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Sarasota Memorial Hospital’s Level II Trauma Center – On WSRQ’s Health Check with Heidi Godman

Heidi discusses the historic provisional designation with Jennifer Sweeney, Manager of the Trauma Program. In the event of a traumatic emergency, Sarasota Memorial is ready with specially trained doctors on-site 24/7/365 to stabilize the patient.

A patient’s story in Genetic Testing, Part 4 of 4 on WSRQ’s Health Check with Heidi Godman

Hear Kerry Kirshner’s story about his experience with genetic testing and his breast cancer. From types of tests all the way to the cost, where you get tested is almost as important  as when.

Genetic Testing & Counselling, Part 3 of 4 on WSRQ’s Health Check with Heidi Godman

Genetic Testing can help people be more proactive in finding out if they are predisposed to developing cancer. A Genetic Counselor is someone who can help with interpretation of the results. Hear from a cancer survivor on his experience with both.

Survive Cancer Better with Sarasota Memorial’s STAR Program® on WSRQ’s Health Check with Heidi Godman

Hear about this nationally recognized, evidence-based Survivorship Training and Rehabilitation program that helps survivors physically and emotionally heal from the side-effects of chemotherapy, radiation, surgery or other cancer therapy.

Breast Cancer Survivor – A First Person Story from Monica on WSRQ’s Health Check with Heidi Godman

Hear from Monica, who has no health insurance, and her battle with becoming Cancer-free. When she noticed a change in her breast, her Doctor referred her to Sarasota Memorial’s Breast Health Grant Support Program.

Medical Research Pt.4 – Specific Reserach Projects including Weight Loss Surgery – on WSRQ’s Health Check with Heidi Godman

With the tremendous support of Sarasota Memorial Healthcare Foundation, clinical research projects are made possible – such as an instagram-like nutritonal education tool that supports the success of bariatric (weight loss) surgery.

Medical Research – A Four Part Series Exploring The Cutting Edge on WSRQ’s Health Check with Heidi Godman

Moving medicine forward requires a commitment from an entire Health System and Sarasota Memorial is leading the way on the Suncoast of Florida – a remarkable achievement from a Community-Based hospital.