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Posted: Jun 6, 2022

Staying Calm Before The Storm

Keep this common sense hurricane prep in mind this season

With hurricane season upon us, it's best to take stock early and be prepared for any sudden storms that may arise. Follow these basic guidelines for effective emergency prep and you can keep your calm, knowing you and your loved ones are ready.

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Posted: May 31, 2022

Setting Boundaries, Building Resiliency

By Sarasota Memorial Hospital IRF Services Social Worker Crystal Brooks, MSW, LCSW

When living with chronic illness, building resiliency is key. Learning how to set healthy boundaries that promote self-care-and how to identify unhealthy boundaries that hinder it-can help lay the foundation to weather any storm.

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Posted: May 24, 2022

Managing Meniere’s Disease: Symptoms & Treatments

with SMH Otolaryngology Specialist Jack Wazen, MD

In this thrilling conclusion to Healthe-Matters’ three-part series on hearing disorders, Dr. Wazen goes beyond the symptoms to discuss Meniere’s Disease, a chronic inner ear disorder that can cause everything from hearing loss and inner ear pressure to tinnitus and vertigo.

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Posted: May 20, 2022

Vegan Tuna Salad | Thrive in the Kitchen

A Thrive Recipe by SMH Executive Chef Omar Mattei

Get creative with your meatless meals and give this recipe for Vegan Tuna Salad a try! This recipe uses tofu as a great source of plant-based protein. Tofu also contains all nine essential amino acids needed for cell growth and immunity. This quick and easy meal is low in calories and can be enjoyed several different ways such as on toast, with crackers, or as the star protein of a salad!

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Posted: May 17, 2022

Tinnitus: Take It Seriously and Test Early

With SMH Otolaryngology Specialist Jack Wazen, MD

Tinnitus is common as we age, but could be a sign of something more serious. Learn more about what your tinnitus might mean and how to manage it-and maybe even eliminate that ringing for good.

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