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Posted: Jun 21, 2018

Swimming: Low Impact, Big Benefits

Written by SMH Physical Therapist & Aquatics Instructor Rebecca Aten

Swimming is not just a great way to beat the heat—it’s also among the best low-impact exercises for a full-body workout.

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Posted: Jun 19, 2018

Driver Rehab Can Keep You in the Driver's Seat

Written by SMH Outpatient Coordinator Wanda Jackson

Hesitant to drive at night? Do you drift into other lanes? Gotten lost driving a familiar route? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, it might be time to schedule a driver evaluation with a certified specialist. 


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Posted: May 31, 2018

Our Story: The Evolution of Your Community Hospital

A Video Snapshot of 9 Decades of Progress

From modest beginnings in 1925 to the teaching hospital and vast network of specialty care it offers today, Sarasota Memorial Health Care System has been shaped by and for the citizens of Sarasota County. Check out this short video for a look at the evolution of your community hospital!
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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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Posted: May 23, 2018

Learn How Advanced Care Saved this Stroke Survivor

A Patient Testimonial Video

Thrombectomy is revolutionizing stroke care, but successful recovery often relies on first-responders and stroke teams ensuring that patients with severe strokes are taken directly to thrombectomy-capable hospitals to avoid any delay in care. 
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