Breaking News

A Deal Has Been Reached to Keep Sarasota YMCA Fitness Branches Open

The deal will keep both the Berlin and Evalyn Sadlier Jones fitness centers open beyond the previously announced date of September 13, 2019.

08/21/2019 By Staff

New Hires

All Star Children’s Foundation Appoints Clinical Team for Outpatient Treatment Center

Since starting its outpatient clinical program on April 1, All Star has received 92 referrals for children needing trauma therapy.

08/16/2019 By Staff

Unwind

Celebrate National Relaxation Day With These 10 Tips

Yoga instructor Luisella Rossi shares breathing tips and easy exercises we can do at our desks to help us recharge.

08/15/2019 By Hanna Powers

Health

CAN Community Health Announces Youth Initiative

The program is aimed at at-risk youth ages 13-21.

08/13/2019 By Staff

Philanthropy

Tami Erickson to Chair Walk to End Alzheimer’s for Sarasota, Manatee Counties

The Sarasota and Manatee walk will be held Nov. 16 at Nathan Benderson Park.

08/13/2019 By Staff

Life saver

New Workshops Designed to Help Teens and Adults Prevent Suicide

"What are three hours when it comes to saving a life?"

08/12/2019 By Olivia Letts

Have a Heart

Should You Get a Coronary Calcium Scan?

Coronary calcium scans have gained popularity as a way of detecting calcium buildup in the blood vessels of the heart—an early indicator of potential heart disease.

08/08/2019 By Hannah Wallace

Nursing

Local Scholarships Awarded to Help Strengthen Nursing Workforce

Fourteen scholarships were awarded, totaling $50,000.

08/08/2019 By Staff

New Hires

SKY Family YMCA Names New Chief Executive Officer

Gene Jones has more than 29 years of history with the YMCA.

08/05/2019 Photography by Staff

Health

Sarasota Memorial Offers Back-to-School Physicals

Students starting at area public schools for the first time are required to have a school-entry physical.

08/02/2019 Photography by Staff

Awards

Lakewood Ranch Medical Center Receives Mission: Lifeline Gold Achievement Award

LWRMC earned the award by meeting specific criteria and standards of performance for quick and appropriate treatment of heart attack patients.

07/31/2019 By Staff

Health

Sarasota Memorial Makes List of 57 'Standout' Hospitals

The results earned SMH the No. 1 “Best Regional Hospital” ranking in the Sarasota-Bradenton-North Port metropolitan area.

07/30/2019 Photography by Staff

Health

Manatee Neurologist to Speak on Parkinson's and Sleep Issues

Dr. Sanjay Yathiraj's talk is part of the Neuro Challenge Foundation for Parkinson's Distinguished Speaker Series.

07/29/2019 By Staff

Health

Intercoastal Medical Group Introduces New Hematology and Oncology Specialty

Fellowship-trained, board-certified medical oncologist Penny Heinrich, M.D., will be joining Intercoastal to create the new specialty.

07/25/2019 By Staff

Philanthropy

Stock Development Pledges $75,000 to Support Brain Health Initiative

The initiative's goal is to create a multi-disciplinary community of scientists and clinicians who will work with residents of the Lakewood Ranch community to uncover the factors that affect brain health and performance.

07/16/2019 By Staff

Healthcare

Blake Medical Center Welcomes New Chief Nursing Officer

Kimberly Hatchel will be responsible for the overall direction of nursing services, provision of clinical care and program direction for the department of nursing.

07/16/2019 By Staff

Fantasy Fitness

We Tried It: Running With Zombies

"Zombies, Run!" presents an unusual and engaging storytelling approach to a fitness app.

07/16/2019 By Hannah Wallace

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New Documentary Will Cover How Sarasota Influenced the Future of Trauma Therapy

The career of aspiring psychotherapist and New College graduate Rick Doblin is being chronicled by documentary filmmaker Nirvan Mullick.

07/15/2019 By Giulia Heyward

Health

Sarasota Recognized as Health Department of the Year by The National Association of County and City Health Officials

Sarasota County Health and Human Services is a collaboration between the Florida Department of Health in Sarasota and Sarasota County Government.

07/12/2019 By Staff

Health

First Physicians Group Announces New Lakewood Ranch Facility

A grand opening event and ribbon cutting is slated for Friday, July 12.

07/09/2019 By Staff