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Adjusting to New Lifestyle after Weight Loss Surgery

Adjusting to New Lifestyle after Weight Loss Surgery

When it comes to weight loss, there is no quick fix. While a patient who’s had the LAP-BAND® procedure will lose a significant amount of weight, it is part of a long-term commitment to maintaining a lifestyle of healthy eating …

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Is the LAP-BAND Right for You?

Is the LAP-BAND Right for You?

A new report ranked Florida the 36th most obese state in the country. According to the F as in Fat: How Obesity Threatens America’s Future 2010 report, the state’s obesity rate for adults is more than 25 percent, with men …

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Having a Baby? Tips to Prepare for Childbirth

Having a Baby? Tips to Prepare for Childbirth

When a woman has her first baby, it’s nearly impossible to prepare for everything her child’s future may hold. But the best first step a mother-to-be can take is preparing for childbirth so she can have a healthy pregnancy and …

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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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The Bariatric Institute: Weight Loss Surgery 101

The Bariatric Institute: Weight Loss Surgery 101

Obesity and its related complications are considered the second leading cause of death for Americans. And more than 24 percent of Floridians are obese, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). Obesity and health complications Obesity can lead to: …

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da Vinci ®: Small Incision, Big Results

da Vinci ®: Small Incision, Big Results

Hysterectomies are the second most common surgery among American women, second only to cesarean sections. A hysterectomy, which is performed approximately 600,000 times a year in the U.S., is the surgical removal of the uterus or womb to treat several …

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Welcome to St. Petersburg General Hospital

Welcome to St. Petersburg General Hospital

At St. Petersburg General Hospital it is our mission to provide excellent healthcare service to the residents and visitors in St. Petersburg and the surrounding area. For the past 40 years, our staff has continuously treated patients, families and the …

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