Learn to make Fruity Chicken Salad with our Thrive in the Kitchen team in this healthy-cooking video tutorial. This protein-packed dish helps prevent infection, improve indigestion and boost appetite (thanks to flavorful tarragon) — all helpful health benefits following surgery, chemotherapy or radiation therapy.
Wednesday, September 15, 2021
The number of pregnant patients hospitalized with COVID-19 has skyrocketed in recent months, raising concerns about the Delta variant’s impact on pregnant women and their developing babies. Find out why pregnant women are more likely to get seriously sick with COVID-19 and what we can do to reverse the trend.
Tuesday, September 14, 2021
At-home COVID-19 test kits are undoubtedly convenient and easy-to-use, but can you trust the results? When should you use them? Which brand is the most reliable? SMH Laboratory Services Director Harold Vore offers insights on DIY testing and discusses the pros/cons of both antigen tests and molecular tests (PCR / NAAT).
Tuesday, September 7, 2021
What has changed in the way hospitals and physicians are treating patients with COVID-19 over the last year? To find out, we talked with SMH Infectious Diseases Pharmacy manager Jamie Kisgen about effective treatments for inpatients and outpatients with COVID-19, as well as the use — and misuse — of drugs like ivermectin and hydroxychloroquine.
Tuesday, August 31, 2021
If COVID-19 vaccines are effective, why would we need another dose? What’s the difference between a COVID-19 “booster” and a “third shot”? Who’s eligible now? Sarasota Memorial Infectious Disease Specialist Manuel Gordillo, MD, answers these and other common questions about vaccines in this Ask An Expert post.
Friday, August 27, 2021