Education

Tickets to Ringling College Speaker Series Go on Sale Monday

The Ringling College Library Association Town Hall Lecture Series begins Monday, Jan. 22, with former Central Intelligence Agency director John Brennan.

01/02/2018 By staff

Public health

Panel Discussion Covers Opioid Abuse Crisis

The Sarasota Tiger Bay Club's Jan. 4 luncheon will include a panel discussion about the region's opioid abuse crisis.

12/28/2017 By staff

They Still Got Game

Senior Athletes are Redefining Aging

"We’re seeing 85-year-olds run marathons. It’s inspiring what these athletes are doing.”

12/27/2017 By David Hackett

Glam Squad

Tips on Aging Well from Industry Experts

Hair, makeup, fashion and more—we've got tried-and-true tips for looking and feeling great.

12/27/2017 By Ilene Denton

Fountains of Youth

49 Ways to Look and Feel Younger

We’ve scouted out all sorts of ways to refresh and revive your body, mind and soul in our city. Let’s get going.

12/27/2017 By Ilene Denton

Plant Power

Want to Look Great and Live Longer? Eat Plants, Says an Oncologist

Dr. Amber Orman espouses a plant-based diet and suggests avoiding meat and dairy.

12/27/2017 By Pam Daniel

Think Plastic

These Cosmetic Procedures Can Take the Years Away

People of all ages are embracing a wide range of procedures. Here are a few of the most popular.

12/27/2017 By Su Byron

Fountains of Youth

How to Look and Feel Younger

There are plenty of ways to slow down aging right here in town.

12/27/2017 By Ilene Denton

Health care

Two Local Hospitals Receive Top Rating From Federal Government

Sarasota Memorial Hospital and Doctors Hospital of Sarasota both recently received top five-star ratings from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.

12/22/2017 By staff

New hires

Law Firm Adds Attorney Specializing in Medical Malpractice Defense

Walters Levine & Lozano recently hired Michael DiRaimo.

12/21/2017 By staff

Data

American Life Expectancy Drops for Second Straight Year

Life expectancy dropped to 78.6 in 2016, down from 78.8 in 2015 and 78.9 in 2014.

12/21/2017 By staff

Mindful Buying

Valerie Bernhard's Art Guy Workshop is a Labor of Love

A life-threatening medical condition inspired Bernhard to start her line of cotton textiles emblazoned with mindful messages.

12/20/2017 By Heather Dunhill

Nonprofits

Health Care Foundation Hires Two

The Sarasota Memorial Healthcare Foundation recently hired a new prospect research analyst, Elizabeth Connolly, and marketing coordinator, Hillary Terhune.

12/11/2017 By staff

New hires

Nonprofit That Helps Pregnant Women and Infants Names New Manager

The Healthy Start Coalition of Sarasota County, Inc., recently hired Sara Dawson as its contracts, programs and quality assurance manager.

12/11/2017 By staff

Health care

Physicians' Network Adds Two Surgeons

John Nora, M.D., and Russell Novak, M.D., recently joined First Physicians Group.

12/07/2017 By staff

Research

Optometrist Honored for Manuscript on Contact Lenses

Center for Sight's Mary Elizabeth McVey recently received an award from the American Academy of Optometry.

12/07/2017 By staff

Health care

Hospital Nursing Leaders Win Statewide Prizes

Two nursing leaders at Sarasota Memorial Hospital recently won top prizes at the Florida Organization of Nurse Executives Excellence Awards.

12/06/2017 By staff

Health care

Free Nursing Training Program Offered

Tidewell Hospice, the American Red Cross and CareerEdge Funders Collaborative are offering a free certified nursing assistant training program with guaranteed employment.

12/05/2017 By staff

Health care

CVS Buys Health Insurance Company for $69 Billion

The transaction is expected to close in the second half of 2018.

12/04/2017 By staff

Profiles

Tri Sirena Sun Protective Clothing Keeps Triathletes Safe in the Sun

After being diagnosed with stage II melanoma at age 25, triathlete Stefani Schuetz needed to find sun-protective clothing to continue competing. So she made her own.

12/04/2017 By Hannah Wallace