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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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Heavy Holiday Drinking Can Spell Heart Problems

[caption id="attachment_2848" align="alignright" width="200"] Dr. Farhat Khairallah practices with Southern Medical Group and is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases and Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology.[/caption] By: Farhat Khairallah, MD With football season coming to a close and the holidays fast approaching, everyone is making plans for much needed time off. Alcohol consumption will be part of…
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Wishing You Back Porch Moments

[caption id="attachment_2137" align="alignright" width="200"] Dr. Zorn practices Family Medicine in Tallahassee and serves as the Director of the Family Medicine Residency Program at Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare.[/caption] By: Donald. A. Zorn, MD It is Saturday morning, which means that I am at one of my favorite spots on earth, our back porch. My incomparable bride has…
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How to Talk to Your Doctor

By: Lisa Jernigan, MD [caption id="attachment_2085" align="alignright" width="197"] Dr. Lisa Jernigan is a Tallahassee native, and has been a member of the Tallahassee Memorial Family Medicine Residency Program faculty since 1994. Areas of particular interest to her include pre-natal care, global health, and HIV disease.[/caption] Your stomach has been hurting for weeks now, and you…
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