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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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Omega-3s for a Happy Heart!

Omega-3 Fatty Acids can benefits both those who are in good health and those at risk of cardiovascular (heart) disease. Research has shown that Omega-3 fatty acids have several health benefits, particularly for heart health. Omega-3s can be obtained by … Continue reading

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Diabetes Care During Summer Travel

Make sure you know how to properly manage your diabetes this summer and when traveling. Summer might mean sun, warmer weather and a chance to travel–but you can't take a vacation from your diabetes. When planning and packing for travel … Continue reading

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Oak Hill Hospital Awarded Additional Certification From The Joint Commission

Oak Hill Hospital is the first hospital in the area to achieve national certification by The Joint Commission for its Hip & Knee replacement program. Spring Hill, Florida (July 18, 2012) – Oak Hill Hospital announces that it has earned … 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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Update: Our O.R. and Bed Tower Expansion Is Well Underway!

We are excited to report that our $50 million O.R. and Bed Tower Expansion, here at Oak Hill Hospital, is well underway! Our expansion began in February, and the 22-month project is expected to be completed by Fall 2013. The … Continue reading

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Celebrate the Fourth With Safety in Mind!

Are fireworks a part of your July 4 celebration this year? If so, follow these tips to keep your family safe! According to the U.S. Fire Administration, thousands of people are injured using fireworks each year on July 4, and … Continue reading

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Tips to Prepare Your Little One for a Hospital Stay

There's nothing harder on parents than seeing their little ones ill. But when your children are sick and require hospitalization, you have to be the brave parent and help to make them feel at ease. You might feel like you're … Continue reading

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Preventing Heat Stroke & Heat Exhaustion

Sometimes, too much of this hot Florida weather can really wear you out–and it can even be life-threatening. Being active in hot temperatures can lead to heat exhaustion, and a more severe illness known as heat stroke.   Heat exhaustion … Continue reading

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Get Your Man to the Doctor!

This week, June 11-17, is Men's Health Week—a week dedicated to raising awareness of preventable men's health problems. So, what better time than now to encourage your man to head to the doctor? According to the Agency for Healthcare Research … Continue reading

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