Your Health Questions Answered

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

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Can Chiropractic Adjustments Improve Your Health?

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

02/24/2021 By Allison Forsyth

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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

Self Care

Five Simple Ways to Ease Your Body and Mind

We've rounded up five products that encourage you to linger in a chill moment a little longer.

02/10/2021 By Heather Dunhill

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What Is a 'Superfood'?

You've heard the term before, but what makes a superfood so super?

02/10/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Face Time

The Pandemic Has Sparked a Boom in Cosmetic Surgery Procedures

“We’re all looking down at the camera. Not many people over the age of 20 can do that and be happy with what they see.”

02/02/2021 By Pam Daniel

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What's the Best Way to Heal Dry Skin?

Florida's constantly changing weather can wreak havoc on your skin. Here's what to look for in a healing product.

01/27/2021 By Allison Forsyth

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Do Weighted Blankets Really Help You Sleep Better?

Doctors say the feeling of pressure on the body can bring a sense of comfort during sleep.

01/06/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Set Your Mind at Ease

Four Everyday Things You Can Do to De-Stress

Our collective stress and anxiety are taking a toll on our mental and physical wellbeing. Try these calming pursuits to help you cope.

01/01/2021 By Ilene Denton

The New Healthy

How to Make 2021 Your Healthiest Year Yet

From enrolling in a Zoom fitness class to consulting with a genetic counselor, we’ve compiled dozens of ways for you to make 2021 your best ever.

12/29/2020 Edited by Cooper Levey-Baker Illustrations by Jordan Kay

Gobble, Gobble

How to Have a Happy, Healthy Thanksgiving

Registered dietician Rebecca Henson shares her tips.

11/25/2020 By Hannah Wallace

Health News

Omeza Launches Second Consumer Product

Omeza Lidocaine Oil is for temporary relief for pain and itching for cuts, scrapes, burns, insect bites and other minor skin irritations.

11/10/2020 By Staff