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Posted: Apr 26, 2018

Ask an Expert: Breastfeeding Fact or Fiction

With SMH Lactation Specialist Sheera Thomas

To help all nursing moms and moms-to-be dispel breastfeeding fact from fiction, we asked an SMH lactation expert to break down a few of the most common breastfeeding “rules” that new moms encounter.
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Posted: Apr 25, 2018

Ask An Expert: Organ Donation Q&A

With LifeLink of Florida's Ashley Moore

More than 5,800 Floridians are actively awaiting a kidney, pancreas, heart and/or liver transplant. In this #AskAnExpert Q&A, LifeLink of Florida's Ashley Moore debunks common organ donation myths and explains how we can all save lives through organ or tissue donation.
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Posted: Apr 24, 2018

How Can Spring Cleaning Help Fight Drug Abuse?

Written By Pharmacy Resident Melissa Campo

Dispose of your unwanted medications at a designated dropoff location year-round. When improperly disposed of or left to collect dust in a medicine cabinet long after they are needed, prescription drugs often end up in the wrong hands. 
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Posted: Apr 24, 2018

Eat Healthy on a Budget with These TopTips

With HealthFit Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist Lauren McNeil

We all know that it's best to eat a diet based on whole foods, with lots of fresh fruits and veggies, but the reality is that it can get expensive. Try these practical tips from HealthFit's Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist to enjoy a healthy diet and stick to your budget. 

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Posted: Apr 19, 2018

Beat Stress, Cravings with These Yummy Recipes

By SMH Health Coach Robin Nakonetschny

Nutrition plays a huge part in handling stress, helping to prevent exhaustion, illness, and aches and pains. Eating whole foods and keeping refined sugar and flour to a minimum can drastically reduce mood swings and can help to keep your mind clear and focused. When cravings set in, give these yummy, easy, stress-busting recipes a try instead.

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