At The Manatee Memorial Hospital Blog you'll find information you can use to improve your overall health and well-being, and stories about our amazing patients and Healthcare Heroes serving our community.

What Will College Life Be Like This Fall?

August 26, 2021

Ready to head to campus for in-person learning? Here's what to expect when you get there.

Can AFib Cause a Stroke?

August 26, 2021

This common heart arrhythmia can lead to serious complications, including stroke.

How to Lower Your Risk of Prostate Cancer

August 26, 2021

Take these steps to help protect yourself from this common cancer in men.

The Link Between Marijuana and Suicide

August 26, 2021

New research shows that young adults who use marijuana may be more likely to consider suicide.

Getting Ahead of the Game

August 5, 2021

A CT Heart Score test gives two brothers a glimpse of their heart health so they could take action.

Is Less Invasive Hip Replacement Surgery Right for You?

July 29, 2021

Here are pros and cons to traditional and less invasive techniques for hip replacement surgery.

Why You Shouldn't Skip Recommended Vaccines

July 29, 2021

Vaccinations protect you from serious diseases – and here's why you need them.

7 Tips to Prepare for the Coming School Year

July 29, 2021

This year may require more preparation to get into school mode, but these tips can help.

5 Tips for Healthier To-Go Lunches

July 29, 2021

Get tips that give your lunch staying power so you don't suffer an afternoon slump.

Enjoy a Safe Summer!

July 21, 2021

Summer days mean swimming, sports, hanging at the beach and fun family activities. Here are some tips to stay cool and safe.

Prevention Is Key to Keeping Your Colon Healthy

March 22, 2021

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Have you had your screening colonoscopy?

Early Detection, Compassionate Care Beats Breast Cancer

August 25, 2020

After early detection of breast cancer through a regular mammogram and treatment at Manatee Memorial Hospital, Lisa Montanye is cancer-free.

A COVID-19 Clinical Trial Begins in Our Community

August 3, 2020

A clinical trial using plasma from patients who have recovered from COVID-19 may show promise in helping to improve those hospitalized with the condition.

Spinal Surgery Home Run

July 20, 2020

When baseball enthusiast Robert Long’s back pain grew worse, specialty orthopedic care at Manatee Memorial Hospital gave him a new lease on life.

Robotic Surgery Offers Many Advantages

June 29, 2020

Certain procedures at Manatee Memorial can be performed robotically through small incisions, supporting quicker recoveries and other benefits.

Quality Care Through the Generations

May 21, 2020

When he found out a fellow veteran had succumbed to the virus, nurse Marc Kagan sent him off with a military honor — a heartfelt salute.

Nurse Honors a Fellow Veteran Lost to COVID-19

May 21, 2020

When he found out a fellow veteran had succumbed to the virus, nurse Marc Kagan sent him off with a military honor — a heartfelt salute.

What Are the Top Health Concerns Affecting Men Today?

May 17, 2020

Get answers from physicians Angel Llanio, DO, and Indu S. Menon, MD, as they discuss key health concerns for men, such as heart disease and mental health.