Essential health information from local experts

Posted: Feb 8, 2018

Ask An Expert: Flu Q&A

With SMH ER Director Lisa Collins-Brown

In this recorded livestream Q&A, Sarasota Memorial ER Director Lisa Collins-Brown answers common question about the flu, flu prevention and the influx of cases in 2017-2018 flu season.
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Posted: Feb 8, 2018

Which Workouts Are Safe During Pregnancy?

Written by SMH Physical Therapist Kristi Kliebert

Exercise is safe and beneficial for pregnant women—and their babies—in uncomplicated pregnancy. Follow these guidelines for safe, prenatal exercise during a healthy pregnancy.
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Posted: Feb 7, 2018

Easy Tips for a Heart-healthy Diet

Written by Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist Lauren McNeil

Through proper diet alone, you can lower your risk of heart attack by more than 60 percent. Try these easy tips from HealthFit Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist Lauren McNeil to keep your heart healthy and happy.
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Posted: Feb 6, 2018

Can DNA Predict Your Cancer Risk?

By Nicole Wood, SMH’s board-certified genetic counselor

Have you ever wondered, “What are the chances that I’ll get cancer?” How do you know whether cancer “runs in the family” or stems from other factors like aging, lifestyle or the environment? Genetic testing can help answer these questions.
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Posted: Feb 4, 2018

Meet SMH's Breast Cancer Navigator

Meet SMH Breast Cancer Nurse Navigator Veronica Martinez, who helps guide our patients on their cancer journeys. 
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