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Posted: Feb 6, 2024

Ask An Expert: All About Aortic Aneurysms

With Cardiovascular Surgeon Kristen Walker, MD

The aorta is the largest, strongest blood vessel in your body. But sometimes, due to age, genetics or poor cardiovascular health, even it can fail. There are no symptoms of an aortic aneurysm, and complications can be fatal, earning this condition the rather infamous name: "the silent killer."

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Posted: Jan 23, 2024

All About Osteoporosis

With Endocrinologist Angela Boldo, MD.

Nearly 80% of women over age 80 will experience significant loss in bone density. A third will have full-blown osteoporosis. But while loss of bone density is a natural part of aging, that doesn't mean we can't do anything about it.

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Posted: Jan 16, 2024

Preventing Parkinson’s Disease Symptoms Through Therapy

With Sarasota Memorial Speech Pathologist Alyssa Cook, MS, CCC-SLP, MPSImP, MDTP

More and more, healthcare experts are prescribing a proactive approach to fighting Parkinson’s disease, using specialized speech and physical therapy to forestall symptoms and allow patients to continue living their lives.

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Posted: Dec 12, 2023

Tips For A Happy, Hazard-Free Holiday

With SMH Emergency Care & Injury Prevention Specialists

From button batteries and baking ingredients to botanical bothers, holiday hazards abound. Keep the merry in your holiday with these safety tips from Sarasota Memorial emergency care and injury prevention specialists

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Posted: Nov 28, 2023

Navigating the Holiday Blues

With Executive Director of Behavioral Health Services Terry Cassidy

While the holiday season is a time of goodwill and great cheer for many, it can also be a challenging time for those dealing with the holiday blues.  Learn more about where the holiday blues come from and how to keep them at bay.

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