Summer Olympics

What's the Deal With Olympians and Cupping?

A Sarasota-based Olympic physician explains the treatment we've been seeing at this year's Games.

08/12/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Eat Your Veggies

5 Ways to Kickstart a Healthy School Year

Sarasota Memorial Hospital dietitian Amanda Kinney shares her five top tips for starting the school year off right for kids and parents.

08/11/2016 By Alaina Upman


Women's Networking Group Meets Aug. 22

The women's networking group Sarasota County - Over 40 Females will host guest speaker Kim Burns for a presentation titled "Drop and Give Me Zen."

08/08/2016 Research by staff


Sarasota Gym Celebrates One Year in Business

BeFitSRQ, a Sarasota gym offering one-on-one instruction, will celebrate the one-year anniversary of its grand opening on Thursday, Aug. 11.

08/04/2016 Research by staff

Gentle into the Night

Tidewell Hospice Workers Help People Die Peacefully

You might think working with dying patients would be draining and depressing. Those at Tidewell Hospice say you'd be wrong.

07/29/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Grays' Anatomy

Why Do So Few Elephants Get Cancer?

Genetic studies of Ringling’s herd may provide answers.

07/29/2016 By Tony D'Souza


This Week's Good Deeds

Cataracts surgeries, phone donations and scholarships in this week's rundown of local businesses giving back.

07/28/2016 Research by staff


Hospital Earns Five-Star Federal Rating

Sarasota Memorial Health Care System recently earned a five-star rating from the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services for overall quality and safety.

07/28/2016 Research by staff

Diet Diary

How to Eat Healthy as a Food Writer

Chef Judi shares a personal story about her ongoing weight loss journey.

07/27/2016 By Judi Gallagher


Community Haven Announces New Name

The Board of Directors of the Community Haven for Adults and Children with Disabilities recently announced a new name for the organization: The Haven.

07/27/2016 Research by staff

Health care

Grant Intended to Help Develop Local Health and Life Sciences Industry

The Economic Development Corporation of Sarasota County was recently awarded a $25,000 grant by the Gulf Coast Community Foundation to foster and nurture the development of the region’s health and life sciences sector.

07/26/2016 Research by staff

Health care

Buchanan Asks for Federal Money to Fight Heroin Abuse

Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Sarasota, asked federal officials on Monday for immediate aid to confront the region's recent surge of heroin-related overdoses.

07/25/2016 Research by staff


This Week's Good Deeds

A converted school bus, STEM programs, nursing skills mannequins and more in this week's list of businesses giving back.

07/21/2016 Research by staff


State College Earns 'Healthy Business' Certification

Health Links recently designated State College of Florida as a Healthy Business Certified Leader.

07/21/2016 Research by staff

New hires

Community Haven Names New President

The Board of Directors of Community Haven for Adults and Children with Disabilities in May promoted the organization's vice president of operations, Brad Jones, to president and CEO.

07/19/2016 Research by staff

New hires

Loveland Center Hires One, Promotes Two

Venice's Loveland Center recently hired a new staffer and promoted two others.

07/15/2016 Research by staff

New hires

Plastic Surgeon Joins Riverchase Team

Dr. Matthew Bonanno, a board-certified plastic surgeon, recently joined the surgical team at Riverchase Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery.

07/13/2016 Research by staff


Oaks Club Breaks Ground on Fitness Center

Osprey's Oaks Club recently broke ground to begin construction of the club’s new 7,500-square-foot fitness and wellness center.

07/12/2016 Research by staff


This Week's Good Deeds

Middle school literacy volunteers, grants for parenting education and conservation, and other examples of locals giving back.

07/07/2016 Research by staff

Big Deals

Dental Office Sold

The Illinois-based company Professional Resource Development, Inc., recently purchased a one-story medial professional building for $800,000.

06/28/2016 Research by staff