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Posted: Jul 2, 2018

Cool Ways to Protect Baby from Bites & Burns

Written by SMH Mother-Baby Nurse Leah Brown

Summertime in Florida means it’s not just hot and humid, but it’s buggy too! This fun combination presents a challenge when you have young children. Here are some tips for protecting baby from disease-carrying blood-suckers—like mosquitoes, biting flies, ticks—and keeping them cool.
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Posted: Jun 26, 2018

Learning to Live Well with Cancer

Written by SMH Oncology Clinical Counselor Elizabeth Bornstein

The cancer journey is a rollercoaster, physically and emotionallyWith the right support and resources, people can and do live well with cancer. Here, an SMH oncology-certified counselor offers a few strategies for coping with cancer.
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Posted: Jun 21, 2018

Swimming: Low Impact, Big Benefits

Written by SMH Physical Therapist & Aquatics Instructor Rebecca Aten

Swimming is not just a great way to beat the heat—it’s also among the best low-impact exercises for a full-body workout.

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Posted: Jun 21, 2018

Red Tide & Your Health: What You Need to Know

With SMH Pulmonary Disease specialist Dr. Kirk Voelker, MD

SMH Pulmonary Disease specialist Dr. Kirk Voelker, MD, explains what red tide means for your health in this #AskAnExpert video.

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Posted: Jun 20, 2018

Ask An Expert: Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) Therapy

Video Q&A with SMH Neurosurgeon Kenneth Vives, MD, FACS

Learn how DBS is dramatically changing the lives of patients with Parkinson's Disease, intractable epilepsy and essential tremor in this video Q&A with Sarasota Memorial Neurosurgeon Kenneth Vives, MD, FACS.
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