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2014-04-10 23:23:43

Join us for the second of the four-part women’s health series as we travel to Greece to create awareness about orthopaedic health on Tuesday, April 15th. Tampa, Florida (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Florida Hospital Tampa is inviting women on a journey to Greece to explore a life free from muscle and joint pain as part of the Passport to Health women’s seminar series. The event is free to the public and will take place on Tuesday, April 15th, at the Tampa Palms Country Club from 6:00pm to...

2014-03-31 23:04:53

Florida Hospital Tampa is teaming up with Hillsborough County Public Schools to help advance technology in the classrooms at Dunbar Elementary. (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Today, Florida Hospital Tampa donated twenty refurbished computers to students at Dunbar Elementary Magnet School to help advance technology in the classrooms. The mission at Dunbar Elementary school is to provide students with meaningful hands-on opportunities to explore medical sciences with a supportive and challenging...

2014-03-20 23:01:42

Florida Hospital Tampa will feature clinical experts in the field of cancer on Tuesday, March 25th to educate the community on the latest information in cancer prevention, treatment, support and therapy. Tampa, Fl (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 Florida Hospital Tampa is hosting “A Cancer Symposium” with a focus on the three big c’s- breast, GI, and lung cancers to educate the community on prevention, treatment, support and therapy. This event is free to the public and will take place at...

2014-02-24 23:03:36

Take “15 minutes for your health” and join The Tampa Bay Buccaneer Cheerleaders, Captain Fear and a Surprise Buccaneers Player at Florida Hospital Tampa’s Pepin Heart Institute on February 28th. (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 Florida Hospital Tampa is hosting a free community heart screening on Friday, February 28th from 7am to 12pm. The 15-minute screening includes cholesterol, blood sugar, blood pressure and BMI. Once screened, each individual will have the chance to sit down...

2014-02-05 23:02:27

Florida Hospital Tampa is the proud health and wellness partner for the Tampa Bay Lightning and the Tampa Bay Times Forum. (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 Florida Hospital Tampa, through its Florida Hospital Pepin Heart Institute, will present “Heart Health Awareness” night during the Tampa Bay Lightning home game on Thursday, February 6 at The Forum. The puck drops at 7:30pm as the Bolts “face-off” against the Toronto Maple Leafs. Today, heart disease claims more lives every year than...

2014-01-17 23:01:00

Florida Hospital Tampa has officially opened the doors of the new Women’s Health Pavilion and will be opening a brand new Emergency Department Fall of 2014. (PRWEB) January 17, 2014 Florida Hospital Tampa is elevating health care for the Tampa Bay community with the expansion of the Women’s Health Pavilion and the creation of a new Emergency Department. The free-standing Women’s Health Pavilion officially opened its doors to the community on Monday, January 13. The comfortable and...

2014-01-16 08:27:48

Signals Potential of Newborn Stem Cells in Regenerative Medicine for Common Disorders SAN BRUNO, Calif., Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cord Blood Registry® (CBR®), the world's largest and most experienced newborn stem cell company, announces the start of a U.S. Food and Drug (FDA)-regulated study being conducted at Florida Hospital for Children in Orlando to investigate the use of a child's stem cells from their own stored umbilical cord blood as a treatment for acquired...

2014-01-06 23:01:16

Doctor Kenneth Yamamura and Doctor Asad Sawar performed the procedure on two patients, successfully implanting the Boston Scientific S-ICD System, a new solution for at risk heart patients. (PRWEB) January 06, 2014 Florida Hospital Tampa is first in Tampa Bay to offer the revolutionary new implantable defibrillator from Boston Scientific, called the S-ICD System for patients at risk of sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) through its renowned Florida Hospital Pepin Heart Institute. Sudden cardiac...

2013-12-11 23:01:51

Florida Hospital Tampa employees arrive in San Ignacio, Belize to serve those in need this holiday season. (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 Employees of Florida Hospital Tampa, as an expression of their mission to “Extend the Healing ministry of Christ,” are partnering with Insouciance Abroad, as they to embark on the first in a series of corporate-sponsored medical mission trips. While in San Ignacio, Belize participants of the mission trip will be lending their medical skills to the La...

2013-11-27 23:01:52

The three-year UHMS accreditation demonstrates Florida Hospital Tampa’s commitment to patient care and facility safety for the clinical hyperbaric facilities. (PRWEB) November 27, 2013 Florida Hospital Tampa announced today that its Wound Healing Institute received accreditation by the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society (UHMS), a program that recognizes clinical hyperbaric facilities demonstrating commitment to patient care and facility safety. The Florida Hospital Tampa Wound...