Essential health information from local experts

Posted: Mar 22, 2018

Ask an Expert: Colon Cancer Q&A

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

It’s National Poison Prevention Week — a great time to take steps to poison-proof your home. Here, 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. 
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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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Posted: Mar 14, 2018

Certified Rehab Specialists Leading Stroke Survivors to Success

Written by SMH Physical Therapist Caitlin Hambridge

Of the 7 million-plus stroke survivors across the country, more than 80 percent are living with disabilities caused by stroke. With specialized physical and occupational rehabilitation, patients can overcome these impairments and regain their independence. 
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