Monthly Archives: October 2017

Halloween Costumes, Candy & Decorating Tips


by SMH Trauma Coordinator Leeann Putney Halloween is a magical time for children, with many fun activities such as classroom parties, haunted houses, fall festivals and trick-or-treating. But for parents, there is often a fine line between Halloween fun and safety worries, especially on Halloween night, when the streets and sidewalks are filled with trick-or-treaters…. Read more »

Ask an Expert: Palliative Medicine

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Welcome to “Ask an Expert,” a Q&A series with Sarasota Memorial’s health and medical experts, where you can get thorough answers to your health queries from a local source you can trust. Have question that you’d like to “Ask an Expert”? Email them to