Health care

Hospital Performs Record Number of Heart Surgeries

Sarasota Memorial Hospital’s heart team performed its 1,000th surgery of the year last month.

10/16/2018 By Staff

Aging

New Assisted Living Community Holds Open House

More than 600 guests attended an open house for Aravilla, a new $25.5 million resort-style assisted living community.

10/11/2018 By Staff

Health care

Coalition Aims to Make Sarasota a 'Dementia Caring' Community

Participating companies will receive a decal recognizing that they are "dementia caring."

10/08/2018 By Staff

Health care

Seminar Covers Medical Cannabis Benefits and Rules

Alderman Oaks Retirement Center is hosting a free seminar from 2 to 3:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 26.

10/02/2018 By Staff

Oh, Shoot!

Packed with Flavor and Nutrition, Tiny Microgreen Shoots Are Urban Farmer-Friendly

The innate desire of these seeds to exist is enough that even the brownest of thumbs shouldn’t have trouble.

10/02/2018 By Isaac Eger

Health care

Mobile Medical Clinic Offering Free Care in Bradenton Oct. 13 and 14

The nonprofit Remote Area Medical offers free, high-quality dental, vision and medical care to underserved and uninsured individuals.

10/01/2018 By Staff

Fitness

YMCA Opens New CrossFit Center

The Sarasota YMCA recently opened its South Trail Performance CrossFit location in Westfield Sarasota Square.

09/27/2018 By Staff

Health care

Hospital Recognizes Foot and Ankle Surgeon

West Coast Podiatry Center's Robert Goecker was recently given Sarasota Memorial Hospital’s Physician EXCEL Award.

09/26/2018 By Staff

Marketing

Healthcare Foundation Names New Communications Director

The Sarasota Memorial Healthcare Foundation recently hired Ticia Mahler.

09/26/2018 By Staff

Health care

New CBD Shop Opens Downtown

Owner Shelby Isaacson opened Second and Seed earlier this week.

09/25/2018 By Staff

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