The holidays are a magical time, but the decorations, merrymaking and magic also can present unexpected hazards, especially for children. Keep everyone safe this season with these tips for poison prevention during the holidays.
Medical care at an urgent care center is not the same as care at an emergency room. So what’s the difference? How do you know when to go to urgent care or when you should head for the nearest hospital emergency room?
As parents, we’ll always worry when our kids are sick, especially if they have fever—and it can be really scary, if your sick child is an infant. But when should we worry? When should we call the pediatrician or head to an urgent care center?
When it comes to stroke, every minute counts! And that’s why it’s so important to understand the signs and symptoms, so you can call 9-1-1 immediately.
Welcome to “Ask an Expert,” a Q&A series with Sarasota Memorial’s health and medical experts, where you can get thorough answers to your health queries from a local source you can trust. Have question that you’d like to “Ask an Expert”? Email them to AskAnExpert@smh.com.