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Getting Ready for Weight Loss Surgery

Getting Ready for Weight Loss Surgery

Bariatric surgery is not a magic pill for weight loss, so prepare yourself for the road before and after surgery. The decision to have bariatric surgery (commonly known as weight-loss surgery) is life-changing. When making such a substantial change, it …

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Learn to Spot a Stroke F-A-S-T

Learn to Spot a Stroke F-A-S-T

Use this acronym to recognize the symptoms and get help quickly. When the brain can’t get enough oxygen, it stops working. Stroke is often preventable, and the minutes following can make the difference between life and death or brain damage …

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Best Exercises to Reduce Low Back Pain

Best Exercises to Reduce Low Back Pain

Low back pain affects every part of your life, from getting out of a chair to participating in athletic activities. A common reason for missing work is low back pain. According to the North American Spine Society, regular exercise helps …

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5 Important Tips for First-Time Parents

5 Important Tips for First-Time Parents

Ease new parenting worries with these five baby care tips. New parenthood is a wondrous and frazzling experience. You love your new bundle passionately but the lack of sleep can make the simplest diaper change feel like a challenge. Here …

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Pedatric Services at Brandon Regional Hospital

Pedatric Services at Brandon Regional Hospital

Looking for the best care for your child? Brandon Regional Hospital's Pediatric Center offers state-of-the-art care for its youngest patients. A sick child is a parent's worst nightmare. That's why it's important to find pediatric services that offer a friendly, …

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Frequently Asked Questions about Endometriosis

Frequently Asked Questions about Endometriosis

For Endometriosis Awareness Month, learn about this very common, treatable condition. When the tissue of the uterine lining grows in the wrong place, a condition called endometriosis develops. This benign tissue can form on ovaries, fallopian tubes and elsewhere around …

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Understanding Your Preemie’s Special Needs

Understanding Your Preemie’s Special Needs

An early arrival requires extra care and extra love. Parents of premature babies often experience fear, frustration and a sense of helplessness as they learn to care for their newborn. Understanding the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) provides you with …

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Common Sinus Problems & Treatments

Common Sinus Problems & Treatments

Learn how you can ease sinus discomfort. The sinuses are eight air-filled cavities located within the bones of our face, around our eyes and nose. They play a vital role in ridding the body of unwanted mucus. But when the …

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The Role of Nutrition in Cancer Prevention & During Treatment

The Role of Nutrition in Cancer Prevention & During Treatment

Learn about the relationship between nutrition and cancer so you can make smart choices in your diet. Cancer patients not only may feel vulnerable, but also are extremely busy as they consult with multiple doctors, undergo various treatments and battle …

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New Pediatric Services: Our Pediatric Intensive Care Unit

New Pediatric Services: Our Pediatric Intensive Care Unit

Brandon Regional Hospital’s Pediatric Intensive Care Unit offers expert services and comfort for your family. Nobody wants to have a child suffer from accident or illness. But if it happens, the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) is a special place …

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