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Posted: Oct 11, 2022

Don’t Pinch Me, I’m Dreaming

SmartCurve technology takes the pain out of the yearly mammogram

Yearly mammograms are important, but they can also be uncomfortable and painful. With the introduction of SmartCurve technology, our technologists are hoping to change all that. Find out where you can find SmartCurve at a Sarasota Memorial care center near you.

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Posted: Sep 23, 2022

Have You Checked Your Balance Lately?

Prevent falls by strengthening balance with these simple exercises

When we’re young, falling down is an important part of learning to get back up. But as we age, even a minor fall can post a serious health risk. However, there are important—and easy—steps you can take to strengthen your sense of balance and reduce your risk of a fall.

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Posted: Sep 6, 2022

Why Is A Robot Operating On My Prostate?

Learn the Basics & Benefits of Robotic-Assisted Prostate Surgery

It’s estimated that, granted long life, just about everyone with a prostate will experience symptoms of an enlarged prostate at some point. Enlarging is just kind of what prostates do. But advances in robotic-assisted prostate surgery have led to amazing and minimally invasive solutions.

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Posted: Aug 30, 2022

All About The Adam’s Apple

Is that a laryngeal prominence in your throat or do you need the Heimlich?

What is an Adam’s Apple and what does it do? Does everyone have one or is it just you? Rhymes aside, learn more inside.

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Posted: Aug 23, 2022

FDA Expands Eligibility Guidelines for Blood Donation

Restrictions In Place Due To Mad Cow Disease Lifted

The US Food and Drug Administration has repealed a number of regulations that previously placed a blanket ban on blood donation from particular populations due to fears of Mad Cow Disease. We talked with SunCoast Blood Centers about what that means for our community.

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