Women in Film

Ringling College Alum Debuts 'Code Red,' a Film About Period Poverty Shot in Sarasota

"Code Red" is about a sixth-grader girl named Karman who gets her period for the first time. The film brings awareness to the scarcity of feminine products provided at schools.

01/20/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Your Health Questions Answered

What Are Some Safe Ways to Incorporate Essential Oils Into Your Routine?

While you can dilute and diffuse these potent potions, they are not recommended for ingestion. Here are some tips for how to safely use them.

01/19/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Your Health Questions Answered

What Are the Best Self-Tanning Beauty Products?

These picks will leave your skin glowing.

01/12/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Forever Fit

Great Gyms Where You Can Get in Tip-Top Shape in 2022

We asked some svelte, sexy and supple locals, who span the gym spectrum, which gyms they think are best. Here's what they said.

01/04/2022 By Isaac Eger

Health News

Pineapple Yoga Studio Relaunches 'Love Your Brain' Yoga for Traumatic Brain Injury

Classes are free and designed for individuals with traumatic brain injury and their caregivers.

12/22/2021 By Staff

Medical Marijuana

Sunnyside Dispensary Opens in Sarasota

The store is Cresco Labs' 13th Sunnyside dispensary in the state and 45th nationwide.

12/16/2021 Photography by Staff

Your Health Questions Answered

We Live in Florida. Do We Still Need to Worry About Our Vitamin D Levels?

Around the world, about 1 billion people are vitamin D deficient, and they are found in both sunny and rainy climates.

12/15/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Your Health Questions Answered

How Long Are You Contagious After Having the Flu?

A local infectious disease specialist answers our many questions about the flu.

12/08/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Medical Marijuana

Cannabist Store to Open in Sarasota Today

The store will serve patients with a medical card issued by the state of Florida.

12/07/2021 By Staff

New Year, New Face?

What Are the Most Popular Plastic Surgeries in Sarasota?

A Sarasota surgeon tell us what types of work people are having done.

12/02/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Ascend into Astrology

How Tonight's Full Moon in Taurus Will Affect Your Star Sign

Local astrologer Suzanne Gerber shares how each sign will experience change with relationships and personal security.

11/19/2021 By Dedriana Perry

Your Health Questions Answered

How Can We Stay Healthy and Safe This Holiday Season?

A Sarasota physician provides holiday health tips in the midst of flu season and Covid-19 concerns.

11/17/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Your Health Questions Answered

What Are Some Common Myths About Alzheimer's Disease?

November is National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month. Here are what researchers say are the top five myths about living with the disease.

11/10/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Your Health Questions Answered

How Can We Practice Gratitude This November?

Here are some tips from a Sarasota school psychologist Tara Motzenbecker on the ways you can practice gratitude this month—and all year long.

11/03/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Your Health Questions Answered

How to Keep Your Teeth Healthy During Halloween Season

With Halloween season comes lots of sugar, which is delicious—but it can wreak havoc on your teeth and gums. Here are some healthy habits to keep in mind as you snack.

10/27/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Your Health Questions Answered

What is Sleep Hygiene, and How Can We Improve Our Own?

Sleep hygiene promotes better sleep through an ideal bedroom environment and daily routines. A Sarasota specialist offers some background and tips.

10/20/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Good Vibrations

Can Sound Healing (Yes, Sound Healing) Cure What Ails You?

Kelly Gonzalez Palladino opened Mystical Oasis in Sarasota to share the power of sound with others.

10/19/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Fit Fam

Meet Three of Our Town's Favorite Workout Instructors

Three great instructors, three different ways to get healthy.

10/11/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Your Health Questions Answered

What Is Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth and Why Is Everyone Talking About It?

A Sarasota gastroenterologist explains what Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth, or SIBO, is, and how it's treated.

10/06/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Sweat It Out

New Sauna Franchise is Coming to Sarasota

Sweat it out with a new approach to a centuries-old practice with an infrared sauna experience.

10/01/2021 By Staff