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The types of arthritis and the most common: osteoarthritis on WSRQ’s Health Check with Heidi

8/16/2018
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There are several types of arthritis , which is inflammation of the joints. The most common, osteoarthritis, which afflicts 1 in 4 people in the US, is the breakdown of the cartilage of the joints. Learn more about the new studies that offer information on the causes of arthritis. The post The types of arthritis and the most common: osteoarthritis on WSRQ’s Health Check with Heidi appeared first on Sarasota Memorial HealthCasts.

Duration:00:05:14

A detailed discussion on conditions requiring an anticoagulation clinic – WSRQ’s Health Check with Heidi Godman

8/9/2018
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When a clot forms in the body, whether in the lower extremities or in the brain, medications available at an anticoagulation clinic are often prescribed. Learn more through a detailed discussion on types & symptoms, and how the care is individualized for each person. The post A detailed discussion on conditions requiring an anticoagulation clinic – WSRQ’s Health Check with Heidi Godman appeared first on Sarasota Memorial HealthCasts.

Duration:00:12:32

What are blood thinners and what do they do on WSRQ’s Health Check with Heidi Godman

8/2/2018
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Blood thinners – or anticoagulants – are medications that help keep blood flowing properly for people who’ve had strokes or blood clotting issues . SMH has 7 conveniently located anticoagulation clinics to help patients manage these medications. The post What are blood thinners and what do they do on WSRQ’s Health Check with Heidi Godman appeared first on Sarasota Memorial HealthCasts.

Duration:00:09:03

Deep Vein Thrombosis, Genetic Clotting and other reasons you may need an anticoagulation clinic WSRQ’s Health Check with Heidi Godman

7/26/2018
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People who are immobile for long periods of time, victims of a stroke or cancer patients are some of the more typical people who would use an anticoagulation clinic. Listen to find out some symptoms of these conditions, what medications options are available and what you can do to help. The post Deep Vein Thrombosis, Genetic Clotting and other reasons you may need an anticoagulation clinic WSRQ’s Health Check with Heidi Godman appeared first on Sarasota Memorial HealthCasts.

Duration:00:09:09

Why you need to go to a clinic to manage anticoagulants on WSRQ’s Health Check with Heidi Godman

7/19/2018
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When administering anticaogulants like Wafarin, it is critical that they are kept within the correct therapeutic range. Clinics like SMH’s are staffed by experts that can help patients monitor the doses. The post Why you need to go to a clinic to manage anticoagulants on WSRQ’s Health Check with Heidi Godman appeared first on Sarasota Memorial HealthCasts.

Duration:00:12:31

Getting comfortable with a new pediatrician – on WSRQ’s Health Check with Heidi Godman

7/5/2018
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Whether you are in your third trimester or you have just moved into the area, meeting a pediatrician is always recommended. It also gives you an opportunity to get to know them, and how they will become part of your family. The post Getting comfortable with a new pediatrician – on WSRQ’s Health Check with Heidi Godman appeared first on Sarasota Memorial HealthCasts.

Duration:00:06:18

The difference between a cold, flu and a sinus infection on WSRQ’s Health Check with Heidi Godman

6/28/2018
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Congestion that comes with a cold can sometimes lead to a sinus infection. Is it a viral or bacterial infection? How you can tell the difference and how you can help. The post The difference between a cold, flu and a sinus infection on WSRQ’s Health Check with Heidi Godman appeared first on Sarasota Memorial HealthCasts.

Duration:00:14:09

Dispelling the myths about the Flu vaccine with Dr. Tavarez on WSRQ’s Health Check with Heidi Godman

6/21/2018
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The flu vaccine is so important – especially for kids. Will you get the flu if you take the vaccine? Is the vaccine live flu? Is it the flu or a cold? Listen to Dr. Tavarez, Pediatrician, clear up some of the confusion. The post Dispelling the myths about the Flu vaccine with Dr. Tavarez on WSRQ’s Health Check with Heidi Godman appeared first on Sarasota Memorial HealthCasts.

Duration:00:11:27

Dr. Jose Tavarez, Pediatrician joins First Physicians Group – on WSRQ’s Health Check with Heidi Godman

6/15/2018
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Originally from the Dominican Republic, Dr. Tavarez will replace the longtime Sarasota – and retiring – Dr. Bob Shamsy. He offers all of the same, high-caliber and attentive care in pediatrics. He also speaks Spanish. Find out more about him! The post Dr. Jose Tavarez, Pediatrician joins First Physicians Group – on WSRQ’s Health Check with Heidi Godman appeared first on Sarasota Memorial HealthCasts.

Duration:00:10:38

Types of summer time hazards to be aware of on WSRQ’s Health Check with Heidi Godman

6/7/2018
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During the summer, there are hazards associated with being out having fun. Apart from the always needed sun screen, there are other tips to avoid more uncommon pains like a skate sting. The post Types of summer time hazards to be aware of on WSRQ’s Health Check with Heidi Godman appeared first on Sarasota Memorial HealthCasts.

Duration:00:10:42

What is heat stroke and how to avoid it on WSRQ’s Health Check with Heidi Godman

5/31/2018
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During the summer, people tend to spend many more hours outside. Sweating will not only removes water from your body, it also removes electrolytes. Keeping hydrated will help you avoid heat exhaustion and the more severe heat stroke. What types of liquids should you drink? Listen in! The post What is heat stroke and how to avoid it on WSRQ’s Health Check with Heidi Godman appeared first on Sarasota Memorial HealthCasts.

Duration:00:10:26

Heat-related health issues on WSRQ’s Health Check with Heidi Godman

5/24/2018
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When the body dissipates heat (sweating), your body’s fluid levels drop. If you don’t properly hydrate, serious health risks can appear. Listen in on how it can transform from mild side effects all the way to serious ones like a stroke. The post Heat-related health issues on WSRQ’s Health Check with Heidi Godman appeared first on Sarasota Memorial HealthCasts.

Duration:00:12:21

Summer time mishaps and where you should go on WSRQ’s Health Check with Heidi Godman

5/17/2018
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Summer is almost here, and when something happens – heat stroke, sprain or sever sun burn – you can visit one of SMH’s Urgent Care Centers. If you are showing signs of a stroke or heart attack or other serious medical event, one of the two emergency rooms is where you should go. The post Summer time mishaps and where you should go on WSRQ’s Health Check with Heidi Godman appeared first on Sarasota Memorial HealthCasts.

Duration:00:09:54

The nurse residency program in a nutshell on WSRQ’s Health Check with Heidi Godman

5/10/2018
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The 14 month program for newly licensed program was recently accredited. And when the newly hired nurse is assigned to one of the three designated residency unit, their journey begins. Listen in to find out what happens. The post The nurse residency program in a nutshell on WSRQ’s Health Check with Heidi Godman appeared first on Sarasota Memorial HealthCasts.

Duration:00:08:26

Wide array of clinical programs supporting SMH on WSRQ’s Health Check with Heidi Godman

5/3/2018
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Apart from the Nurse Residency program that is active at SMH, there are many others including the geriatric-centered “Niche”, Vascular Access, Acute Pain and behavioral health just to name a few. Sarasota Memorial is blessed by having a breadth of clinical support teams. The post Wide array of clinical programs supporting SMH on WSRQ’s Health Check with Heidi Godman appeared first on Sarasota Memorial HealthCasts.

Duration:00:12:18

How do you get into the nurse residency program? On WSRQ’s Health Check with Heidi Godman

4/26/2018
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The SMH nurse residency program earns national recognition from the ANCC (American Nurse Credentialing Center). Listen to hear about a story of one RN nearing the end of her nurse residency program. The post How do you get into the nurse residency program? On WSRQ’s Health Check with Heidi Godman appeared first on Sarasota Memorial HealthCasts.

Duration:00:12:51

What is a Nurse resident? WSRQ’s Health Check with Heidi Godman

4/19/2018
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SMH’s Jackie Garabito, Manager, Clinical Programs, talks about what a Nurse resident is, what it takes to go through the support levels and what it does to a Nurse’s confidence. Accountability and dedication are essential ingredients to become a nurse resident. The post What is a Nurse resident? WSRQ’s Health Check with Heidi Godman appeared first on Sarasota Memorial HealthCasts.

Duration:00:09:14

New procedure to treat chronic pain on WSRQ’s Health Check with Heidi Godman

4/12/2018
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Dr. Eugene Pereira discuses a new, advanced procedure that can help treat chronic pain for the long term. A simplified analogy? It like placing a wedge between vertebra to keep the nerve openings stable. The post New procedure to treat chronic pain on WSRQ’s Health Check with Heidi Godman appeared first on Sarasota Memorial HealthCasts.

Duration:00:11:13

Opioids and how to treat chronic pain on WSRQ’s Health Check with Heidi Godman

4/6/2018
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Opioids, while effective, have side effects that have lead them to be prescribed more carefully. Better understanding of how the body becomes used to them has helped to discover new techniques in treating chronic pain. The post Opioids and how to treat chronic pain on WSRQ’s Health Check with Heidi Godman appeared first on Sarasota Memorial HealthCasts.

Duration:00:09:14

Types of pain and how it affects your body on WSRQ’s Health Check with Heidi Godman

3/29/2018
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Ageing is a natural process and that will inevitably lead to pain. However, other types of pain can be due to other factors. Listen to find out how OTC pain relievers affect your health – and for other options. The post Types of pain and how it affects your body on WSRQ’s Health Check with Heidi Godman appeared first on Sarasota Memorial HealthCasts.

Duration:00:13:37