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Posted: Nov 22, 2022

Giving Thanks Is Good Medicine

By SMH Clinical Counselor Elizabeth Bornstein

Did you know that expressing gratitude is actually good for your health? Countless studies agree that people who feel thankful and have a regular gratitude practice experience more joy and better health outcomes, while dealing with anxiety and challenges in a more productive manner. It's easy to start!

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Posted: Nov 15, 2022

Save Yourself! The Great American Smokeout Is Coming!

The best time to quit tobacco is the day you started; the second best time is now.

As of the latest FDA studies, tobacco use remains the #1 cause of preventable death in the US. And each day, roughly 1,600 youth smoke their first cigarette. Fortunately, studies also show that smoking cessation programs work, which is why Sarasota Memorial partners with the Gulfcoast South Area Health Education Center to host The Great American Smokeout every year.

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Posted: Nov 8, 2022

Nothing To Sneeze At

The latest in allergy testing and immunotherapy cures

From peanuts and pollen to housecats and bee stings, allergies of all sorts affect millions of people every day. We talked with Dr. Alicia Alvarez about how to diagnose allergies and how immunotherapy can be as good as a cure.

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Posted: Nov 1, 2022

Planet of the Vapes

With student e-cigarette use at alarming levels, talking with your children has never been more important.

Though first introduced as potential healthy alternative to cigarettes, vapes and e-cigarettes and vape pens are harmful for your lungs and bad for your health. They're also really popular with kids. Learn more.

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Posted: Oct 25, 2022

Saving Lives By Preventing Sleep Accidents

Following Safe Sleep rules to prevent infant death.

The rules for Safe Sleep are simple but necessary. Fight sudden infant death and protect your baby from accidental suffocation by following these simple guidelines for Safe Sleep.

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