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Splash Safely: Keeping Kids Safe around Water

Splash Safely: Keeping Kids Safe around Water

Kids need constant supervision when they are in or around the water, whether it be in the pool, the ocean, the lake, or even just the bathtub. All it takes is a little distraction to turn a fun day in …

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Hurricane Tips for Diabetics

Hurricane Tips for Diabetics

With hurricane season upon us, it is important to make sure you are prepared, especially if you are a diabetic. Arm yourself with the knowledge and preparations that you will need to best weather a hurricane or any other type …

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Injectable Treatments for Arthritis

Injectable Treatments for Arthritis

There are several treatment options for arthritis, including injectable treatments. For these injectable treatments, there are different categories, as well as a variety of drugs within each category. If you suffer from arthritis, talk with your doctor or rheumatologist about …

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Summertime Safety for Seniors

Summertime Safety for Seniors

The summer months are a great time to get outside and enjoy the sunshine and beautiful weather. For seniors, however, it is important to be aware that the summer heat can also prove to be extremely dangerous and detrimental to …

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Health Tips for Men

Health Tips for Men

The month of June means not only the arrival of summer, but also the arrival of Men’s Health Month. This national health program is meant to bring awareness to men’s health issues and encourage the detection and treatment of diseases …

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Caring for a Loved One with Alzheimer’s

Caring for a Loved One with Alzheimer’s

The Alzheimer’s Association estimates that there are over fifteen million people currently taking time out of their lives to care for loved ones with Alzheimer’s disease. This is a daily task that requires caregivers to give up time and energy. …

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Overview of Deep Vein Thrombosis

Overview of Deep Vein Thrombosis

What is deep vein thrombosis? Also known as DVT, it is a condition in which a blood clot forms in a vein deep inside the body, typically in the legs. DVT usually develops in the calf and thigh, as opposed …

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HCA Takes Extra Steps to Prep for Hurricane Season

HCA Takes Extra Steps to Prep for Hurricane Season

The 2011 Hurricane Season begins June 1 and with a number of hospitals, outpatient centers, and administrative offices located in hurricane areas, HCA takes extra steps to ensure we are capable of serving our communities if and when this type …

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Help Us Welcome Our New CEO

Help Us Welcome Our New CEO

Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point has announced the appointment of Shayne George as the hospital’s new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Mr. George comes to Regional Medical  Center Bayonet Point from Doctors Hospital of Augusta, Georgia, another HCA facility where he …

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Exercises for Stroke Victims

Exercises for Stroke Victims

A stroke occurs when an artery in the brain becomes blocked, interrupting blood supply and killing vital tissues in the brain. When this happens, brain damage can occur, which drastically alters a person’s ability to do some of the most …

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