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2014-04-23 12:26:33

TAMPA, Fla., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WEDU-TV, The Tampa Tribune and Genesis Communications have teamed up with community partners to host a Florida gubernatorial debate preceding this November's general election. The media coalition will collaborate with the Tiger Bay Club of Tampa and the Rotary Club of Tampa to bring the debate to WEDU's Tampa studios in the strategically critical I-4 corridor. "We know the Tampa Bay region will be pivotal in deciding who Florida's next...

2014-04-18 23:06:13

Tampa Bay Water has kicked off its Water Smarter public awareness campaign in April. Building on last year’s efforts, the Water Smarter campaign is designed to curb outdoor water use by raising awareness of watering restrictions. Clearwater, FL (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 April is Water Conservation Month in Florida because it’s one of the driest months of the year. And as temperatures start to rise in the spring, so does water use. That’s why Tampa Bay Water has kicked off its Water...

2014-04-09 23:28:36

Tampa Bay Water is now accepting applications for the 2014 Community Water-Wise Awards program. The application is online at tampabaywaterwise.org and must be received by June 30, 2014. Clearwater, Florida (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Tampa Bay Water is now accepting applications for the 2014 Community Water-Wise Awards program. If your yard incorporates Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ principles with attractive design, it may have what it takes to win. The application is online at...

2014-03-06 08:28:15

TAMPA, Fla., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CENTRO Tampa will be expanding its circulation to include Hispanic households in Pinellas County effective March 7, 2014. This is the second time CENTRO Tampa, the leading Hispanic weekly in Tampa Bay, expands in the last three years. In 2012 CENTRO Tampa added 10,000 copies in Pasco County and the most recent expansion to Pinellas will add 15,000 additional copies. This will bring the total circulation to more than 65,000 copies. "The...

2014-02-22 08:20:28

Valve Clinic Team first in U.S. to utilize new valve that could give more patients the opportunity for treatment CLEARWATER, Fla., Feb. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Two years ago Morton Plant Hospital was the first in the Tampa Bay area to perform an advanced surgical procedure for severe symptomatic aortic stenosis called Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR). Now, Morton Plant Hospital is expanding its Valve Clinic and TAVR programs with another first, utilizing the newly FDA approved...

2014-02-11 12:27:36

TAMPA, Fla., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- St. Joseph's Hospital entered the next era of cardiac care by opening a new $20 million Heart Institute on Feb. 10, 2014. St. Joseph's Hospital Heart Institute is one of the most advanced and comprehensive centers for cardiovascular medicine in Florida, performing more than 50,000 adult cardiac catheterizations. It is also has the only pediatric catheterization program in Hillsborough County. Heart disease is the number one killer of...

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...

2014-01-22 23:31:32

Blick Law Firm’s eco friendly headquarters is located at 3812 Gunn Highway Tampa, FL 33618 and its interior and design is a must see! Tampa, Fl (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 The recent build-out and design of a Tampa Bay law firm at 3812 Gunn Highway is a must see and is welcome to the public! Blick Law Firm’s main location in Carrollwood goes green with energy efficient roofing, flooring, and lighting. Additionally, this spectacular art and design is a vision with inspirations from...

2014-01-22 08:25:31

TAMPA, Fla., Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Emerald Greens Condo Resort, a luxury 50 room resort, has announced their 1st Annual Shamrock Open benefiting Voices for Children of Tampa Bay (VFC), which will be held on Monday, March 10. The tournament will take place at the Carrollwood Country Club, which offers a recently enhanced 27-hole golf course. Registration opens at 8:00AM with a shotgun start at 9:00AM. In addition to the tournament, players can compete for the longest drive and...

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...