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

Health care

CBD Company Opens New Shop

Mindful Medicinals recently opened a store at 1906 Glengary St., Suite B, Sarasota.

07/27/2018 By Staff

Platinum 2018

The Gazillionaire's Guide to Sarasota

Want to know what to buy when money is no object? Here’s a list of over-the-top bling for the home, for the body, for the spirit, or just for the heck of it. And it’s all available right here in Sarasota.

07/25/2018 By Staff

Health care

New Podcast Offers Tips for Dementia Caregivers

The Pines of Sarasota Education & Training Institute recently launched a new podcast featuring dementia care trainer JoAnn Westbrook.

07/25/2018 By Staff

A Nutty Idea

A Pharmacist's Quest for Better Almond Milk Led Her to Start Her Own Company

Totally Nuts—whose base recipe includes only water, California almonds, salt and a probiotic—is the brainchild of Vicki Gregory.

07/25/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Health care

Hospital Emergency Department Recognized By Nurses Association

Sarasota Memorial Hospital's Emergency Care Center recently won a Lantern Award from the Emergency Nurses Association.

07/18/2018 By Staff

Nonprofits

Goodwill Offers 'Mental Health First Aid' Training

The program was created to give employees skills to help someone experiencing a mental health crisis.

07/17/2018 By Staff

Drugs

Agencies Hosting Summit on Opioids and Pregnancy Sept. 13 and 14

The summit is focused on the topic of pregnant women addicted to opioids and newborns born with neonatal abstinence syndrome.

07/11/2018 By Staff

Health care

Two New Venice Hospitals Win State Approval

The Florida Agency for Health Care Administration this week approved plans for two new hospitals to be built in Venice.

07/11/2018 By Staff

Health care

Hospice Nonprofit Names New CEO

Stratum Health System and Tidewell Hospice recently hired Jonathan Fleece.

06/28/2018 By Staff

Female Factor

Kelly Romanoff Wants to Help Babies Thrive During Their First 1,000 Days

A child's first two years are crucial to his or her development. First 1000 Days Sarasota County wants to help make them the healthiest they can be.

06/27/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker