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Posted: Nov 9, 2017

Still Smoking? It’s Time To Quit. Here’s How.

By SMH Lung Cancer Screening Coordinator Amie Miller

If you’re a smoker, the good news is that it’s never too late to quit! We know tobacco use is one of the hardest habits to break, so here are some tips to help you quit and stay quit.

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Posted: Oct 26, 2017

Halloween Costumes, Candy & Decorating Tips

BY SMH TRAUMA COORDINATOR LEEANN PUTNEY

Halloween is a magical time for children, but for parents, there's a fine line between Halloween fun and safety fright, especially on Halloween night, when the streets and sidewalks are filled with trick-or-treaters. Did you know that children are twice as likely to be hit by a car and killed on Halloween than on any other day of the year?!

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Posted: Sep 7, 2017

Rehab Can Cure a Leaky Bladder

By SMH Physical Therapist Shayna Shefrin

Women: Leaking urine—whether you’ve given birth or not—is not normal, and it is not something you have to learn to live with.

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Posted: Aug 16, 2017

DIY Meditation: A Self-care Shortcut for Busy People

By Health Coach Robin Nakonetschny

Life often seems to move at a frenetic pace, making it essential to take time to slow down for self care, even if it’s only for brief moments here and there.

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Posted: Aug 1, 2017

Ask an Expert: Mommy Tummy, aka Diastasis Recti

Welcome to “Ask an Expert,” a Q&A series with Sarasota Memorial’s team of doctors, nurses, and other health experts, where you can get thorough answers to your health and wellness queries from a local source you can trust. Have a medical- or wellness-related question that you’d like to “Ask an Expert”? Email them to AskAnExpert@smh.com.

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