Health & Fitness

Milk Matters

How Is the National Formula Shortage Affecting Sarasota Babies?

"Our community is aware of this national issue, and are ready to extend a hand," says Healthy Start Sarasota executive director Ewens.

05/17/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Health News

Tidewell Foundation Opens Labyrinth Garden at Family Grief Center in Ellenton

The outdoor space help create experiences essential to the healing of mind, body and spirit for children and adults after losing a loved one.

05/12/2022 By Staff

Workout Win

We Tried an Electrical Muscle Stimulation Workout, and It Was Awesome

Body Reform Fitness, a new gym in downtown Sarasota, is one of the only gyms in Florida offering this workout, which uses electrical impulses and a "super suit."

05/12/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Health News

SMH Continues Straight 'A' Safety Streak from Leapfrog Group

The national distinction recognizes the hospital for its achievements in protecting hospitalized patients from medical errors and preventable harm.

05/11/2022 By Staff

Your Health Questions Answered

Here's Why Your Kids Should Take Swimming Lessons This Summer

May is Drowning Prevention and Water Safety Month. A Sarasota swimming instructor gives us tips.

05/11/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Fit For Funds

This Sarasota Fitness Trainer Is Doing 100 Burpees Per Day For Charity

Raedeke, owner of Fitfillment, LLC, and Camp Gladiator Sarasota, streams her workouts on Instagram, where her followers can donate to her monthly charity of choice.

05/10/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Milk Depot

SMH Opens New Milk Depot Location in Venice

Local moms can donate breast milk to fragile, premature babies.

05/05/2022 By Staff

Stay Neutral

A Better Way to Discuss Fitness, Health and Weight

“You can’t determine someone’s health by the shape of their body.”

05/05/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Your Health Questions Answered

Where Have Covid-19 Antibody Treatments Gone?

Why are they gone, and what has replaced them?

05/04/2022 By Allison Forsyth

No Choice

What Florida's New Abortion Restrictions Mean for Patients and Providers

"There is a real threat to people having access to care."

04/29/2022 By Elizabeth Djinis

Plantiful

The Health Benefits of Owning Houseplants

Turns out your indoor jungle is not just for looks, but for your health, too. Parrish's Fancy Leaf Plant Co. owner Libby Bolles shares why.

04/29/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Gotta Blame It on My Juice

Where to Find Great Juice in Sarasota

Eight shops making fresh, healthy and tasty juices.

04/29/2022 By Allison Forsyth

You Are Not Alone

NAMI Sarasota Opens Two New Drop-In Locations For Free Mental Health Support

Both South and North county locations offer wellness classes, support groups and connections to higher care through the "You Are Not Alone," or YANA, program.

04/27/2022 By Staff

Your Health Questions Answered

It's National Minority Health Month. How Can We Support Communities of Color?

Sarasota's Multicultural Health Institute offers several ways to get involved.

04/27/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Health News

Alzheimer's Association of Florida Hosted Virtual Town Hall Detailing Research Progress

Guests speakers discussed the federal Equity in Neuroscience and Alzheimer's Clinical Trials and the Comprehensive Care for Alzheimer's Act.

04/26/2022 By Allison Forsyth

National Tea Day

The Health Benefits of Tea

A tea expert from Local Tea Company in Sarasota shares different kinds of delicious varieties, along with their health benefits.

04/21/2022 By Samantha Lane

Your Health Questions Answered

What Should Expectant Mothers Know About C-Sections?

April is International Cesarean Awareness Month.

04/20/2022 By Allison Forsyth

BodyBar

New Pilates Bar To Open at Waterside Tomorrow

BodyBar Pilates will host a ribbon cutting grand opening on Wednesday, April 20 at 11:30 a.m.

04/19/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Health News

Omeza Collagen Matrix Now Available to VA Hospitals, Clinics

Omeza Collagen Matrix is a wound care matrix comprised of hydrolyzed fish collagen infused with cod liver oil.

04/14/2022 By Staff

Your Health Questions Answered

What Exactly Is Precision Medicine?

Nurse practitioner Sarah Luce at Good Medicine in Bradenton shares insight about this individualized medical model, using genetic testing and holistic practices.

04/13/2022 By Allison Forsyth