Wrap Star

Wrapped in Love Offers Comfort to Cancer Patients

Karen MacDonald's line of head wraps, ponchos and sleep caps aims to ease cancer patients' discomfort and help raise their spirits.

10/11/2016 By Lana Allen

Health care

New Partner Joins Plastic Surgery Practice

Dr. Robert Hillstrom recently partnered with Dr. Harry Wright in his Sarasota-based facial plastic surgery practice to create Hillstrom Wright Plastic Surgery.

10/10/2016 Research by staff

New hires

Dermatologist Joins Local Practice

Dr. Gregory Polar recently joined Riverchase Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery.

10/07/2016 Research by staff

Just a Little Pin Prick

An Expert Weighs In: Get Your Flu Shot (Really)

"Get your flu shot," says Intercoastal Medical Group's Dr. Philip Rubin. Hannah Wallace finds out why.

10/07/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Health care

Sports Medicine Doctor Joins Orthopedic Practice

Steven Page, M.D., recently joined Sarasota Orthopedic Associates. He has worked as a team physician for the Miami Hurricanes, the Miami Dolphins and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

10/06/2016 Research by staff

Giving

This Week's Good Deeds

Major donations, efforts to help veterans and more in this week's roundup of locals giving back.

10/06/2016 Research by staff

New hires

Child Protection Center Adds Two Full-Time Employees

The organization recently hired Heidi Harman and Jessica Staley.

10/05/2016 Research by staff

Food

Food Delivery Service Expands and Relocates

After outgrowing its previous space, White Picket Produce, Sharyn Vross' organic produce home delivery service, recently relocated to a 1,500-square-foot warehouse in the Northgate area.

10/04/2016 Research by staff

Health care

Hospice House Planned for Lakewood Ranch

Tidewell Hospice, a nonprofit that operates seven hospice houses between Port Charlotte and Ellenton, has announced plans to build and operate a new hospice house in Lakewood Ranch.

10/04/2016 Research by staff

Om

Pineapple Yoga Studio Opens in Burns Court

Claudia Baeza's new yoga studio and boutique has opened in downtown Sarasota.

09/30/2016 By Lana Allen

Deals

New Wellness Center Coming to South Sarasota

Dr. Sera Balderston recently leased 3,000 square feet of medical space in the building at 2206 Jo An Drive, Sarasota.

09/29/2016 Research by staff

Deals

Medical Visualization Company Acquired By Atlanta Tech Company

Sharecare, a digital health management company, announced Thursday that it is acquiring Sarasota's BioLucid.

09/29/2016 Research by staff

Health care

Congress Approves $1.1 Billion to Fight Zika

After months of inaction, Congress on Thursday approved $1.1 billion in federal funding to fight the Zika virus.

09/29/2016 Research by staff

Deals

Chiropractor Leases Space for New Main Street Office

Dr. Jonathan Jones of ChiroStandard recently leased 1,200 square feet of retail space on Sarasota's Main Street.

09/27/2016 Research by staff

Health care

Tennessee Titans Hire Local Orthopedic Consultant

Dr. Daniel Lamar, a sports medicine specialist and orthopedic surgeon with Coastal Orthopedics Sports Medicine & Pain Management, was recently hired as the lead orthopedic consultant for the NFL's Tennessee Titans.

09/22/2016 Research by staff

Deals

Payroll, HR Company Launches New Partnership with Florida Blue

Sarasota's Progressive Employer Management Company recently signed a partnership deal with the health insurance provider Florida Blue.

09/21/2016 Research by staff

Giving

This Week's Good Deeds

Assistance for flood victims and free eyesight screenings in this week's roundup of locals giving back.

09/15/2016 Research by staff

New hires

New Physician Joins Vein Clinic

Dr. Federico Richter recently joined the Vein Center at Bradenton's Erasers & Erasers Body Enhancement Center.

09/15/2016 Research by staff

Walk This Way

Two Sarasota Spots Ranked in List of Top 10 Most Walkable Florida Neighborhoods

The real estate brokerage firm Redfin on Tuesday released its ranking of Florida’s 10 most walkable neighborhoods and Sarasota earned two spots in the listing.

09/14/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Fitness

Downtown YMCA Branch to Close

The Sarasota YMCA's Babe Weiller Branch downtown will close and be consolidated into the Frank G. Berlin, Sr. Branch, located at 1075 S. Euclid Ave., Sarasota.

09/12/2016 Research by staff