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Posted: May 28, 2024

Saving Lives Through Breast Milk Donation

How to donate—and why.

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: May 21, 2024

Explaining the Breast Cancer Risk Assessment Models

How online tools can play a role in maintaining breast health

With a quick series of questions, these online models can help determine a woman's breast cancer risk. But how reliable are they and what role do they play? Sarasota Memorial's genetic counselors weigh in.

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Posted: May 14, 2024

What Is The Homeward Bound Initiative?

Improving education and assistance for families in the NICU

After a stay in the NICU, the day of discharge is both a day of celebration and a moment of anxiety for many parents. The Homeward Bound Initiative ensures every parent has the information and resources they need to be confident in their caregiving.

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Posted: May 7, 2024

Staying Calm Before The Storm

Keep this common sense hurricane prep in mind this season

With hurricane season almost 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: Apr 30, 2024

There’s No Such Thing As A “Mini Stroke”

New guidance from the American Heart Association emphasizes the danger in downplaying transient ischemic attacks

Every year, at least 240,000 people in the US experience what doctors call a transient ischemic attack (TIA), or what has commonly been known as a "mini stroke." But the experts at the American Heart Association have a new name for the phenomenon: a warning stroke. And nearly 1 in 5 people who experience a TIA will suffer a full-blown stroke within months, or even days

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