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St. Anthony's Hospital Invites Community to April Health Seminars

April Seminars: Aneurysm and Heart Disease

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., (March 20, 2013)- St. Anthony’s Hospital invites the community to attend two health seminars scheduled in April to learn more about aneurysm and heart disease.  The free health seminars are held at St. Anthony’s Hospital, Auditorium, 1200 Seventh Ave. N., St. Petersburg, FL.

Aneurysm Disease - A Silent Killer

Thursday, April 11, Noon

Join general surgeon Paul Collins, MD, to learn more about how the cause of an aneurysm can be genetic, but smoking is the single highest risk factor. Dr. Collins will provide an overview of who is at risk, how to identify the symptoms and the surgical treatment options available.

Know Your Numbers Related to Heart Disease

Wednesday, April 24, Noon

Cardiologist Amit Srivastava, MD, will discuss the importance of knowing your numbers related to heart disease and the role that proper diet, exercise and treatment can play in improving overall heart health. Discussion will also include information on diagnostic testing and the latest information on the cardiac treatments available.

To register for a health seminar, call (727) 953-6993, or visit:

About St. Anthony’s Hospital

St. Anthony’s Hospital is a 395-bed hospital founded in 1931 as a ministry of the Franciscan Sisters of Allegany and was the first faith-based hospital in Pinellas County. St. Anthony’s celebrated its 80th year in 2011, and the hospital continues its rich history dedicated to improving the health of the community by providing high-quality, innovative and compassionate care. St. Anthony’s has received the 2012 American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines Stroke Gold Plus Performance Achievement award.  St. Anthony’s Susan Sheppard McGillicuddy Breast Center has received accreditation from both the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers and the American College of Radiology. For superior energy efficiency, St. Anthony’s earned the EPA’s ENERGY STAR three consecutive times. For more information on St. Anthony’s, call (727) 953-6993.

About BayCare Health System

BayCare Health System is a leading community-based health system in the Tampa Bay area. Composed of a network of 10 not-for-profit hospitals, outpatient facilities and services such as imaging, lab, behavioral health and home health care, BayCare provides expert medical care throughout a patient’s lifetime. With more than 200 access points conveniently located throughout Tampa Bay, BayCare connects patients to a complete range of preventive, diagnostic and treatment services for any health care need. 

BayCare’s family of hospitals are: Mease Countryside, Mease Dunedin, Morton Plant, Morton Plant North Bay, St. Anthony’s, St. Joseph’s, St. Joseph’s Children’s, St. Joseph’s Hospital-North, St. Joseph’s Women’s, and South Florida Baptist. For more information, visit BayCare on the Web at