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Posted: Jun 14, 2022

The Importance of a Home Medication List

By SMH PGY1 Pharmacy Resident Chloe Sealy

As we get older, the number of daily medications and regular supplements that we take seems to go up too. Rather than trying to rattle them all off every time you visit the doctor, try keeping an up-to-date home medication list that you can take with you. And in the event of an emergency, maintaining this home medication list helps family, caregivers and healthcare providers know, at a glance, what medications or supplements you are taking.

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Posted: May 24, 2022

Managing Meniere’s Disease: Symptoms & Treatments

with SMH Otolaryngology Specialist Jack Wazen, MD

In this thrilling conclusion to Healthe-Matters’ three-part series on hearing disorders, Dr. Wazen goes beyond the symptoms to discuss Meniere’s Disease, a chronic inner ear disorder that can cause everything from hearing loss and inner ear pressure to tinnitus and vertigo.

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Posted: May 20, 2022

Vegan Tuna Salad | Thrive in the Kitchen

A Thrive Recipe by SMH Executive Chef Omar Mattei

Get creative with your meatless meals and give this recipe for Vegan Tuna Salad a try! This recipe uses tofu as a great source of plant-based protein. Tofu also contains all nine essential amino acids needed for cell growth and immunity. This quick and easy meal is low in calories and can be enjoyed several different ways such as on toast, with crackers, or as the star protein of a salad!

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Posted: May 17, 2022

Tinnitus: Take It Seriously and Test Early

With SMH Otolaryngology Specialist Jack Wazen, MD

Tinnitus is common as we age, but could be a sign of something more serious. Learn more about what your tinnitus might mean and how to manage it—and maybe even eliminate that ringing for good.

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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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