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Posted: May 4, 2022

Breast Milk is the Best Milk (If You're A Baby)

Why Sarasota Memorial Just Opened Its Second Milk Depot

For a newborn, nothing is more nutritious than mother's breast milk. Milk depots, like the ones found at Sarasota Memorial, help ensure that all newborns get the same healthy start, by collecting donated breast milk for those in need.

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Posted: Apr 5, 2022

Even Over-The-Counter Painkillers Pose Risks: Know Your NSAIDs

Written by PGY1 Pharmacy Resident Victoria Schwalm, PharmD

Advil, Aleve, Motrin-these are all common household pain medications that we all recognize. But do we all recognize the potential risks that even over-the-counter painkillers can present? Incorrect dosage or unintended interactions with other medications can be harmful and even fatal. Learn more here.

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Posted: Mar 22, 2022

Poison Prevention At Every Age

Written by PGY-2 Emergency Medicine Pharmacy Resident Jonathan Summerlin, PharmD

Button batteries and household cleaners, venomous spiders and poisonous snakes, mixed-up medications and inadvertent misdosing-accidental poisoning can happen at any age and is always serious. Remember to keep your local Poison Control number handy, and follow these tips from the experts.

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Posted: Jan 24, 2022

Pelvic Floor Therapy: When to Go & What to Expect

With SMH Outpatient Rehab Pelvic Floor Therapist Shayna Shefrin, DPT

Every year, millions of men and women learn to live with chronic pain, incontinence and sexual dysfunction, but pelvic floor physical therapy could provide the relief they're looking for. Learn more about how pelvic floor rehab from one of our expert physical therapists.
 

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Posted: Dec 15, 2021

Tips for a Happy, Hazard-free Holiday

With SMH Emergency Care & Injury Prevention Specialists

From button batteries and baking ingredients to COVID-19, 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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