Your Health Questions Answered

What Are the Benefits of Robotic Hip Surgery?

Makoplasty hip replacements use a robotic arm that aids surgeons in properly placing implants.

07/21/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Post-Covid Stress

A Sarasota Cardiologist Shares Her Self-Care Tips

Dr. Chippy Ajithan will speak about her mindful method at Jewish Family and Children's Services' BeyondMe Event on Thursday, July 22, at 6 p.m.

07/14/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Eye Health

Could Acupuncture Help Improve Macular Degeneration?

AiZen Healing Center in Sarasota is one of the few practices in Florida offering the alternative treatment.

07/07/2021 By Allison Forsyth

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What's the Difference Between a Headache and a Migraine?

Headaches and migraines plague many of us. Here's how to find the warning signs and difference between the two.

06/23/2021 By Allison Forsyth

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Does Coffee Boost Your Metabolism?

Coffee has received mixed reviews from the medical community over the years. Does the stimulating drink have any benefits?

06/16/2021 By Allison Forsyth

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Can Turmeric Help Your Joints?

The yellow spice contains a compound that helps reduce inflammation and pain.

06/09/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Competitive Edge

Doctor-Athletes Tell Us How They Fuel Their Workouts

“I’m a physician first and then, in my other time, I get to be an athlete.”

05/28/2021 By Susan Burns

Wellness

Should We Eat Like Pro Athletes?

The answer is more complicated than you may think.

05/24/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Your Health Questions Answered

Are Anti-Perspirants Bad for You?

The sweat-wicking products don't have the best reputation. But physicians say they're not harmful.

05/19/2021 By Allison Forsyth

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Why Are Collagen Products So Popular Right Now?

Collagen is a type of protein found naturally in your skin, keeping it youthful and elastic. But can you benefit from the capsules, powders and injectables found on the market today?

04/28/2021 By Allison Forsyth

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Can Microneedling Reduce Fine Lines and Wrinkles?

The Botox alternative uses microscopic needles to promote fast healing and healthier skin.

04/14/2021 By Allison Forsyth

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What's the Best Way to Relieve Anxiety at Home?

Stress and anxiety are on the rise, but there's not always time for professional help. Here are some tips on how to find relief at home.

04/07/2021 By Allison Forsyth

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What Is Laser Bed Therapy?

Physicians are using low-watt lasers to help people suffering from pain and inflammation.

03/31/2021 By Allison Forsyth

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Can Wearing a Mask Relieve Seasonal Allergies?

Tree pollen can float in tiny particles through the air, and wearing a mask might help, say allergists.

03/17/2021 By Allison Forsyth

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What Types of Massage Are Best for Relieving Pain?

Myofascial and lymphatic drainage massage are two types that can help relieve pain and reduce swelling.

03/10/2021 By Allison Forsyth

First Person

Six Local Women Share Their Tips for Aging Well

Hint: it’s all about inner beauty.

03/09/2021 By Heather Dunhill

Go with the flow

'Get Bent' at a Sarasota Couple’s New Yoga Studio

Janine and Joshua Martin opened Get Bent Yoga Studio on Monday. They share some tips on how to meditate at home.

03/05/2021 Photography by Kim Doleatto

Your Health Questions Answered

Can Chiropractic Adjustments Improve Your Health?

The popular alternative treatment can do more than just relieve back pain.

02/24/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Your Health Questions Answered

How Does Blue Light Negatively Affect Sleep Patterns?

Blue light from electronic devices can cause sleeplessness. Here's how to protect your precious shut-eye.

02/17/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Coronavirus

Federal Order Requires Use of Face Coverings on All Sarasota County Area Transit Services

The order applies to all who utilize SCAT's services, including fixed routes, SCAT Plus and the Siesta Key Trolley.

02/10/2021 By Staff