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

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

Your Health Questions Answered

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

Your Health Questions Answered

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

Your Health Questions Answered

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

Cheers for Tears

Dry Eyes Have Intensified in Lockdown

All that time spent staring at our screens causes a 50 percent or higher reduction in your blink rate.

10/07/2020 By Hannah Wallace

Time to Unplug

Five Simple Ways to Reduce Stress Right Now

When you think you don’t have time for self-care, remember what Mr. Rogers said: “Feeling good about ourselves is essential in our being able to love others.”

10/07/2020 By Heather Dunhill

Mental Health

September Is Suicide Prevention Month

In August, the CDC released data that revealed that one in four young adults had considered suicide because of the pandemic. Local organizations are taking action.

09/08/2020 By Hannah Wallace

Self Care

How Six Sarasotans Are Taking Care of Themselves Right Now

From exercising to baking to reading, here's how they're coping with the effects of the pandemic.

09/02/2020 By Heather Dunhill

Grand reopening

Newtown Farmer's Market Reopens This Week

After being shut down because of the Covid-19 pandemic, the market will return on Friday and Saturday with new social distancing rules in place.

08/17/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Self-Care

Behavior Analyst Kabrena Williams on Self-Care for Special Needs Caregivers

“I’m here to hold you accountable for scheduling non-negotiable me time,” Williams says.

08/14/2020 By Heather Dunhill

Fitness

How to Stay Fit in the Zombie Apocalypse (And Other Virtual Lockdown Workouts)

Like everything else in 2020, workouts have had to undergo some adjustments.

08/11/2020 By Hannah Wallace

Eat better, do better

Psychiatrist and Author Launches New Video Series on Nutrition and Brain Health

Dr. Uma Naidoo is the author of the new book This Is Your Brain on Food: An Indispensable Guide to the Surprising Foods That Fight Depression, PTSD, ADHD, Anxiety, OCD, and More.

07/31/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker