Health care

Nonprofit Opens Coffee Shop-Style Center for Those Affected By Cancer

The Team Tony Cancer Foundation recently unveiled its new Cancer Connection Center at 3562 S. Osprey Ave., Sarasota.

03/29/2019 By Staff

Mental health

Report Puts Annual Cost of Untreated Mental Illness in Sarasota County Children at $86 Million

The study also found that only half of children between ages 8 and 15 with a mental health condition received mental health services.

03/28/2019 By Staff

Health care

Money Will Fund Program to Improve Birth Outcomes Among African-Americans

A Healthy Start Coalition of Sarasota County event in January raised more than $37,000 that will be used to fund the nonprofit's Save My Life program.

03/26/2019 By Staff

Health care

New Headquarters for Medical Sales Company Completed

Halfacre Construction Company recently finished construction on a new 54,667-square-foot corporate headquarters for Mercedes Scientific.

03/26/2019 By Staff

Beyond the tremors

Parkinson's Expert on What the Latest Research Is Telling Us About the Disease

Dr. Stewart Factor will speak at the Neuro Challenge’s Parkinson’s Expo on Saturday, April 13.

03/25/2019 By Hannah Wallace

Health care

Sarasota County Ranked No. 6 in Florida for Health Outcomes

The study examined length of life, quality of life and self‐reported health status.

03/21/2019 By Staff

Health care

Foundation Awards $100,000 Prize for Multiple Sclerosis Research

The Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation recently awarded the money to University of California professor Katerina Akassoglou.

03/15/2019 By Staff

Health care

Lakewood Ranch Picked for Decades-Long Brain Health Study

The Academy for Brain Health and Performance and Massachusetts General Hospital will study brain health in Lakewood Ranch.

03/14/2019 By Staff

Health care

Sarasota Memorial Receives Top Rating From Federal Government

The hospital was the only facility in the region to earn five stars from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.

03/14/2019 By Staff

Health care

Sarasota Memorial Ranked Among Nation's Top 100 Hospitals

The top 100 hospitals were chosen from 2,752 hospitals across the country.

03/05/2019 By Staff

Health care

Ophthalmology Practice to Perform Free Surgeries for 100 Patients in Need

Center for Sight is currently accepting applications for free cataract surgeries through its Mission Cataract program.

03/04/2019 By Staff

Health care

Nonprofit That Helps Mothers and Infants Names New Manager, Associate Executive Director

The Healthy Start Coalition of Sarasota County recently hired Ryan Belak and promoted Sara Olesen.

03/01/2019 By Staff

Health care

Medical Office Adds New Physician Assistant, Physician Liaison

Allure Medical's Lakewood Ranch office recently hired Adriana Naidel and Cayla McCrory.

02/22/2019 By Staff

Health care

Cardiac Care Office Adds New Physician

Heart Rhythm Consultants, P.A., recently hired Dr. Antonio Moretta.

02/13/2019 By Staff

Health care

Hospital Nonprofit Names New Development Director

The Sarasota Memorial Healthcare Foundation recently hired Barbara Evans.

02/12/2019 By Staff

Conferences

USFSM to Host Conference on Opioid Abuse

Manatee County has been especially hard hit by the opioid crisis, with one of the nation’s highest rates of opioid overdose deaths.

02/11/2019 By Staff

Conferences

NeuroChallenge Foundation Announces 2019 Parkinson's Expo in Bradenton

It's the largest Parkinson's event in the U.S.

02/06/2019 By Staff

Back from the Brink

Stroke Care Has a New, Game-Changing Procedure

SMH is treating major, life-threatening strokes with a minimally invasive technique called thrombectomy.

02/04/2019 By Hannah Wallace

Lean on Me

Finally, LGBTQ Seniors Have Support for Aging Issues

In Sarasota County, where more than a third of the population is 65 and older, the demand for services for the aging is high. But it’s a crisis for LGBTQ adults in their 70s, 80s and 90s.

02/04/2019 By Ilene Denton

Safe Sleep

Smitten Bassinet Boxes Help Babies Sleep Safely

“Parenthood is hard. We want to make it as easy as possible.”

02/04/2019 By Megan McDonald