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Posted: Sep 14, 2021

Pregnancy & COVID-19: Impact & Prevention

With SMH Maternal Fetal Medicine specialist Felice Baron, MD

The number of pregnant patients hospitalized with COVID-19 has skyrocketed in recent months, raising concerns about the Delta variant’s impact on pregnant women and their developing babies. Find out why pregnant women are more likely to get seriously sick with COVID-19 and what we can do to reverse the trend. 

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Posted: Aug 24, 2021

COVID-19 Recovery at Home | A How-to Guide

With Sarasota Memorial Urgent Care Physician Laura McGill, DO

Most people can recover from COVID-19 at home, without hospital care. Use this COVID-19 Care at Home guide to know what supplies you can get ahead of time, what steps to take if you or a loved one gets sick with COVID-19 and when to seek medical care.

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Posted: Aug 3, 2021

Back-to-Class Basics for 2021-2022 School Year

With Dr. Manuel Gordillo, Sarasota Memorial Infectious Disease specialist

Be sure your student is ready to tackle the 2021-2022 school year safely with these tips from Sarasota Memorial’s medical experts on COVID-19 safety precautions, commuting safely and setting your student up for success.

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Posted: Jul 20, 2021

Heatstroke & Heat Exhaustion Warning Signs

By SMH Emergency Medicine Pharmacy Residency Team

As we’re approaching peak summer swelter on the Suncoast, medical care providers are seeing an increase in heat-related illnesses, including heat exhaustion and heatstroke. Learn what warning signs to look for in infants, children and adults, plus what steps to take to keep illness from worsening.

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Posted: Jun 15, 2021

Dr. Dad’s Tips for First-time Fathers | Ask An Expert

With Family Medicine Specialist Seth Wilson, MD

For this special Father’s Day edition of our Ask An Expert series, we asked Family Medicine specialist Seth Wilson, MD, for some practical advice for first-time dads. Uniquely qualified to dish parenting wisdom, Dr. Wilson is not only an expert in family medical care, but he’s also a proud father of 4. Here are his top tips for those of you tackling one of the biggest challenges of your life: fatherhood.

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