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07.30.2014 [SMH Extra]

10530756_10152598918942044_999536907494806538_nGet a quick dose of healthy news in your life! A new podcast series, Sarasota Memorial HealthCasts, is live on iTunes. To access/subscribe to the series, search “Sarasota Memorial HealthCasts” in the iTunes store. You also can click the “Follow Us” icon on the podcast home page here. The latest HealthCast topic is “Why Men Aren’t Living as Long as Women,” a great discussion featuring Jack Rodman, MD, on WSRQ’s Health Check with Heidi Godman. It’s important health information that every man — and woman — should know.


Breastfeeding Support & Latch Clinic
 
07.25.2014 | New Moms & Dads

Join us as we hear what is working for other mothers, share information and resources, and make connections with other breastfeeding moms.  The clinic is facilitated by a Certified Breastfeeding Counselor. The clinic is open to all, and there is no registration necessary. Every Tuesday, 2:00 PM – 3:30PM Waldemere Medical Plaza 1921 Waldemere St. Second Floor Call 917-1700 […]

Proposed Rehab Facility Discussed at Community Workshop
 
07.18.2014 | Campus Improvements

Wednesday evening, July 16, members of the community attended the City of Sarasota’s neighborhood workshop to learn about Sarasota Memorial’s proposed new comprehensive rehabilitation facility which would replace the current 30-year old unit located in the two upper floors of the hospital’s East Tower.  While it has undergone several décor changes over the years, the […]

Fantastic nurses from Labor and Delivery and the Mother-Baby Unit!
 
07.18.2014 | New Moms & Dads

Great photo of our fantastic nurses from Labor and Delivery and the Mother-Baby Unit. So far, this group has assisted in over 1500 special deliveries for 2014! Click on the image to see a full-size version of these smiling faces!

Sarasota Memorial named to best hospitals list
 
07.15.2014 | SMH Extra

Sarasota Memorial once again is the only hospital in the region to make U.S. News & World Report’s new “Best Hospitals” list. The hospital was ranked among the very best hospitals in the nation for Gynecology care. SMH also was listed among the top five hospitals in Florida and #1 in southern Florida for overall care. Click here […]

REPOST: Look Before You Lock and Other Safety Tips
 
07.08.2014 | New Moms & Dads

This post, from July 2013, is still relevant today. With the recent occurrences of child heat stroke deaths in mind, please take a few minutes and read it again. Did you know a child dies from heatstroke about once every 10 days from being left alone in a hot vehicle? In fact, heatstroke is the leading cause […]

Signs and Symptoms of Preterm Labor
 
06.26.2014 | New Moms & Dads

All pregnant women look forward to meeting their baby, seeing who they look like and holding that precious kicking machine for the first time. Often by the last month or two of pregnancy, moms are feeling ready to not be pregnant anymore and live without the common discomforts of the third trimester. But sometimes, baby […]

Signs of hypoglycemia may be overlooked in older adults
 
06.25.2014 | Wellness

Hypoglycemia (blood glucose level that drops below 70 mg/dL.) has been recognized as one of the most common and most serious diabetes-related emergencies for older adults. In fact, a new study shows a higher rate of hospital admissions for older adults with hypoglycemia, with admission rates for hypoglycemia now exceeding those for hyperglycemia (high blood glucose level) among seniors. Signs […]

New tool allows you to access your health information
 
06.24.2014 | SMH Extra

Sarasota Memorial’s Patient Portal is here! It’s launch time for the new online tool that will help you manage your protected health information in one secure, accessible place. If you’ve ever been an SMH patient, we invite you to be among the first to establish your SMH FollowMyHealth portal account at a special event at HealthSquare at […]

FDA Sets Safety Standards for Infant Formula
 
06.20.2014 | New Moms & Dads

A new rule that aims to ensure the safety of infant formula has been finalized by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. An initial version of the rule for manufacturers of infant formula was released in February and the final version contains some modifications and clarifications that were made in response to comments received by […]

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