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Posted: Sep 6, 2022

Why Is A Robot Operating On My Prostate?

Learn the Basics & Benefits of Robotic-Assisted Prostate Surgery

It's estimated that, granted long life, just about everyone with a prostate will experience symptoms of an enlarged prostate at some point. Enlarging is just kind of what prostates do. But advances in robotic-assisted prostate surgery have led to amazing and minimally invasive solutions.

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Posted: Aug 30, 2022

All About The Adam’s Apple

Is that a laryngeal prominence in your throat or do you need the Heimlich?

What is an Adam's Apple and what does it do? Does everyone have one or is it just you? Rhymes aside, learn more inside.

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Posted: Aug 23, 2022

FDA Expands Eligibility Guidelines for Blood Donation

Restrictions In Place Due To Mad Cow Disease Lifted

The US Food and Drug Administration has repealed a number of regulations that previously placed a blanket ban on blood donation from particular populations due to fears of Mad Cow Disease. We talked with SunCoast Blood Centers about what that means for our community.

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Posted: Aug 16, 2022

The 411 on 988

Suicide Prevention Gets A New National Lifeline

As of this summer, anyone struggling with mental health, depression or suicidal thoughts is only three digits away from the help they need, thanks to the new 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline.

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Posted: Aug 9, 2022

School Safety 101

Stay Healthy, Stay Safe, Stay Focused

Summer is out and school is in. But before you send the wee ones off for another (or their first!) year of scholastic enterprise, take a moment to re-familiarize your favorite student and yourself with some basic tips to keep everyone healthy, safe and focused this year.

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