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Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point Receives Full Designation as Level II Trauma Center

Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point Receives Full Designation as Level II Trauma Center

Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point announces that the Florida Department of Health has awarded the hospital full Level II Trauma Center designation, marking the end of a year-long provisional period and commitment to trauma care that began in 2009.  Regional …

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Diagnosing & Treating Arrhythmias

Diagnosing & Treating Arrhythmias

Arrhythmias are most commonly diagnosed with the use of electrocardiograms (EKGs) or with Holter Monitors or Event Recorders, which are portable electrocardiogram devices. These heart monitoring tests—accompanied by a physical examination, and sometimes x-rays and blood work—help a doctor in …

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What Is A-Fib?|

What Is A-Fib?|

Atrial Fibrillation, or A-Fib, is an abnormal heart rhythm, which can lead to serious health problems down the line. A-Fib can affect the “pumping” function of the heart, which can lead to stagnant blood flow and can potentially result in …

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All About Arrhythmias

All About Arrhythmias

An arrhythmia is a condition characterized by an abnormality in the heart rate or rhythm. Arrhythmias can vary in their severity and can be caused by variety of factors. Some arrhythmias may be congenital (present at birth) or they may …

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Types of Arrhythmias

Types of Arrhythmias

An arrhythmia is an abnormality of the heart rate or rhythm, such as beating too slow, too fast or irregularly. There are many different types of arrhythmias, and some are more dangerous than others. To learn more about arrhythmias and …

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How Alcohol Can Affect Your Health

How Alcohol Can Affect Your Health

Pour the champagne and make a toast to a special someone. Alcohol has long been associated with celebrations and festivities. All that fun can make people forget about the dangerous health effects of alcohol. April is National Alcohol Awareness Month. …

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FAQs About Organ Donation

FAQs About Organ Donation

Donations to the needy come from the heart. Sometimes what a person needs IS a heart. Organ donation is a selfless way to give back to people in need. Over 100,000 Americans could be saved by an organ transplant each …

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HCA Local Area Hospitals’ Parent Company Selected as One of the World’s Most Ethical Companies

HCA Local Area Hospitals’ Parent Company Selected as One of the World’s Most Ethical Companies

Pasco/Hernando Counties, Florida – (March 20, 2012) For the third year in a row, Hospital Corporation of America (HCA), the parent company of Pasco/Hernando County hospitals, Medical Center of Trinity, Oak Hill Hospital and Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point, has …

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Spring Break Safety Tips for Your Teens

Spring Break Safety Tips for Your Teens

Spring break conjures images of volleyball, sunburns, and all-night parties. When teens plan their spring break adventures, be sure that a talk about safety is on the to-do list. There are many things you can encourage your teen to do …

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Springtime Allergies: Tips for Relief

Springtime Allergies: Tips for Relief

Spring is such a beautiful time of year. Flowers and trees are blooming, and the grass is getting greener– but for those who suffer springtime allergies, the beauty of spring is hidden by congestion, sneezing, runny nose and other unpleasant …

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