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Fourth of July Safety Tips

6/27/2019
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Keep your holiday weekend focused on friends, family and fun—not a trip to the ER—with these easy safety tip tips from SMH Trauma Coordinator Leann Putney.

Duration:00:04:01

What is a stroke?

6/20/2019
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A stroke - sometimes called a brain attack - kills someone every 4 minutes. When a stroke is left untreated, 2 million brain cells are lost per minute. Listen in to find out about the types of strokes and some of the signs/symptoms that someone is having a stroke.

Duration:00:10:36

Top Tips to Poison-proof Your Home

6/13/2019
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Poison-proof your home with these Top Tips from an SMH emergency care pharmacist.

Duration:00:01:41

10 Ten Tips for Hurricane Preparedness

6/6/2019
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From evacuation prep, taking care of your property all the way through to preparing a personal emergency kit, SMH's Wanda Jackson, Outpatient Care Coordinator helps to get you ready for hurricane season.

Duration:00:11:13

Top Tips for Summer Safety

5/30/2019
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Headed to one of our beautiful beaches, a cool pool or area park this weekend? Try these #TopTips to avoid common injuries and safety hazards.

Duration:00:06:26

Stroke Alert - Every Second Counts

5/23/2019
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If you think you or a loved one may be having a stroke, call 911 IMMEDIATELY and ask them to take you to the nearest Comprehensive Stroke Center. Offering services beyond the scope of primary stroke centers, only Comprehensive Stroke Centers can offer the wider range of specialists and more advanced treatment options needed when standard therapies are not enough. Learn more in this video produced by Sarasota Memorial Hospital's Comprehensive Stroke Center team or visit smh.com/stroke for...

Duration:00:03:05

Vaping & E-cigarettes: Get the Facts

5/16/2019
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E-cigarettes have become increasingly popular, but are they safer than regular cigarettes? Get the facts on vaping and e-cigarettes–and how they impact users' health—in this livestreamed #AskAnExpert Q&A with Sarasota Memorial Director of Thoracic Surgical Oncology Paul Chomiak, MD.

Duration:00:22:18

The physical and emotional effects of having a hysterectomy

5/9/2019
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Great advancements in surgical techniques makes the removal of the uterus less invasive than even just a few years ago. And while the surgery can be seen as more procedural, the psychological effects must also be considered. Listen as Dr. Gard explains.

Duration:00:09:49

The Big Day - Baby's Arrival!

5/2/2019
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From birth to skin-to-skin and all the way through cord clamping, Dr. Gard guides us through some of the major milestones of the birth process.

Duration:00:11:36

An in-depth discussion about Cesarean section (C-section) and vaginal births

4/25/2019
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A vaginal birth versus a C-section birth is a key discussion between the mother-to-be and the doctor. Listen in for the pros and cons about the difference between a vaginal birth and the major abdominal surgery involved with c-sections.

Duration:00:11:46

Dr. Kathryn Gard - A Native Sarasotan Comes Home To Open Her Practice

4/18/2019
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A true SMH'er - she was born at Sarasota Memorial Hospital - Dr. Gard is a graduate of Florida State and has returned to Sarasota to open her OB/GYN practice. She has a true passion to build relationships her patients, partners and families.

Duration:00:11:02

DIY Ways for Kids to Boost Focus & Confidence

4/11/2019
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Help your kids with tips & exercises to boost their focus & confidence!

Duration:00:31:29

Lung Cancer Prevention

4/4/2019
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An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Besides the heart, eyes - even your skin - smoking negatively affects many parts of the body. Smoking is also the number one cause of lung cancer, but there are many local resources that can help someone quit smoking. Listen for many of the options.

Duration:00:10:57

Diagnosis and Treatment of Lung Cancer

3/28/2019
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Depending on what type of cancer exists, there are different treatment options. But one of the biggest factors that determine diagnosis and treatment is what stage the cancer is in. Once the stage is determined, the prognosis - or the expected development - will likely be.

Duration:00:10:21

Lung Cancer Risk Factors and Symptoms

3/21/2019
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We are familiar with smoking being a large risk factor - even second-hand smoke. But other, more obscure risk factors like family history, radon gas or cleaning chemicals can also be risk factors. Listen for more information on the risk factors, and on what symptoms to look out for.

Duration:00:10:38

What is Lung Cancer?

3/14/2019
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Unfortunately, lung cancer is the second most common type of cancer. The traditional categories of lung cancer were small and non-small cell cancers. But advancements in science and research have redefined treatment - and potentially - cure it.

Duration:00:11:42

Having Total Joint Replacement surgery?

3/7/2019
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SMH Orthopedics Program Coordinator Lisa Kennedy answers some of the most common questions for before, during and after surgery.

Duration:00:04:58

Two special groups of volunteers at SMH - Teens... and Pets!

2/28/2019
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The teen volunteer program has been a great success - and it allows teens with an early interest in the healthcare field. They bring excitement and thirst for knowledge to the whole hospital. Also, one of the most popular groups of volunteers is Pet Therapy! They visit many units and bring joy and unconditional love to so many patients & visitors!

Duration:00:10:05

Want to become a volunteer?

2/21/2019
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From the first face-to-face meeting to the final orientation, becoming a volunteer at SMH requires a commitment of time, dedication... and empathy! The new volunteer will shadow a veteran to become more comfortable with directions in the hospital - and everything else will come with experience.

Duration:00:10:23

Volunteers embody SMH's mission

2/14/2019
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Volunteers make a big difference in our visitor's & patient's lives. Their dedication, caring and talents are on display every day. Listen and meet one of our awesome volunteers!

Duration:00:11:32