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Posted: Nov 22, 2022

Giving Thanks Is Good Medicine

By SMH Clinical Counselor Elizabeth Bornstein

Did you know that expressing gratitude is actually good for your health? Countless studies agree that people who feel thankful and have a regular gratitude practice experience more joy and better health outcomes, while dealing with anxiety and challenges in a more productive manner. It's easy to start!

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Posted: Oct 25, 2022

Saving Lives By Preventing Sleep Accidents

Following Safe Sleep rules to prevent infant death.

The rules for Safe Sleep are simple but necessary. Fight sudden infant death and protect your baby from accidental suffocation by following these simple guidelines for Safe Sleep.

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Posted: Sep 23, 2022

Have You Checked Your Balance Lately?

Prevent falls by strengthening balance with these simple exercises

When we're young, falling down is an important part of learning to get back up. But as we age, even a minor fall can post a serious health risk. However, there are important-and easy-steps you can take to strengthen your sense of balance and reduce your risk of a fall.

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Posted: Sep 20, 2022

Bivalent Boosters to Fight COVID-19

With Infectious Disease Specialist Manuel Gordillo, MD

With the COVID-19 vaccine bivalent booster shots now FDA-approved and locally available, SMH Infectious Disease Specialist Dr. Manuel Gordillo explains how they work, who should get one, and when experts say the next COVID-19 wave will hit.

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Posted: Jul 26, 2022

Should Babies Binge-Watch Breaking Bad?

With Dr. Chelsea Arnold, DNP, APRN

How much screen time is too much for your baby? We spoke with Dr. Chelsea Arnold of First 1000 Days Suncoast about the importance of limiting screen time and what it means for your child's growth and development.

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