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A Look Inside the Cath Lab

Learn more about The Heart Institute at Oak Hill Hospital’s cath lab capabilities. If your knowledge of heart disease and treatment comes primarily from medical shows on TV, don’t worry. You’re not alone in not understanding the mysteries of the … Continue reading

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The Heart Institute at Oak Hill Hospital

Discover what The Heart Institute of Oak Hill Hospital has to offer you. There’s good news for heart patients in Hernando, Citrus and northern Pasco counties. The Heart Institute of Oak Hill Hospital is a 24,000 square foot state of … Continue reading

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Understanding A-Fib

September is National Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month–take this time to educate yourself on this condition and your risks. What is atrial fibrillation? Atrial fibrillation, sometimes referred to as A-fib, is a type of cardiac arrhythmia, or abnormality in the heart … Continue reading

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Know Your Numbers for Heart Health

Want to lower your risk for heart disease? There are a few "numbers" you should be look out for! There are two types of risk factors for heart disease–those that you can change and those that you cannot change. These … Continue reading

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What Happens in the Cardiac Cath Lab?

If you have experienced heart problems or have been diagnosed with a heart condition, you can likely benefit from the procedures available in a cardiac catheterization lab. A cardiac catheterization is used to help physicians diagnose heart disease in patients. … Continue reading

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Great Ways to Lower Your Cholesterol

Has your doctor informed you that you need to start working on lowering your cholesterol level? Don’t panic. High cholesterol can lead to serious health risks including heart disease, but you can take simple steps to lower your level with … Continue reading

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Top Ten Ways to Care for Your Heart

You’re one week into American Heart Month. What changes have you been making to improve your cardiac health? Protecting your heart is one of the best ways to ensure a long, healthy, and comfortable life. Consider adopting these top ten … Continue reading

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