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5 Ways to Quit Smoking

5 Ways to Quit Smoking

Ready to kick that unhealthy habit to the curb? You know smoking is terrible for your health, but putting out that final cigarette and walking away is so difficult. Maybe you've "quit" several times with no luck. This time will …

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Breast Cancer Awareness: What I Need to Know About BRCA Testing

Breast Cancer Awareness: What I Need to Know About BRCA Testing

If you have breast or ovarian cancer in your family, you may want to consider BRCA testing. For some women, breast cancer can be blamed on their genes. After observing patterns of cancer in mothers, daughters, and sisters, researchers discovered …

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Breast Cancer Awareness: What I Need to Know About BRCA Testing

Breast Cancer Awareness: What I Need to Know About BRCA Testing

If you have breast or ovarian cancer in your family, you may want to consider BRCA testing. For some women, breast cancer can be blamed on their genes. After observing patterns of cancer in mothers, daughters, and sisters, researchers discovered …

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Long-term Dangers of Alcohol Abuse

Long-term Dangers of Alcohol Abuse

Drinking alcohol over a long period of time can lead to brain damage, liver disease, and other serious health issues. April is Alcohol Awareness Month, a time to highlight the health and social problems that result from excessive alcohol consumption. …

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How Our Home Infusion Program Can Help You

How Our Home Infusion Program Can Help You

The Home Infusion Program at St. Petersburg Hospital is a service that allows patients to receive certain treatments outside of a hospital setting. If you need to receive regular intravenous care, this program may be right for you. Some medical problems …

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Cancer Prevention and Screening

Cancer Prevention and Screening

“Cancer,” is often whispered in hushed, sad tones. But staying quiet about cancer won’t make it go away. In fact, the more you know about cancer, the better you can protect yourself and your family. Prevention There are many potential …

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Robotic Surgery for Prostate Cancer

Robotic Surgery for Prostate Cancer

Few men relish the thought of discussing their prostate. However, September is National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. It’s a time to talk about risk factors, diagnosis, and treatment. Robotic surgery is a newer option that can have excellent results. Robotic …

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Minimally Invasive Surgery with the da Vinci® System

Minimally Invasive Surgery with the da Vinci® System

St. Petersburg Hospital is proud to be leading the way in new, minimally invasive surgery techniques. The robot-assisted da Vinci surgery offers patients a less invasive procedure with excellent results. It is named after Leonardo da Vinci, who invented the …

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We’re Tobacco Free, Are You?

We’re Tobacco Free, Are You?

St. Petersburg General Hospital is now officially a tobacco-free campus— that includes patients, employees, volunteers, vendors and visitors. We made the change July 1 to reduce everyone’s exposure because tobacco is the leading preventable cause of death in the U.S., …

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We’re Tobacco Free, Are You?

We’re Tobacco Free, Are You?

St. Petersburg General Hospital is now officially a tobacco-free campus— that includes patients, employees, volunteers, vendors and visitors. We made the change July 1 to reduce everyone’s exposure because tobacco is the leading preventable cause of death in the U.S., …

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