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Posted: Jul 31, 2018

DIY Exercises to Stop a Leaky Bladder

With SMH Outpatient Rehab Pelvic Floor Therapist Shayna Shefrin

Tired of a leaky bladder keeping you from enjoying life to its fullest? Try these tips from an SMH Pelvic Floor Therapist and take control over your leaky bladder.

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Posted: Jul 24, 2018

Surviving Cancer: What's Next?

Written by SMH Rehabilitation Services Laura Magnusson

Cancer treatment can be life-saving and life-changing, often having a long-lasting impact on your body and your sense of self. So how do you rebuild your life and your quality of life after cancer? Where do you start?

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Posted: Jul 18, 2018

Where’s Baby? Look Before You Lock!

Summer's swelter is in full swing. So, this is the perfect time for all of us to remind ourselves (and loved ones) to Look Before You Lock and pledge to prevent child heatstroke in cars.

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Posted: Jul 16, 2018

Ask an Expert: What to Expect in Inpatient Rehabilitation

A Q&A with Dr. Alexander Bajorek

Because inpatient rehabilitation isn’t something most people think about until they—or a loved one—need it, it can be something of a mystery for those looking into rehab options. We reached out to Sarasota Memorial Physiatrist and rehabilitation specialist Dr. Alexander J. Bajorek, MD, to learn more about it and to find out what inpatient rehab patients can expect.

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Posted: Jul 6, 2018

Eat Right to Fight Disease

Written by SMH Registered Dietitian Laura McLeroy

Safeguarding your health begins with eating well and being physically active. While many foods can help prevent disease, others increase your risk of developing diseases like diabetes and cancer. SMH Registered Dietitian Laura McLeroy offers tips for eating to meet your health needs—whether you’re aiming to prevent disease, in active cancer treatment or recovering from treatment.

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