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Posted: Feb 20, 2018

Ask an Expert: Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD)

Written by SMH Cardiopulmonary Rehab Team Lead Meredith Cleveland

It’s estimated that one in 20 Americans over 50 has peripheral artery disease (PAD), and between 12 and 20 percent of Americans older than 65 suffer from the disease. We spoke with an SMH Cardiopulmonary Rehab specialist to learn more about PAD, its signs and symptoms, and what can be done to diagnose or treat it.
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Posted: Feb 16, 2018

Ask an Expert: Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

A Q&A with SMH Family Nurse Practictioner Maggie Tabano, ARNP

To learn more about Human Papillomavirus (HPV), the HPV vaccine and cervical cancer, we reached out to SMH Family Nurse Practitioner Maggi Tabano, ARNP. 
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Posted: Feb 6, 2018

Ask an Expert: Breastfeeding Fact or Fiction

To help all nursing moms and moms-to-be dispel breastfeeding fact from fiction, we asked an SMH lactation expert to break down a few of the most common breastfeeding “rules” that new moms encounter.
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Posted: Feb 4, 2018

Lung Cancer Screening Video Q&A

What is lung cancer screening? How does it work? Who should get screened? Find out in this video Q&A with SMH's lung cancer screening specialist. 

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Posted: Feb 4, 2018

Quit Smoking: How & Why, a Video Q&A

Did you know that 1 out of every 2 smokers will die a smoking-related death? SMH Pulmonary Disease specialist Dr. Kirk Voelker tells us how to quit smoking & where to find free help in this video Q&A.
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