Health care

Dermatology Practice Hires New Physician Assistant

SkinSmart Dermatology recently hired Brittany Eberly.

09/18/2018 By Staff

Sweat Sesh

We Tried It: An Urban Sweat Lodge

A new downtown Sarasota 'sweat lodge' claims it offers a variety a health benefits. Is it worth the hype?

09/06/2018 By Ashley Cooper

Manufacturing

'Baby Box' Maker Wins National Small Business Award

Pip & Grow makes cardboard boxes that provide a safe place for newborns to sleep until they are 6 months old.

09/04/2018 By Staff

Health care

Eye Care Practice Hires Hearing Aid Specialist

The Eye Associates, which has offices in Sarasota, Bradenton, Ellenton, Venice and Sun City Center, recently hired Shawn Anderson.

09/04/2018 By Staff

Fertile Ground

Open Arms Surrogacy Celebrates Its 15th Year Helping Couples Who Struggle With Infertility

Souad Dreyfus’ surrogacy business satisfies a growing demand.

08/29/2018 By Nancy Joy Cook

Wellness

'Urban Sweat Lodge' Opens

Sandy Albano and her daughter, Samantha Albano, recently opened Purify, an "urban sweat lodge."

08/27/2018 By Staff

Health care

Health and Wellness Nurse Named Statewide 'Employee of the Year'

Mary Ann Ociesa of Village on the Isle was recently honored by LeadingAge Florida at the nonprofit's 55th annual conference.

08/24/2018 By Staff

Moodtopia

Deepak Chopra's Go-To Herbalist Shares Her Secrets to Managing Our Moods

Praised by celebrities like Chopra, Mayim Bialik, Christie Brinkley and more, master herbalist Sara-Chana Silverstein has a new book that allows all of us an insight into her work.

08/23/2018 By Heather Dunhill

Seafood Safety

Is Gulf Seafood Safe to Eat?

Which Gulf seafood is safe to eat—and which Gulf seafood you should avoid—during red tide.

08/21/2018 By Audrey Warne

Health care

Scholarships Awarded to Strengthen Nursing Workforce

The Suncoast Nursing Action Coalition estimates that our region will face a shortage of nurses as soon as 2025.

08/21/2018 By Staff

Holistic Beauty

Luxury Skincare Pioneer Tammy Fender Talks Natural Skincare and 'Slow Beauty'

Healer and fellow Florida-girl Tammy Fender shares her insight on holistic beauty and caring for our skin in this tropical climate.

08/17/2018 By Heather Dunhill

Clean & Green

Surfer and Eir NYC Founder Jun Lee Talks Sports Recovery and Skincare

Here's how Korean-born Jun Lee, a former extreme athlete and samba dancer, created a 100 percent natural skincare and sports recovery product line—and shared it with the world.

08/17/2018 By Heather Dunhill

Health care

Orthopedic Practice Names New Revenue Cycle Director, Surgery Center Director

Bradenton's Coastal Orthopedics recently hired Iris Bernier and promoted Jo-Ellen Converse.

08/17/2018 By Staff

Local Hero

New Portrait Honors Groundbreaking African-American Physician

Guests gathered at Sarasota Memorial’s Internal Medicine Practice in Newtown on Wednesday to pay tribute to the late John Chenault, M.D.

08/16/2018 By Vanessa Blankenship

Data

Drug Overdose Deaths Up

The number of reported drug overdose deaths in America topped 70,400 in 2017, a 10.2 percent increase over 2016.

08/15/2018 By Staff

Pot Preview

Sarasota Medical Marijuana Dispensary Opens Friday

"This is somewhere I’d be as comfortable inviting my mother in as I would my friends."

08/09/2018 By Audrey Warne

Health care

'Healthy Worksites' Recognized for Banning Tobacco, Encouraging Healthy Habits

Several Sarasota County companies and nonprofits were recently recognized for being "healthy worksites."

08/06/2018 By Staff

Marijuana

Medical Cannabis Shop Opens Next Week

Sarasota's AltMed Enterprises plans to open its new Müv Medical Cannabis Dispensary at 10 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 10.

08/02/2018 By Staff

Health care

Cancer Treatment Practice Breaks Ground on New $16 Million Facility

Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute held a groundbreaking ceremony Monday for its new Lakewood Ranch center.

08/01/2018 By Staff

Health care

Cancer Treatment Practices Hires New Oncologist

Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute recently hired Elizabeth Guancial, M.D., who will practice in the organization's downtown Sarasota office.

08/01/2018 By Staff