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Posted: Jul 16, 2024

Common Questions For The Pediatrician

With Jennifer Scheer, DO, and Susan Mihm, MD

Kids don’t come with a manual, but they sure do come with lots of questions. So we sat down with two FPG Pediatricians—Dr. Jennifer Scheer and Dr. Susan Mihm—for a quick primer on some common concerns.

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Posted: Jul 9, 2024

How Untreated Hearing Disorders Pose Serious Health Risks

With Audiologist Sharon Rende

Hearing loss and communication disorders affect nearly 48 million Americans and people of all ages. If left untreated, they can even cause more serious problems down the road. Learn the signs and make the sound choice: don’t delay treatment.

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Posted: Jul 2, 2024

Dr. Claw’s Handbook for Firework Safety

By Dr. Manus Claw, TNT

Take it from Dr. Claw—fireworks can be as dangerous as they are fun. Here are some top tips and Rules of Thumb to help your Independence Day celebrations go off without a hitch… or an injury.

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Posted: Jun 25, 2024

Safe Medication Disposal: Know Before You Throw

By Kimberly Tran, PharmD

Expired and unneeded medications piling up? Learn how to dispose of them risk-free, so that pets, children, and the environment stay safe.

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Posted: Jun 18, 2024

Could Your Diet Be Linked To Cancer?

Study observes possible link between ultra-processed foods and increased risk of cancer.

Higher consumption of ultra-processed foods may be linked to an increased risk of not only developing cancer but succumbing to it. Sarasota Memorial Clinical Dietitian Laura McLeroy, RD, LD, weighs in on the growing evidence that ultra-processed foods are overall negatively impacting health.

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