Health Care

Physician Tests New Use for Spinal Cord Stimulators

An interventional pain management specialist at Coastal Orthopedics Sports Medicine & Pain Management is participating in a new study examining the effectiveness of spinal cord stimulators in treating neck and upper extremity pain.

04/07/2017 By staff

Giving

This Week's Good Deeds

Caribbean-themed fundraisers, new support for individuals with criminal histories and several donations in this week's roundup of locals giving back.

04/06/2017 By staff

Technology

Biotech Executive Named One of Florida's 'Faces of Technology'

Dr. Robert Sambursky, president and CEO of Sarasota's RPS Diagnostics, was recently honored by the Florida High Tech Corridor.

04/06/2017 By staff

Data

Florida Ranked the 13th Most 'Stressed' State

The ranking is based on stress levels related to work, money, family, health and safety.

04/04/2017 By staff

Giving

This Week's Good Deeds

Mission trips and recognitions for veterans in this week's roundup of locals giving back.

03/30/2017 By staff

New hires

Blood Bank Names New Chief of Lab Services

Rei Lopez was recently appointed chief of laboratory services for SunCoast Blood Bank.

03/30/2017 Photography by staff

Health care

County Ranks Highly in State Health Rankings

Sarasota County was recently ranked third in health outcomes and second in health factors in the state of Florida in a new listing released by the University of Wisconsin and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

03/29/2017 By staff

Health care

Dermatology Practice Offers New Treatments

SkinSmart Dermatology, a medical and cosmetic dermatology practice, recently began offering new cosmetic facial filler products for the treatment of nasolabial folds, or “laugh lines."

03/27/2017 By staff

Retail

Mall Launches New Series of Weekly Fitness Events

The Mall at University Town Center is launching its new UTC Fab & Fit Club from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Sunday, March 26.

03/22/2017 By staff

Data

Infant Mortality Declines

The infant mortality rate in the United States improved between 2005 and 2014, declining 15 percent, according to new numbers released Tuesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

03/21/2017 By staff

Seniors

Local Initiatives Featured at Aging in America Conference

Representatives from The Patterson Foundation and its partners are in Chicago this week, presenting information about local aging initiatives to more than 3,000 experts convening for the 2017 Aging in America Conference.

03/20/2017 By staff

Giving

This Week's Good Deeds

Several donations, free meals for students on spring break and much more in this week's roundup of locals giving back.

03/16/2017 By staff

Medicine

Sarasota Hosting Ear, Nose and Throat Conference

The Minimally Invasive ENT/Open Forum 2017 medical education conference runs from Thursday, March 16, to Saturday, March 18, at Sarasota's Hyatt Regency.

03/15/2017 By staff

Giving

This Week's Good Deeds

Major donations, support for refugees and big book giveaways in this week's roundup of locals giving back.

03/02/2017 By staff

New hires

Nonprofit Names New Marketing, Database Managers

Venice's Loveland Village, a nonprofit that provides educational, vocational and residential programs for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, recently hired Rebecca Cross and Kellye Jacob.

03/01/2017 By staff

Food

New Honey Shop, Bee Education Center Opens

The Sarasota Honey Company recently opened the Honey Bee Education Center, Nursery, and Honey Shoppe in Sarasota.

02/28/2017 By staff

Marijuana

'Business of Marijuana' to Be Discussed at March Luncheon

"The Business of Marijuana" will be the topic of debate at the next Sarasota Tiger Bay Club luncheon, which takes place on Thursday, March 2.

02/21/2017 By staff

New hires

Retirement Community Picks New Director of Assisted Living

Venice's Village on the Isle recently hired Karla Oliver as its director of assisted living and memory care services.

02/17/2017 By staff

Giving

This Week's Good Deeds

Big donations, fun fundraisers and new grant opportunities in this week's roundup of locals giving back.

02/16/2017 By staff

Appointments

Attorney, Businessman Picked for Retirement Community Board

Attorney Sharon Vander Wulp and businessman Michael Levine were recently elected to the board of trustees at Village on the Isle, a Venice faith-based nonprofit retirement community.

02/16/2017 By staff