Essential health information from local experts

Posted: May 24, 2018

Put Safety First on Memorial Day

By SMH Trauma Coordinator Leeann Putney

Memorial Day is a great time to enjoy boating, barbecues and fireworks. At Sarasota Memorial’s trauma and emergency departments, we see numerous injuries that could have been avoided each year during holiday weekends. Here are a few tips to keep your family safe—and out of the ER—this Memorial Day.

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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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Posted: May 23, 2018

In Stroke Care, Timing & Technology Are Critical

Written by Healthcare Writer Ricki Lindsay

Emerging science and technology, are giving stroke specialists more time and opportunities to save people from the devastating effects of strokes. Treatment at a Comprehensive Stroke Center vastly improves results, as the Kowalkowski family now knows.
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Posted: May 18, 2018

Ask An Expert: Women's Heart Health

A Video Q&A with SMH Cardiologist Chippy Nalluri

Sarasota Memorial Cardiologist Dr. Chippy Nalluri answers common questions about Women's Heart Health in this recorded livestream Q&A, part of SMH's ongoing Ask An Expert series. 
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Posted: May 16, 2018

Cervical Cancer: Get the Facts

Written by SMH Family Nurse Practitioner Maggi Tabano

Over the last 40 years, the mortality rate for cervical cancer patients has been cut in half. In many cases, cervical cancer can be avoided altogether. To reduce your risk of cervical cancer, get the facts.

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