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Tips for Managing Medications During a Hurricane

Keep your medications and health in check during a hurricane with these tips. The 2013 Atlantic Hurricane Season begins on June 1. Use this year's Hurricane Preparedness Week to get all of your preparations together, especially with your family's medications, … Continue reading

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5 Health Numbers You Must Know

Keep your numbers in check to prevent illness and disease. Do you really know the numbers tied to good health? How about your blood pressure; are you more likely to know the score of the last Tampa Bay Rays game … Continue reading

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Exercise is Good Medicine for Arthritis

Exercise may be just what the doctor orders to help manage your arthritis symptoms. Sometimes the aches, pains and stress associated with arthritis can leave people feeling less like moving. However, exercise is often some of the best medicine when it comes … Continue reading

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ER Nurses at Oak Hill Go Extra Mile

Cathy Edmisten, Director of Emergency Services here at Oak Hill Hospital recently wrote this letter to the editor which was featured in the Tampa Bay Times. To see her letter online, visit this link. Oak Hill Hospital celebrated emergency nurses … Continue reading

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Surgical Options for Breast Cancer

At Oak Hill Hospital, our Women's Imaging Center offers a variety breast cancer screening options, including digital mammography, breast ultrasound and computer-assisted breast cancer detection. In the event that an inconsistency or suspicious breast tissue shows up on a screening, … Continue reading

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Skipping the Flu Shot? Think Again!

The bottom line: getting the flu vaccine is your best protection against the flu! Although flu activity usually peaks in January or February, flu season can begin as early as October. Are you considering skipping the flu shot this year? … Continue reading

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Breast Cancer: You Can Reduce Your Risk

When it comes to breast cancer, you have the power to reduce your risk. Breast cancer statistics can seem daunting—the American Cancer Society estimates that 1 in 8 women will develop the disease in her lifetime—but there are things you … Continue reading

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Top 5 Tips for Fall Fitness

Fall in Florida means the weather will start to cool down and the humidity will subside, making it the perfect time for you to ramp up for fitness efforts. Here are our top tips for fall fitness. The weather isn't … Continue reading

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FAQs About Cholesterol

Too much or too little cholesterol can put you at greater risk for heart disease, heart attack and stroke.  Cholesterol is often in the news these days, but many people are still confused about the facts. Here are some of … Continue reading

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Cancer Care: How does chemo work?

While side effects of chemo can make a person feel worse, chemo itself can work wonders in making him or her healthier. Chemo can be a scary word. Sometimes it helps to have an understanding of just what the word … Continue reading

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