Fall Prevention Amid COVID-19

Fall Prevention Amid COVID-19

Falls are the most common cause of traumatic brain injury and the main cause of death and disability in our senior population. But falls are preventable, not inevitable. Follow these tips from trauma nurse Susan Williams, RN, for a safe, smart, step-by-step approach to fall prevention in the age of novel coronavirus and COVID-19.

Monday, June 8, 2020
Kawasaki & MIS-C: What Parents Need to Know

Kawasaki & MIS-C: What Parents Need to Know

Kawasaki Disease started popping up in headlines and newsfeeds last month after clusters of children became sick with Kawasaki-like symptoms after having COVID-19 or being exposed to someone infected with COVID-19. First Physicians Group Pediatrician Jose Tavarez, MD, explains the condition, “Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children,” and the red-flag symptoms parents should look for.

Tuesday, June 2, 2020
SMH-Venice Construction Hits Halfway Mark

SMH-Venice Construction Hits Halfway Mark

Construction continues full-steam ahead on the new hospital Sarasota Memorial is building at Laurel and Pinebrook roads. On April 17, several representatives from SMH and its construction team gathered for a traditional, but socially distanced “topping out” ceremony to celebrate a major milestone — reaching the building’s highest level (in this case 82 feet) and marking the pivotal halfway point in the hospital construction project. 

Friday, May 29, 2020
Surf & Turf Kebabs

Surf & Turf Kebabs

Pull out all the stops for Dad with these top-of-the-line Surf and Turf Kebabs. Marinate the meat and shellfish with a bloody Mary marinade for tender steak tips and flavorful shrimp.

Diabetic | Heart Healthy

Friday, May 29, 2020
Choosing the Right Orthopedic Surgeon

Choosing the Right Orthopedic Surgeon

Maybe it’s a hip or knee replacement due to the normal wear and tear of aging. Maybe it’s a hand injury requiring reconstruction. Or maybe it’s a painful lower back caused by worsening sciatica. There are many reasons that lead people to search for an orthopedic surgeon, and there are many experienced surgeons to choose from. So how do you find the right surgeon? Get tips and resources from Sarasota Memorial's Orthopedics program coordinator.

Tuesday, May 26, 2020
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