Sarasota Memorial Begins Demolition for New Behavioral Health Pavilion

The new 82-bed, 95,000-square-foot facility is expected to be completed in 2023.

06/11/2021 By Staff

Eye Health

New Cataract Lens Technology Offered at Sarasota Practice

Center For Sight is one of three vision centers in the nation offering the new TECNIS Syngery lens, providing fuller vision for cataract surgery patients.

06/10/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Your Health Questions Answered

Can Turmeric Help Your Joints?

The yellow spice contains a compound that helps reduce inflammation and pain.

06/09/2021 By Allison Forsyth

New hires

Parkinson's Nonprofit Names New CEO

Sarasota's Neuro Challenge Foundation for Parkinson's recently selected Sara Grivetti as its new chief executive officer.

06/07/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

Center For Sight Adds Optometric Physician

Dr. Logan Page previously provided eye care to patients in Northwest Arkansas.

06/02/2021 By Staff

The Pandemic

Here's What You Need to Know About the Covid-19 Vaccine in Sarasota-Manatee

We're keeping this post updated with new developments as we receive them.

06/02/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Your Health Questions Answered

What Are the Best Workouts to Eliminate Stomach Fat?

Andrew Shackelford of D1 Training shares his top tips.

06/02/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Fast Track

DeSantis Appoints Parrish Woman to Board of Nursing

Jody Rain is director of the emergency department at Manatee Memorial Hospital.

06/01/2021 By Staff

Two in one

New Lakewood Ranch Yoga Studio Offers 'Barrelates,' a Mix of Barre and Pilates

The Yoga Barre also offers traditional yoga, barre and dance classes.

06/01/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Competitive Edge

Doctor-Athletes Tell Us How They Fuel Their Workouts

“I’m a physician first and then, in my other time, I get to be an athlete.”

05/28/2021 By Susan Burns

Good Deeds

13th Annual Pints for Play Blood Drive to Be Held May 27

Participants in Pints for Play will have the opportunity to play any song of their choice or have 30 seconds to “plug” their business on 107.9 WSRZ.

05/25/2021 By Staff

Brain Talk

What's the Difference Between Normal Forgetfulness and Signs of Alzheimer's?

Dr. Lisa Genova shared tips from her new book, "Remember," at a Brain Health Initiative Event last Tuesday.

05/24/2021 By Allison Forsyth


Should We Eat Like Pro Athletes?

The answer is more complicated than you may think.

05/24/2021 By Allison Forsyth

The Pandemic

SMH Opens Doors to More Visitors

The hospital has resumed normal visiting hours from 9 a.m.-9 p.m. daily.

05/21/2021 By Staff

Brady Bunch

'I Tried the Tom Brady Diet...and Lasted Four Hours'

"I chugged enough almond milk to last a month."

05/21/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Blood Drive

Suncoast Blood Centers Urges Memorial Day Weekend Blood Donations

The blood bank says that blood supply across the country—including Sarasota-Manatee—is critically low.

05/20/2021 By Staff

Your Health Questions Answered

Are Anti-Perspirants Bad for You?

The sweat-wicking products don't have the best reputation. But physicians say they're not harmful.

05/19/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Food for Thought

How Poor Nutrition Has Affected Kids During the Covid-19 Pandemic

All Faiths Food Bank saw need spike last year, and is continuing its expanded outreach.

05/17/2021 By Allison Forsyth


CDC Says Vaccinated Americans Can Go Unmasked

But there are a still a few exceptions to the rule.

05/14/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Fast Track

Construction on the Legacy Trail Extension Is Ahead of Schedule

A July 6 ribbon cutting will celebrate completion of the first segment of the new trail.

05/14/2021 By Kim Doleatto