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Posted: May 10, 2022

Spine Surgery at 70: Let’s Call It A Comeback

A Patient Story at SMH

After 14 different surgeries could not stop the aggressive arthritis in his spine, Jim Frost turned to neurosurgeon Dr. Ryan Glasser and the new ExcelsiusGPS robotic surgery system to get back on his feet again.

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Posted: May 4, 2022

Breast Milk is the Best Milk (If You're A Baby)

Why Sarasota Memorial Just Opened Its Second Milk Depot

For a newborn, nothing is more nutritious than mother’s breast milk. Milk depots, like the ones found at Sarasota Memorial, help ensure that all newborns get the same healthy start, by collecting donated breast milk for those in need.

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Posted: Apr 27, 2022

Corvina Fish Tacos | Thrive in the Kitchen

A Thrive recipe by SMH Executive Chef Omar Mattei

These Blackened Corvina Fish Tacos are a crunchy and refreshing meal to enjoy during the warm summer months! The Thrive in the Kitchen team shows you how to make these healthy fish tacos, high in Vitamin C which is beneficial in supporting immunity. These tacos include Corvina fish, full of Omega 3s which help fight heart disease, can improve symptoms of anxiety and help prevent cancer.



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Posted: Apr 26, 2022

Meningitis Outbreak in Florida: What To Do & What To Look For

With SMH Infectious Disease Specialist Manuel Gordillo, MD

With an ongoing outbreak of meningitis currently underway in Florida, Dr. Manuel Gordillo talks severity, symptoms to recognize and the importance of being vaccinated.

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Posted: Apr 19, 2022

Share the Health: Saving Lives Through Living Donation

One whole kidney, bit of liver, lobe of lung… Not ingredients for some witch’s brew, but just a handful (gloves, please) of the “spare parts” that one living and healthy person can donate to another not-so-healthy person through what is called Living Donation. It saves lives. Read more here.

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