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Posted: Jun 4, 2024

Don’t Forget Yearly Physicals!

5 reasons to schedule that check-up this summer

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: May 28, 2024

Saving Lives Through Breast Milk Donation

How to donate—and why.

For a newborn, nothing is more nutritious than mother’s breast milk. Milk depots, like the ones found at Sarasota Memorial, help ensure that all newborns get the same healthy start, by collecting donated breast milk for those in need.

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Posted: May 14, 2024

What Is The Homeward Bound Initiative?

Improving education and assistance for families in the NICU

After a stay in the NICU, the day of discharge is both a day of celebration and a moment of anxiety for many parents. The Homeward Bound Initiative ensures every parent has the information and resources they need to be confident in their caregiving.

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Posted: Dec 12, 2023

Tips For A Happy, Hazard-Free Holiday

With SMH Emergency Care & Injury Prevention Specialists

From button batteries and baking ingredients to botanical bothers, holiday hazards abound. Keep the merry in your holiday with these safety tips from Sarasota Memorial emergency care and injury prevention specialists

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Posted: Dec 5, 2023

Urgent Care Center or Emergency Room?

Knowing the difference can make all the difference.

If you’ve suffered an accident or sustained an injury, it’s important to know that you can find medical help at one of Sarasota Memorial’s seven Urgent Care Centers and three Emergency Rooms spread throughout the county. But it’s important to know the difference between an Urgent Care Center and an Emergency Room because they’re not quite the same thing.

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