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Flying Trees Photo Gallery
01.27.2012 [Campus Improvements]

Yesterday the big yellow crane that has been front and center at Sarasota Memorial’s Courtyard Tower construction site for the past year took on one of its last jobs – “flying” six Live Oaks and eight Bald Cypress trees up and over the new 9-story bed tower, scheduled to open in 2013, and placing them in the courtyard that will be their new home.


Preventing the Flu: Good Health Habits Can Help Stop Germs. Protect yourself so you can protect your baby
 
01.25.2012 | New Moms & Dads

The single best way to prevent seasonal flu is to get vaccinated each year, but good health habits like covering your cough and washing your hands often can help stop the spread of germs and prevent respiratory illnesses like the flu. Avoid close contact. Avoid close contact with people who are sick. When you are […]

Top 5 Realistic Resolutions
01.25.2012 | Wellness

It’s the end of January but it’s not too late to make a New Year’s resolution to improve your health and lose weight! But you don’t need to give yourself unrealistic, overwhelming or unmanageable goals. Click here for the top 5 realistic resolutions from our dietitians. Looking for healthy recipes to help you meet your […]

8 Waldemere Tower Renovations
01.19.2012 | Campus Improvements

As seen in these photos of the Nurses’ Station, Patient Room and Visitor Lounge, the recent 8 Waldemere Tower renovations reflect the same style and decor that will be found in the new Courtyard Tower, scheduled to open in 2013.

What is the best way to calm a fussy or colicky baby?
 
01.12.2012 | New Moms & Dads

1. Swaddle your baby in a large, thin blanket to help her feel secure. 2. Hold you baby in your arms and gently rub her back. 3. Turn on a calming sound – white noise, recording of heart beat, soft music. 4. Walk with your baby or rock her. 5. Avoid over feeding your baby […]

Chemo Comfort Bag Committee
 
01.10.2012 | SMH Extra

The local Susan G. Komen affiliate  outdid themselves again for  the Breast Health Center here at Sarasota Memorial Healthcare System. The group has been working with local businesses and medical practices for donations for the Chemo Comfort Bags presented to newly diagnosed breast cancer patients seen through the nurse navigator program. The comfort items include teas, […]

Medical Arts Building Renovations Begin
 
01.06.2012 | Campus Improvements

During the next three months, Sarasota Memorial’s Medical Arts building on Arlington Street will receive a complete “facelift” and new landscaping.   The first phase of the project, exterior brick removal on the west side of building, is currently underway as shown in the photo.  Next, a new courtyard and patient drop off area will be […]

New Year’s Rx for Weight Loss
 
01.02.2012 | Wellness

If you’ve vowed to lose weight as your New Year’s resolution this year, you’re not alone. Year after year, it’s one of the most popular – and hardest – resolutions to keep. Sarasota Memorial offers a number of programs – from nutrition counseling and diabetes management classes to medically supervised weight loss surgery – to suit diverse schedules, budgets and needs. […]

Tips for getting your child to stop sucking his thumb or pacifier
 
01.02.2012 | New Moms & Dads

Ignore it.  Most often children will stop on their own.  Putting too much pressure on your child to stop may cause more harm than good. Praise and reward your child when he does not suck his thumb or pacifier. Keep his hands busy or distract him with things he finds fun. While your child might […]

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