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How to Deal With the (Sinus) Pressure

By Joe Soto, MD [caption id="attachment_6694" align="alignright" width="150"] Joe Soto, MD is an ENT (ear, nose, and throat) surgeon at Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare with a board certification in Otolaryngology[/caption] Sometimes, the pressure is just too great.  I’m not talking about pressures we face in our work lives or family lives, but the sinus pressure that…
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High Cholesterol Increases Your Risk for Stroke

By: J. Orson Smith, MD, FACC and Nancy T. Smith, RD, CDE, CLS Tallahassee Memorial Lipid Center [caption id="attachment_6506" align="alignright" width="150"] J. Orson Smith is a board-certified Lipidologist at the Tallahassee Memorial Lipid Center. Lipidologists are physicians with training in cholesterol management, cardiovascular risk assessment and intervention. He is also board-certified in internal medicine and…
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Stay Cool as Summer Heats Up

By: Edward Forster, MD [caption id="attachment_6338" align="alignright" width="150"] Board Certified in Family Medicine, Edward Forster, MD, has been a faculty member of the Tallahassee Memorial Family Medicine Residency Program since 2008. Having worked in urgent care settings in Tallahassee and underserved settings in South Florida, he has been recognized as Physician of the Year by…
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Anxiety: Out of the Blue

[caption id="attachment_6089" align="alignright" width="150"] Paul Knoll, PhD, LMHC, CAP, Director of TMH's Recovery Center at Tallahassee Memorial Behavioral Health Center.[/caption] By: Paul Knoll, PhD, LMHC, CAP It’s 1:30 in the morning, and out of the blue, you wake up feeling nauseous and sweaty. Your heart is racing. You feel as if an elephant is sitting…
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Stroke: Time is Brain – Know the Warning Signs

By: Siddharth Sehgal, MD [caption id="attachment_6076" align="alignright" width="150"] Siddharth Sehgal, MD, is a board-certified neurologist in the Tallahassee Memorial NeuroScience Center.[/caption] It is estimated that someone experiences a stroke once every 45 seconds in the U.S. Despite being the fourth leading cause of death in America, fewer than one in five Americans can recognize the…
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Breastfeeding—Is It for You?

[caption id="attachment_4506" align="alignright" width="150"] Dr. Tanya Evers is an obstetrician/gynecologist who joined the Tallahassee Memorial Family Medicine Residency Program faculty in 2012 after completing her residency at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. She earned her undergraduate and medical degrees at Florida State University.[/caption] By: Tanya Evers, MD That answer is for you, the mother of this…
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Car Seat Basics

[caption id="attachment_4492" align="alignright" width="150"] Hayley Scott, MD, earned her medical degree from Ross University and also holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration. She is a family medicine physician completing her residency at the Tallahassee Memorial Family Medicine Residency Program.[/caption] By: Hayley Scott, MD Pregnant with my first child and shopping for a car seat,…
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A Crash Course on Work-Life Balance around the Holidays

By: Linda Young, PhD and Melvina MacDonald, MS, KMHC, CEAP [caption id="attachment_3007" align="alignright" width="150"] Linda Young, PhD and Melvina MacDonald, MS, KMHC, CEAP are licensed therapists with the Tallahassee Memorial Employee Assistance Program, a program designed to address family and workplace needs. Together they have more than fifty years of clinical experience.[/caption] Do you ever…
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Holidays See Rise in Head Injuries

[caption id="attachment_3027" align="alignright" width="100"] Dr. Ashoo is Board Certified in Emergency Medicine and serves as Medical Director of the Tallahassee Memorial Bixler Emergency Center.[/caption] By: Sam Ashoo, MD, Medical Director Bixler Emergency Center Once again, we are blessed with the Christmas season. As we spend time purchasing and receiving gifts for ourselves and our children,…
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Adult Day Care Offers Respite for Caregivers during the Holidays

[caption id="attachment_2936" align="alignright" width="200"] Donald Loucks, MD, is board certified in internal medicine and has been the Medical Director and attending physician at the Tallahassee Memorial Rehabilitation Center for more than 30 years. He attended medical school at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia, where he completed his residency training as well. Dr. Loucks is also…
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