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Will 2012 Be Your Year for Weight Loss Surgery?

Will 2012 Be Your Year for Weight Loss Surgery?

Now that 2012 is here, it’s time to make a resolution that will have a lasting impact on your health and happiness. Obesity is a serious condition and is a leading cause of death is in the United States. Weight …

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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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Preventing Sports Injuries: It’s All in the Warm-Up

Preventing Sports Injuries: It’s All in the Warm-Up

Professional football kicks off next week, and many amateur athletes are also heading back to the playing field. As Florida’s weather finally cools, sports enthusiasts dust off their equipment and get back to their favorite games. That’s why every autumn, …

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Adjusting to Life after Bariatric Surgery

Adjusting to Life after Bariatric Surgery

If you’re waiting for a visit form the diet fairy, it might be time to consider bariatric surgery. These procedures aren’t the same as waving a magical weight loss wand, but the results can be dramatic. Patients who follow the …

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Mammography Goes Digital!

Mammography Goes Digital!

Every day, more aspects of our lives are available in digital format: television, radio, and even photo albums. Leading the curve in the digital revolution was mammography, which has been available in a digital format since the mid 1990’s. The …

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How the Breast Center Cares for You

How the Breast Center Cares for You

When you think of your breast health, you may become anxious. Just the thought of the tests—and their results—may put you on edge. You may be tempted to avoid the issue altogether, but avoidance is never the answer. The medical …

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What to Expect When You’re Expecting: First Trimester

What to Expect When You’re Expecting: First Trimester

Congratulations! You are pregnant for the first time and about to begin a new chapter in your life. Being a parent can be one of the most rewarding experiences in life. It will give you the opportunity to teach and …

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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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What to Expect When You Arrive in the ER

What to Expect When You Arrive in the ER

Summertime can be a busy time in emergency rooms, and knowing what to expect before you arrive can make a big difference in not only how quickly you get treated, but in reducing your anxiety. In Case of Emergency One …

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