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Posted: Mar 28, 2023

Estrogen Cream for Sexual Dysfunction & Vaginal Dryness

With obstetrician and gynecologist Beverly Long, MD

Next to hot flashes, vaginal dryness is the most common symptom that women experience post-menopause. Thankfully, there are several options for women dealing with these issues, including something as simple and safe as a topical estrogen cream.

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Posted: Mar 21, 2023

Colorectal Cancer: Symptoms, Screening & Treatment

With Colorectal Surgeon Samir Agarwal, MD, FACS, FASCRS

Excluding skin cancer, colorectal cancer is the third most prevalent cancer for both men and women in America. And according to recent studies, it’s a disease affecting more and more young people. However, a concerning characteristic of colorectal cancer is its ability to appear without symptoms at all. Learn more and stay on top of screenings.

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Posted: Mar 7, 2023

Do You Know Your Risk? Genetic Testing & Counseling for Hereditary Cancers

With Sarasota Memorial Lead Genetic Counselor Nicole Gygi

When it comes to cancer, early detection is always better. And for hereditary cancers, genetic testing could give you the edge. Sarasota Memorial Lead Genetic Counselor Nicole Gygi talks about the importance of genetic testing for hereditary cancers and why genetic counseling is an important step in the process.

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Posted: Mar 3, 2023

Here for the Community, Today and for Decades to Come

Sarasota Memorial is the county’s only provider of critical safety net services that patients rely on at every age

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Posted: Feb 28, 2023

There’s No Such Thing As A “Mini Stroke”

New guidance from the American Heart Association emphasizes the danger in downplaying transient ischemic attacks

Every year, at least 240,000 people in the US experience what doctors call a transient ischemic attack (TIA), or what has commonly been known as a “mini stroke.” But the experts at the American Heart Association have a new name for the phenomenon: a warning stroke. And nearly 1 in 5 people who experience a TIA will suffer a full-blown stroke within months, or even days

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