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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: Oct 11, 2022

Don’t Pinch Me, I’m Dreaming

SmartCurve technology takes the pain out of the yearly mammogram

Yearly mammograms are important, but they can also be uncomfortable and painful. With the introduction of SmartCurve technology, our technologists are hoping to change all that. Find out where you can find SmartCurve at a Sarasota Memorial care center near you.

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Posted: Jul 12, 2022

Stay On Top Of Your Spots

Recognizing the Signs of Non-Melanomic Skin Cancer

Most skin cancers are easily treatable if caught early, but can be deadly if ignored. Know the signs and learn how to spot the most common skin cancers, so you can stay on top of your spots and keep enjoying the sunshine.

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Posted: Jul 5, 2022

Cancer-Related PTSD: What to Look For, How to Help

By Michael Sasser, PharmD

Surviving cancer can be a very traumatic experience-and that experience doesn't necessarily end with your last treatment. Read on to learn more about how post-traumatic stress disorder can affect cancer survivors, what to look out for, and how to find help.

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Posted: Jun 23, 2022

Easy Vegetable Lasagna

A Thrive Recipe adapted by SMH Executive Chef Omar Mattei

Check out this recipe for Vegetable Lasagna to see a plant-based alternative to a classic meal! This dish is as easy to make as traditional lasagna, but it uses superfoods zucchini and eggplant as substitutes for red meat. The base of whole wheat pasta also packs this meal with even more flavor and fiber. These key ingredients assist in healthy digestion, help to regulate blood sugar, and can prevent against colon cancer.

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