Essential health information from local experts

Posted: Apr 24, 2018

How Can Spring Cleaning Help Fight Drug Abuse?

Written By Pharmacy Resident Melissa Campo

Dispose of your unwanted medications at a participating location during National Drug Take Back Day on April 28. When improperly disposed of or left to collect dust in a medicine cabinet long after they are needed, prescription drugs often end up in the wrong hands. 
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Posted: Apr 24, 2018

Eat Healthy on a Budget with These TopTips

With HealthFit Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist Lauren McNeil

We all know that it's best to eat a diet based on whole foods, with lots of fresh fruits and veggies, but the reality is that it can get expensive. Try these practical tips from HealthFit's Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist to enjoy a healthy diet and stick to your budget. 

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Posted: Apr 19, 2018

Beat Stress, Cravings with These Yummy Recipes

Written by SMH Outpatient Dietitian Lauren McNeil

Nutrition plays a huge part in handling stress, helping to prevent exhaustion, illness, and aches and pains. Eating whole foods and keeping refined sugar and flour to a minimum can drastically reduce mood swings and can help to keep your mind clear and focused. When cravings set in, give these yummy, easy, stress-busting recipes a try instead.
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Posted: Apr 10, 2018

Wellness Classes Designed for Cancer Patients, Caregivers

Written by HealthFit Manager Kayla Frimmel

In partnership with Jewish Family & Children Services, the Sarasota Memorial Thrive Integrated Cancer support and survivorship program offers six, free, oncology-specific, group exercise classes weekly at HealthFit, medically integrated wellness and fitness center.
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Posted: Apr 10, 2018

Travel Checklist for Heart Failure Patients

Written by Heart Failure Nurse Specialist Stacey Daggett

Planning a summer getaway? If you’re managing heart failure, there are a few things you should know — and do — before you hit the road.
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