, or...

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5 Ways You Can Prevent Skin Cancer

Protect your skin from the Florida sun with these skin cancer prevention tips. Skin cancer is the...

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Tips on Managing Medicines for Older Adults

Keeping a detailed record of all your medicines is one way to ensure you take them safely and...

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Arthritis of the Hip & Knee: Treatment Options

Treatments for this common cause of pain range from physical therapy to surgery.  Researchers say...

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5 Advantages of a Midwife

If your pregnancy is normal and not high-risk, consider using a midwife for delivery and postpartum...

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Long-term Dangers of Alcohol Abuse

Drinking alcohol over a long period of time can lead to brain damage, liver disease, and other...

Stroke Prevention and Treatment

Stroke Prevention and Treatment

The National Stroke Association says that in the United States, stroke is the third leading cause of death, killing about 137,000 people each year. It’s also a leading cause of serious, long-term adult disability. Approximately 795,000 strokes will occur this …

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Benefits of Urologic Robotic Surgery

Benefits of Urologic Robotic Surgery

Technology has made way for many strides in the field of medicine, and robotic surgery involves both some of the most advanced technology and some of the most profound benefits. Robotic surgery offers improvements in urologic procedures such as prostatectomy …

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Should I See a Podiatrist?

Should I See a Podiatrist?

Podiatrists are doctors who diagnosis and treat disorders of the foot, ankle, and lower leg. While many common foot problems can be solved with rest, ice, anti-inflammatory drugs, and shoe changes, other issues may require medical attention. If you suffer …

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Benefits of Robotic Surgery

Benefits of Robotic Surgery

Medical technology is always changing, and at St. Petersburg General Hospital, we’re dedicated to offering patients the best treatments available. One of these includes robotic surgery, where a skilled surgeon guides a robot through a surgical procedure. The robot doesn’t …

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Health Information in the Palm of Your Hand

Health Information in the Palm of Your Hand

When’s the last time you had a health question? Maybe you wondered if your baby had an ear infection. Or perhaps you want to know what to expect during an X-ray. Now you can simply pull out your smartphone and …

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A New Tool in the Operating Room

A New Tool in the Operating Room

The world of medicine is constantly evolving, giving patients access to better prevention, diagnosis, and treatment techniques all the time. One field where new tools and technologies make a huge difference is in surgery. Robotic Surgery 101 During a robotic …

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Rapid Killers: Bacterial Meningitis and Sepsis

Rapid Killers: Bacterial Meningitis and Sepsis

By Wayne Guerra, MD, MBA at iTriage Recently the rapid death of a 23 yr old woman in Fort Collins, CO from sepsis which the media originally reported as bacterial meningitis has sparked lots of confusion between the two conditions. …

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We Love Our Volunteers!

We Love Our Volunteers!

This week marks National Volunteer Appreciation Week, and here at St. Petersburg General Hospital we love our volunteers. They play a vital role in the daily operations of our hospital, and we appreciate the time, dedication, compassion, and skills they …

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Crash Diets and Your Health

Crash Diets and Your Health

For many of us, maintaining a healthy weight seems like a constant uphill battle. It can be tempting to try the “diet of the day” to shed some weight quickly. But it’s important to remember that these fad or crash …

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ST PETERSBURG GENERAL HOSPITAL IS TAMPA BAY AREA LEADER IN TRAINING SURGEONS ON LATEST ROBOTIC TECHNOLOGY

ST PETERSBURG GENERAL HOSPITAL IS TAMPA BAY AREA LEADER IN TRAINING SURGEONS ON LATEST ROBOTIC TECHNOLOGY

A new virtual-reality training simulator is helping surgeons at St. Petersburg General Hospital become even more proficient with the new da Vinci Si surgical system, a state-of-the-art platform for minimally-invasive surgery. The da Vinci Skills Simulator looks and feels like …

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