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Posted: Oct 18, 2018

Hands-only CPR How-to ~ SMH TopTips

With SMH Cardiovascular Program Coordinator Jacqueline Krusewki

Do you know what to do if a loved one or friend has a heart attack? Performing hands-only CPR on them can greatly increase their chance of survival. It’s easy to learn—only two steps—and saves lives. Watch this video to learn how.

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Posted: Oct 15, 2018

Flu 2018-2019: What You Need to Know

Written by Ambulatory Services Director Jen Storch

Want to stay healthy this season? Here’s what you need to know to beat colds and flu.

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Posted: Sep 4, 2018

Healthy Snacks Ideas & Recipes

Written by SMH Outpatient Dietitian Emily Harren

Whether you’re a working adult, a parent to school-aged kids or a retiree with an active social life, keeping up with a busy schedule calls for easy, nutritious snacks. Try these healthy snack ideas and recipes to fuel your tank.

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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: Jul 31, 2018

DIY Exercises to Stop a Leaky Bladder

With SMH Outpatient Rehab Pelvic Floor Therapist Shayna Shefrin

Tired of a leaky bladder keeping you from enjoying life to its fullest? Try these tips from an SMH Pelvic Floor Therapist and take control over your leaky bladder.

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