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Tour the Mother+Baby Floors, Stay For The Fun!
08.30.2013 [New Moms & Dads]

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It’s been years in the making – Now, the long-awaited, much anticipated new Courtyard Tower is ready to open! On Saturday, Sept. 7, from 9 am to 2 pm, join us for tours, children’s activities including a Teddy Bear Clinic, refreshments and lots of other fun. A program at 10:30 a.m. will feature the Sarasota Military Academy’s Color Guard, a violinist performing the National Anthem and a time capsule ceremony. Bring the whole family to see how your hospital is enhancing patient care. Free parking in the Waldemere Garage.

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See the Magic Inside!
 
08.23.2013 | Uncategorized

It’s been years in the making – Now, the long-awaited, much anticipated new Courtyard Tower is ready to open! On Saturday, Sept. 7, from 9 am to 2 pm, join us for tours, children’s activities including a Teddy Bear Clinic, refreshments and lots of other fun. A program at 10:30 a.m. will feature the Sarasota Military […]

Congratulations, you’re pregnant! Step 1, choose a provider!
 
08.22.2013 | New Moms & Dads

As a parent to be, one of the first decisions you make will be choosing what type of birth and birthing experience you want. Choosing a provider to assist in the delivery of your baby is an intensely personal and sometimes confusing decision. We all want the safest and most intimate delivery experience. We all […]

Health Secretary Visits Tampa Bay Area
 
08.16.2013 | SMH Extra

Thursday, CEO Gwen MacKenzie and other community and health care leaders participated in a roundtable conversation in Tampa with U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius on the new Affordable Care Act Marketplace. The Affordable Care Act creates new competitive private health insurance marketplaces, also called “exchanges,” that will provide individuals and small businesses with […]

Study: Mediterranean diet may counter genetic stroke risk
 
08.15.2013 | SMH Extra

The Mediterranean diet has been known as a heart-healthy eating plan. Now, a new study indicates that the diet, which is high in olive oil and nuts, also may reduce the rate of strokes in older patients who have a gene variant known to raise their risk of type 2 diabetes, metabolic issues and stroke. […]

Tether heavy furniture and TVs
 
08.14.2013 | New Moms & Dads

As news of the Royal baby’s birth spread across my home page, this headline caught my eye… EVERY 30 MINUTES A FALLING TV SENDS A CHILD TO THE ER.  I’m compelled to pass along this information, as I knew the risk, but didn’t realize how common of an injury or even deadly the TV really […]

Florida Pediatricians Thank Sen. Detert
 
08.09.2013 | Uncategorized

This week, State Senator Nancy Detert visited Sarasota Memorial to receive a special plaque from the Florida Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics, recognizing her efforts to pass the “expert witness” law in criminal child abuse cases. The FCAAP honored Senator Detert as “a valiant advocate for Florida’s children, evident from her sponsorship of this legislation […]

Ready Set Grow – Family Fair
 
08.08.2013 | New Moms & Dads

Saturday, August 10, 10 am – 1 pm Free Admission Westfield Sarasota Square Over 50 kid-friendly organizations onsite featuring: Live Entertainment Information on Health, Education & Safety Fun Literacy Activities Free Healthy Snacks for Kids And much more Entrance at the Southwest Corner of the Mall between JCPenney & Yoder’s Marketplace. Mall located at US 41 […]

A Chapel for All
08.06.2013 | Campus Improvements

Sarasota Memorial’s new chapel is almost complete, with a mid-August “move-in” currently scheduled.  Conveniently located on the first floor of the Waldemere Tower, the non-denominational chapel features a beautiful stained glass window pictured here.  Produced by White Stained Glass Studio of Sarasota, Sarasota Memorial Hospital chaplains played a significant role in the design of the […]

Let’s Celebrate Breastfeeding!
 
08.01.2013 | New Moms & Dads

World Breastfeeding Week will be celebrated worldwide August 1 – 7, 2013.  This year’s theme is “Breastfeeding Support: Close to Mothers”, and highlights the importance of providing support to breastfeeding families. Infant feeding is one of the most important decisions that new families make.  Evidence is clear that breastfeeding is the ideal way to feed […]

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