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Do I Have PAD?

Do I Have PAD?

PAD (Peripheral Arterial Disease) is a very serious disease that affects millions of Americans over age 50. Arteries in the legs of someone with PAD are narrowed by plaque build-up from cholesterol and other substances, preventing the delivery of the …

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Top Seven Tips for Choosing an Orthopedic Surgeon

Top Seven Tips for Choosing an Orthopedic Surgeon

Finding the right doctor can take time and patience. And when it comes to important procedures like orthopedic surgery, selecting the right specialist is even more important. For instance, an older patient who needs a hip replacement may need a …

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Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point Announces Its Star Award Winners for the Second Quarter of 2010

Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point Announces Its Star Award Winners for the Second Quarter of 2010

Hudson, Florida (August 10, 2010) – Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point has announced the recipients of its second quarter Five Star Award. The recipients are Frank Calnan, Gus Jakobs and Barbara (Bunny) Stasolla. Frank Calnan started volunteering February 2000. He …

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Hospital Offers Electrophysiology Lab Tour

Hospital Offers Electrophysiology Lab Tour

Atrial fibrillation (A-Fib) is the most common heart rhythm disturbance, affecting more than 2.3 million Americans.  The Electrophysiology Team at Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point will be show you the procedural suite and discuss the newest minimally invasive technologies now …

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When Is Back Surgery the Best Option?

When Is Back Surgery the Best Option?

If you have back pain, you know how it limits you. It hurts to sit, it hurts to turn, and it turns to bend down. Simple, everyday activities become daunting tasks you try to avoid. Nearly 80 percent of Americans …

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When It Comes to Your Heart, Rehab Is Not Optional

When It Comes to Your Heart, Rehab Is Not Optional

Your body has over 600 muscles. What’s the most important? Your heart, which delivers the oxygen and nutrients that sustain the rest of your body. Heart attack, heart disease, and other cardiovascular conditions drastically diminish the heart’s ability to perform …

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It’s Time for an ER Visit! Are You Ready?

It’s Time for an ER Visit! Are You Ready?

When you’re facing a medical emergency, there’s often not much time to think. That’s why it’s important to take the time to prepare for a trip to the ER—before you ever have an emergency. Although it sounds counterintuitive (after all, …

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Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point receives recognition from the American Heart Association for turning guidelines into lifelines

Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point receives recognition from the American Heart Association for turning guidelines into lifelines

HUDSON, FL. July, 2010 — Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point is one of only three Florida hospitals and the only Tampa Bay area hospital recognized for achieving Triple Gold Recognition in all three areas in implementing the American Heart Association/American …

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Could It Be More than Heartburn?

Could It Be More than Heartburn?

Most of us are familiar with the signs of heartburn: a burning sensation, pressure in the chest, and indigestion. But many people don’t know that other conditions can mimic heartburn. One of the most common is angina, which is a …

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It’s Hurricane Season! Are You Prepared?

It’s Hurricane Season! Are You Prepared?

So you’ve stocked up on canned goods, dug out the flashlights, and stockpiled bottled water in the garage. Yes, hurricane season is here, and you’ve prepared your home for storms. But most of us overlook our health in our hurricane …

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