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Posted: Dec 15, 2021

Tips for a Happy, Hazard-free Holiday

With SMH Emergency Care & Injury Prevention Specialists

From button batteries and baking ingredients to COVID-19, holiday hazards abound. Keep the merry in your holiday with these safety tips from Sarasota Memorial emergency care and injury prevention specialists.

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Posted: Dec 14, 2021

Vegan Tofu Scramble | Thrive in the Kitchen Healthy Cooking Series

A Thrive Recipe by SMH Executive Chef Omar Mattei

Learn to make a Vegan Tofu Scramble. The recipe — packed with protein and essential amino acids — helps to reduce your risk of breast, prostate and colon cancers. 

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Posted: Dec 7, 2021

Monoclonal Antibodies for COVID-19: What Patients Need to Know

With SMH Infectious Disease experts Manuel Gordillo, MD, & Jamie Kisgen, PharmD

Many patients treated with monoclonal antibodies have questions about the investigational therapy: Should I get a booster shot? If so, when? Does it work against Omicron? Our Infectious Disease experts have answers.

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Posted: Nov 30, 2021

Vertigo: Causes, Cures & Seeking Care

With SMH Otolaryngology Specialist Jack Wazen, MD

Nearly 40% of adults in the U.S. will experience vertigo at some point in their lifetime. Learn the signs, causes and where to seek treatment in this post with Dr. Jack Wazen, Sarasota Memorial chief of staff and medical director of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery.

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Posted: Nov 23, 2021

Vaping Is Bad For You ... & Worse For Your Kids

With SMH Lung Cancer Screening Program Coordinator Amie Miller

E-cigarettes and vape pens are harmful for the lungs and bad for overall health. With vaping on the rise among teens and pre-teens, we're also seeing impacts of nicotine on developing brains. SMH Lung Cancer Screening Program Coordinator Amie Miller dives into the facts on vaping and offers tips for parents on preventing nicotine abuse in their families. 

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