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Posted: Mar 23, 2018

Social Workers' Role in Patient-centered Healthcare

Written by SMH Inpatient Rehab Case Manager Crystal Brooks

Sarasota Memorial is proud to have social workers helping patients in many parts of our healthcare system. But how does a social worker fit into a hospital setting? How do they support patients and patient families?
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Posted: Mar 22, 2018

Ask an Expert: Colon Cancer Q&A

With SMH Chief Gastroenterologist Dr. Cynthia Harris

SMH Chief Gastroenterologist Dr. Cynthia Harris discusses the colon cancer signs and symptoms, how to reduce your risk, and available screening methods.
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Posted: Mar 22, 2018

Colon Cancer Myths Busted

Written by SMH Genetic Counselor Nicole Wood

SMH Genetic Counselor Nicole Wood gives us the facts on some commonly held myths about colon cancer, colonoscopies and other colorectal cancer screening methods. 

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Posted: Mar 20, 2018

Unexpected Poisons in the Home

Written by SMH Emergency Care Clinical Pharmacist Jeremy Lund

An SMH emergency care pharmacist offers a look at some unexpected poisons found in the home — items that can be especially dangerous for younger children — and ways you can poison-proof your home.
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Posted: Mar 14, 2018

Breathe Easy March 2018: Avoiding Triggers

COPD / Pulmonary Disease Support Group Video

Get tips on avoiding allergens and irritants in this recorded livestream video of the March 2018 Breathe Easy Support Group meeting. 
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