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Knowing When It’s an Emergency

Knowing When It’s an Emergency

Do you know when to head to the emergency room? When accidents happen, everything seems to spin out of control. A minor injury may seem more severe or you might wonder if you’re overreacting. The emergency room can be an …

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What to Expect During an ER Visit

What to Expect During an ER Visit

Knowing what to expect can take some of the stress out of an unexpected emergency. You can’t be prepared for an emergency, but rest assured that St. Petersburg General is prepared to provide the best treatment for you and your …

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Staying Active as You Age

Staying Active as You Age

Staying active will keep you feeling young and keep your body in shape as you age. Getting older may be a time to slow down and smell the roses, but don’t rest on your laurels. This September, which is Healthy …

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Wound Care for Those with Diabetes

Wound Care for Those with Diabetes

Living with diabetes is a daily balancing act. If you have diabetes and get injured, you need to know how to protect yourself from further danger. Diabetes can lead to itchy dry skin. Compromised skin can crack easily, allowing germs and …

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Bicycle Safety

Bicycle Safety

Learning to ride a bike means fun, freedom, and above all responsibility. Whether you ride for fun, for exercise, or competitively, being safe on your bicycle is essential. According to a Florida public service announcement, pedestrians are injured each day …

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Why Does Diabetes Inhibit Healing?

Why Does Diabetes Inhibit Healing?

A cut finger or blister from a new pair of shoes is not something you normally would head to the doctor over. But if you have diabetes, you should be aware of any injury, no matter how small, since the …

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Ankle Sprains: One of the Most Common Sports Injuries

Ankle Sprains: One of the Most Common Sports Injuries

You’ve heard the expression bend, but don’t break? That’s exactly what happens to the ankle when it is sprained. When an ankle is sprained, the body makes an unnatural twisting motion, causing unusual force on the joint. Ankle sprains are …

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Tips for Preventing Weekend Warrior Injuries

Tips for Preventing Weekend Warrior Injuries

You work all week long and at the end of the day there’s no time left for exercise. Many people use the weekend as prime time to hit the gym or go for a long run. If you’re one of …

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