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Posted: Sep 11, 2018

Struggling to Get Enough Zzzs?

Written by SMH Digital Content Editor Ann Key

Seeking more shuteye? Get more —and better — sleep with these proven and practical tips from Sarasota Memorial’s Sleep Disorder Clinic.

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Posted: Aug 28, 2018

Button Batteries & Kids: What You Need to Know

Video with SMH Emergency Toxicologist Dr. Tamas Peredy & ER Clinical Pharmacist Jeremy Lund / Written by SMH Digital Content Editor Ann Key

Thousands of young children swallow lithium button batteries each year in the US. Use these tips to prevent ingestions in your home, recognize the symptoms and know what to do if you suspect a battery ingestion.

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Posted: Aug 27, 2018

TAVR Now an Option for More Heart Patients

Written by SMH Senior Communications Editor Kim Savage

More cardiac patients are now eligible for the Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR), a minimally invasive treatment for aortic stenosis that was formerly reserved for high-risk patients too sick for open-heart surgery.

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Posted: Aug 14, 2018

Stay Cool with these TopTips

Video with SMH Outpatient Dietitian Emily Harren

Staying hydrated does a body good! Try these easy hydration tips from SMH Outpatient Dietitian Emily Harren to prevent heat stroke and boost performance.

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Posted: May 16, 2018

Cervical Cancer: Get the Facts

Written by SMH Family Nurse Practitioner Maggi Tabano

Over the last 40 years, the mortality rate for cervical cancer patients has been cut in half. In many cases, cervical cancer can be avoided altogether. To reduce your risk of cervical cancer, get the facts.
 

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