Fast Track

Family Medicine Doctor Joins Gulf Coast Medical Group

Dr. David Taing is board-certified in family medicine and fellowship-trained in sports medicine.

08/06/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

Gastroenterology Network Adds New Physician to Sarasota Teams

Dr. David Schwimmer's specialties are the diagnosis, care and treatment of functional digestive disorders as well as immunological diseases of the gastrointestinal tract.

07/31/2020 By Staff

Health News

SMH Named a 'Standout' Hospital by U.S. News & World Report

The hospital was also recognized for its high performance in caring for Medicare patients.

07/28/2020 By Staff

COVID-19

How to Handle COVID-19 at Home

Most of us will quarantine at home when we're infected. Sarasota Memorial Hospital doctors offer tips for equipment and people to have on hand.

07/28/2020 By Hannah Wallace

Health News

Lakewood Ranch Medical Center Named a 'Best Maternity Hospital'

The list—compiled by Newsweek in partnership with Leapfrog—includes 231 hospitals across 36 states.

07/27/2020 By Staff

Health News

Sarasota Memorial Radiation Oncology Center Opens Aug. 3

The opening of the $27 million center also marks the completion of the first phase of SMH's Cancer Institute.

07/22/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

Local Research Institute Hires New Sub-Investigator

Delani Lima performs clinical evaluations, reviews test results and counsels lifestyle modifications for study subjects.

07/09/2020 By Staff

Grants

Tidewell Receives Nearly $38,000 in Grants for Family Grief and Bereavement Program

The funds support Tidewell's Blue Butterfly Family Grief Center, an evidence-based program that helps grieving children, teens and caregivers.

07/02/2020 By Staff

Coronavirus

SMH Reports All-Time High in COVID-19-Positive Patients

Hospital leadership adds that there has been a noticeable increase in younger people getting the virus from community spread.

07/01/2020 By Staff

Health

Sarasota Memorial, Doctors Hospitals Named to '100 Top Hospitals' List

Both healthcare systems were chosen from 3,134 hospitals across the country.

06/30/2020 By Staff

Fitness

Row House, a Boutique Rowing Studio, Opens in Sarasota

The new studio offers low-impact, high-energy workouts centered on the rowing machine, or ergometer.

06/18/2020 By Staff

Awards

Lakewood Ranch Wound Center Recognized with National Award

The Center of Distinction award recognizes medical centers that achieve outstanding clinical outcomes for 12 consecutive months.

06/17/2020 By Staff

Development

Lakewood Ranch Medical Center to Renovate Women’s Center

The center is expected to be completed in early 2021.

06/10/2020 By Staff

Inhale, Exhale

Local Doctors Share Top Tips for De-Stressing

Feeling stressed? Take a deep breath and try one of these go-to solutions from local health care providers.

06/09/2020 By Staff

Coronavirus

Sarasota Memorial Hospital Relaxes Some Visitor Restrictions

However, visiting guidelines are still in place.

06/08/2020 By Staff

Health scare

Fundraising Dinners Will Help Local Chef With Lung and Brain Cancer

To help Lila's Arthur Lopes recover, friends have organized a GoFundMe campaign and the restaurant is planning two special meals to raise money.

06/08/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Grants

Centerstone Receives $4 Million Grant to Improve Community Health Care

The grant will enable Centerstone’s outpatient facility on Sixth Avenue West in Bradenton to become a Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic.

06/02/2020 By Staff

First Person

'They Almost Lost Me Three Times': A COVID-19 Patient Shares His Story

Steve Hefler was hospitalized for 49 days after contracting the coronavirus.

05/22/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Fantastic Voyage

Drive-By Graduation Celebration Will Honor Teen Health Educators

The Healthy Teens Coalition of Manatee County is celebrating student volunteers next week.

05/21/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Article

Readers’ Choice: Best Home Health Care

Trust these reader-approved services to keep your loved ones safe and healthy.

05/20/2020