Body & Wellness

Your Health Questions Answered

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month. How Can We Keep Our Skin Safe?

From sunscreen to seeking shade, here are some best practices.

05/24/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Mental Moves

The Country's Young People Are Facing a Mental Health Crisis. Here's How a Local Organization Is Helping.

The program called Youth Move Suncoast opened in January and is led by youth, for youth ages 14-29. Weekly support groups, outings and mindfulness classes are held online and in person at NAMI Sarasota-Manatee's locations.

05/19/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Sea Bee Dee

Siesta Key Sea Bee Dee Sells Handmade CBD Products

Katie Starling is the owner of Siesta Key Sea Bee Dee, where she makes CBD and legal cannabis products and sells them at Sarasota markets.

05/19/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Your Health Questions Answered

What Are Some Natural Alternatives to Painkillers?

Next time you need relief, try one of these options.

05/18/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Plantiful

The Health Benefits of Owning Houseplants

Turns out your indoor jungle is not just for looks, but for your health, too. Parrish's Fancy Leaf Plant Co. owner Libby Bolles shares why.

04/29/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Gotta Blame It on My Juice

Where to Find Great Juice in Sarasota

Eight shops making fresh, healthy and tasty juices.

04/29/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Your Health Questions Answered

What Exactly Is Precision Medicine?

Nurse practitioner Sarah Luce at Good Medicine in Bradenton shares insight about this individualized medical model, using genetic testing and holistic practices.

04/13/2022 By Allison Forsyth

The Courts

Legal Aid of Manasota Starts New Program to Help Transgender People Change Their Names

The free program helps transgender adults and youth change their name and gender marker on important documents.

03/24/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Your Health Questions Answered

Does Powder Sunscreen Actually Work?

Powder sunscreen is all the rage in skincare right now, but does it actually work? A local dermatologist tells us how and when to apply and which brands are the best.

03/23/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Stress Relief

An Art Therapist Shares Five Stress-Relief Exercises You Can Try At Home

Shaw owns Create Flow Heal in downtown Bradenton, where she teaches clients how to relieve stress, anxiety and depression through making art.

03/22/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Mental Health

How Can Culture Change to Accommodate Mental Health In the Pandemic?

Dr. Yidong Gong shared ways culture and mental health intersect, and some ways our culture can positively change to break stigma.

03/21/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Your Health Questions Answered

Where Can You Get Medical Marijuana in Sarasota?

Find CBD- and THC-infused products at these local dispensaries. Plus: details on how to obtain your medical card.

03/16/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Taste the Rainbow

A New Bradenton Shop Specializes in Nutritious, Brightly Colored Drinks

The shop was opened last year by Joe and Filiz McNamara.

03/14/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Grants

Goodwill Manasota Receives Grant for Tobacco Cessation

As part of the agreement, starting in April, Goodwill will offer monthly tobacco cessation groups at three locations and virtually.

03/11/2022 By Staff

Mind Bend

Five Upcoming Yoga Classes Where You Can Bend Your Mind and Body

Enjoy yoga with cute animals, a relaxing meditation or a class at the iconic Umbrella House in Lido Shores.

03/11/2022 By Samantha Lane

Your Health Questions Answered

Are You 'Sober Curious'?

This movement arose last year and involves reducing alcoholic intake for the health and mental benefits.

03/09/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Your Health Questions Answered

What's the Best Way to Soothe Chapped Lips?

Warmer weather is upon us—but chapped lips from what’s left of the drier winter air can be painful. Here are some treatments to try.

02/23/2022 By Allison Forsyth

sweet sweat

Circle the Sun Fitness, a New 24-Hour Gym, Is Headed to Sarasota

Key Fitch and Antoine Claude are partnering to Circle the Sun Fitness in the old YouFit space on Lockwood Ridge Road.

02/17/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Your Health Questions Answered

Pro Tips for Keeping Kids' Smiles Healthy

How to keep your kids' smiles healthy, plus information about the recently passed Ensuring Lasting Smiles Act.

02/09/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Your Health Questions Answered

How Can Runners Avoid Plantar Fasciitis?

Running experts at Fit2Run in downtown Sarasota share their tips for healing plantar fasciitis, plus ways to prevent it.

02/02/2022 By Allison Forsyth