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Posted: Aug 2, 2022

Don’t Forget Yearly Physicals!

With SMH Executive Director of Ambulatory Services Jen Storch, FACHE

 As school starts and schedules get busier and busier, don’t forget to make the time for your child’s annual check-up. From toddler to teenager, the yearly doctor visit is an important part of monitoring your child’s growth and development, and keeping them healthy in the long-term.

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Posted: Jul 26, 2022

Should Babies Binge-Watch Breaking Bad?

With Dr. Chelsea Arnold, DNP, APRN

How much screen time is too much for your baby? We spoke with Dr. Chelsea Arnold of First 1000 Days Suncoast about the importance of limiting screen time and what it means for your child’s growth and development.

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Posted: Jul 19, 2022

Sarasota’s Babymoon Boom

By SMH NICU Medical Director Rebecca Schilling, DO

Planning a last minute getaway before the due date? Healthcare professionals warn that this may cause more stress than it relieves, especially if that little bundle of joy decides to make an early arrival. At the very least, choose your babymoon destination wisely.

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Posted: Jul 12, 2022

Stay On Top Of Your Spots

Recognizing the Signs of Non-Melanomic Skin Cancer

Most skin cancers are easily treatable if caught early, but can be deadly if ignored. Know the signs and learn how to spot the most common skin cancers, so you can stay on top of your spots and keep enjoying the sunshine.

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Posted: Jul 5, 2022

Cancer-Related PTSD: What to Look For, How to Help

By Michael Sasser, PharmD

Surviving cancer can be a very traumatic experience—and that experience doesn’t necessarily end with your last treatment. Read on to learn more about how post-traumatic stress disorder can affect cancer survivors, what to look out for, and how to find help.

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