Essential health information from local experts

Posted: Jul 6, 2018

Eat Right to Fight Disease

Written by SMH Registered Dietitian Laura McLeroy

Safeguarding your health begins with eating well and being physically active. While many foods can help prevent disease, others increase your risk of developing diseases like diabetes and cancer. SMH Registered Dietitian Laura McLeroy offers tips for eating to meet your health needs—whether you’re aiming to prevent disease, in active cancer treatment or recovering from treatment.

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Posted: Jun 26, 2018

Learning to Live Well with Cancer

Written by SMH Oncology Clinical Counselor Elizabeth Bornstein

The cancer journey is a rollercoaster, physically and emotionallyWith the right support and resources, people can and do live well with cancer. Here, an SMH oncology-certified counselor offers a few strategies for coping with cancer.
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Posted: Jun 15, 2018

Vaping, E-cigarettes, the Juul: What You Need to Know

Video Q&A with SMH Director of Thoracic Surgical Oncology Paul Chomiak, MD

Get the facts on vaping and e-cigarettes in this recorded #AskAnExpert Q&A livestream with Sarasota Memorial Director of Thoracic Surgical Oncology Paul Chomiak, MD. 
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Posted: May 30, 2018

Supporting Cancer Survivors, Raising Awareness

Written by SMH Oncology Nurse Navigator Alice Hicks

There are almost 14 million cancer survivors in the U.S. As we celebrate Cancer Survivors Day and Cancer Survivors Month, we want to raise awareness to issues surrounding the cancer experience—issues that affect every survivor and their loved ones. 
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Posted: May 24, 2018

Thrive Cancer Wellness Classes Showing Great Results

Written by HealthFit Manager Kayla Frimmel

Because mindfulness and exercise are key pieces of the wellness puzzle, we’ve made them cornerstones of our integrated cancer care program. Sarasota Memorial's Thrive group exercise program for cancer survivors just celebrated its one-year anniversary, and the results have been great.
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