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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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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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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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The Role of Clinical Environment in Healing

The Role of Clinical Environment in Healing

From the ancient Greeks to Florence Nightingale, many medical pioneers have embraced the concept that a patient’s environment significantly impacts healing. Every aspect of a patient’s surroundings can contribute to the patient’s recovery. Environmental Factors that Improve Outcomes Lack of …

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Local Cardiologist Recognized by the Florida Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (FAPI)

Local Cardiologist Recognized by the Florida Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (FAPI)

Rao Musunuru, M.D. a local cardiologist was recognized as the “2010 Physician of the Year” by the Florida Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (FAPI). He received the award in recognition of his outstanding contributions and excellence in the field …

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Choose an Emergency Room—Before You Need to Visit!

Choose an Emergency Room—Before You Need to Visit!

Visiting the emergency room isn’t something that anyone looks forward to, but it is something that you can plan for. A little research about local hospitals can help you choose the right emergency room for your family before an injury …

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