Health care

University of South Florida to Launch New Nursing Program in Sarasota

The University of South Florida will offer a new nursing program at the college's Sarasota-Manatee campus starting this fall.

04/27/2018 By Staff

Health care

New Leader in Behavioral Health Appointed

Sarasota Memorial Health Care System recently named Terry Cassidy executive director of the Bayside Center for Behavioral Health.

04/27/2018 By Staff

Cold Play

We Tried It: Whole-Body Cryotherapy

Resident lab rat Isaac Eger tries a new trend.

04/26/2018 By Isaac Eger

Health care

Nonprofit Grades Hospitals on Patient Safety

Three local hospitals received "A" grades, two received "C" grades and one received a "B."

04/26/2018 By Staff

Health care

Company Begins Offering Mobile Cryotherapy Treatments

Sarasota's Hydr8 Wellness Centers recently opened a new mobile cryotherapy unit offering whole body cryotherapy around the region.

04/25/2018 By Staff

Data

Hospital Named One of the World's Top Workplaces

Sarasota Memorial Health Care System recently became one of just 39 organizations to win Gallup’s global Great Workplace Award.

04/24/2018 By Staff

Health care

New Partnership Aims to Improve Prenatal Care, Early Childhood Services

Thirty-two nonprofits, foundations and health care agencies recently launched a new initiative, First 1,000 Days Sarasota County.

04/23/2018 By Staff

"I'm Ready"

Sarasota Memorial's Nurse Residency Program Aims to Halt a Nursing Crisis

Florida may face an overall shortage of R.N.s as soon as 2025.

04/17/2018 By Hannah Wallace

Deals

Pain Management Practice Buys Venice Medical Office

Port Charlotte's Southwest Florida Pain Center recently purchased a 4,994-square-foot medical office condo.

04/10/2018 By Staff

Health care

New Emergency Medicine Residency Program Approved

The program is intended to draw recently graduated medical students to complete their specialty emergency training in Sarasota.

04/09/2018 By Staff

Skin Love

We Tried It: A Gua Sha Facial Treatment

Elizabeth Thomas brings the ancient Chinese art of gua sha to her Bradenton skincare practice.

04/09/2018 By Megan McDonald

Lose Big

Health Expert Danee Barnett Talks Weight Loss

We talked to Danee Barnett, a local force in healthful weight loss, about her 26-day detox program.

04/06/2018 By Heather Dunhill

Get Buzzed

Sarasota Honey Co. Starts Free Beekeeping Classes

It's a labor of love for beekeeper Alma Johnson.

03/28/2018 By Megan McDonald

Cabbage Queen

Sharon Juraszek Runs a Thriving Sauerkraut Company

Juraszek is an evangelist for the power of cabbage.

03/28/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Medical Marvel

SMH Earns National Accreditation from Commission on Cancer

The hospital has held the accreditation since 1988.

03/22/2018 By Staff

Travel

Airport Adds Lactation Privacy Suites

Sarasota Bradenton International Airport recently installed two lactation suites created by the Vermont company Mamava.

03/16/2018 By Staff

Data

Ranking Puts Sarasota County Among the Healthiest in Florida

Sarasota County ranks as Florida's sixth healthiest county and Manatee County ranks as the state's 17th healthiest county, according to new research.

03/15/2018 By Staff

Clean Queen

Do Natural Deodorants Really Work?

Our beauty editor tried, tested and loved these three organic deodorants.

03/14/2018 By Heather Dunhill

New hires

Dental Company Names New Chief Revenue Officer

Sarasota's Dental Care Alliance recently hired James Nick.

03/13/2018 By Staff

Deals

Mental Health Services Company Acquires Psychiatric Practice

Sarasota's Comprehensive MedPsych Systems recently acquired Dr. Vladimir Einisman’s psychiatric practice.

03/12/2018 By Staff