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Posted: Apr 30, 2021

Mask on? Mask off? Decoding the Latest CDC Guidance

With SMH Infectious Disease expert Manuel Gordillo, MD

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released new advice for mask-wearing and social distancing this week. This updated guidance offers a welcome glimpse of a "more normal" future, especially for those fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Infectious Disease specialist Manuel Gordillo, MD, weighs in with clarification and insights on safer activities for vaccinated and unvaccinated people. 

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Posted: Apr 27, 2021

J&J COVID-19 Vaccine: What You Need to Know

With SMH Infectious Disease specialist Manuel Gordillo, MD

We know you still have questions about the CDC and FDA's joint recommendation to "pause" / "unpause" distribution the Johnson & Johnson-Janssen COVID-19 vaccine. Get answers and the latest CDC guidance in this post with Sarasota Memorial Infectious Disease specialist Manuel Gordillo, MD.

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Posted: Apr 19, 2021

Quinoa Stir Fry | Healthy Cooking with Thrive

A Thrive in the Kitchen Recipe by SMH Executive Chef Omar Mattei

In this month's Thrive in the Kitchen healthy-cooking demo video, our team shows you how to make Quinoa Stir Fry with Bok Choy. A great vegetarian source of protein and fiber, quinoa is partnered with delicious veggies to boost the immune system, lower blood pressure and help the body break down potential carcinogens.

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Posted: Apr 13, 2021

Coping with Cancer

Written by SMH Oncology Clinical Counselor Elizabeth Bornstein

Every cancer journey is a rollercoaster, physically and emotionally. But patients can learn to cope with cancer. If you’re navigating your own cancer journey, learn to live well with the disease with these steps from SMH Oncology Clinical Counselor Elizabeth Bornstein.

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Posted: Apr 6, 2021

Organ Donation: The Gift of Life

By SMH Digital Communications Specialist Ann Key

Did you know there are more than 5,000 men, women and children in Florida desperately awaiting a life-saving organ transplant? Now is always the perfect time to register as an organ donor. Find out how and why organ and tissue donation is critically needed, in this blog post.

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