Maybe it’s a hip or knee replacement due to the normal wear and tear of aging. Maybe it’s a hand injury requiring reconstruction. Or maybe it’s a painful lower back caused by worsening sciatica. There are many reasons that lead people to search for an orthopedic surgeon, and there are many experienced surgeons to choose from. So how do you find the right surgeon? Get tips and resources from Sarasota Memorial Orthopedics.
Medical experts agree: Routine colorectal cancer screening should begin at age 45, not age 50 as guidelines previously advised. Sarasota Memorial gastroenterologist Stephen Kucera, MD, explains why and details screening options in this post.
While blood thinners can be great for maintaining cardiovascular health, they can make a bad fall that much more dangerous. Make sure you know how to help and what to look for.
With the Omicron surge slowly winding down, Dr. Manuel Gordillo weighs in on the CDC’s new COVID-19 Community Level Tool and what it means for everyday life during the pandemic.
A daily regimen of low-dose aspirin has long been promoted as a safe and effective way for people over the age of 50 to lower their risk of heart attack, stroke and other cardiovascular problems, but the US Preventive Services Task Force has issued new recommendations