Fast Track

Florida Digestive Health Specialists Names New Partner

Dr. Ronald Andari is a board-certified gastroenterologist with specialized training in endoscopic procedures.

09/30/2021 By Staff

The Pandemic

Sarasota Memorial Hospital, Doctors Hospital Update Visiting Hours

The move comes as Covid-19 cases are declining locally.

09/30/2021 By Staff

Openings

Tidewell Family Grief Center Opens in Ellenton

The center provides holistic grief support for individuals, families and the community.

09/29/2021 By Staff

How We've Changed

Thanks to Covid, We're Talking About Our Mental Health More

And it's young people who are leading the way.

09/29/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Your Health Questions Answered

How Does Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Relieve Depression?

Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) is an FDA-approved treatment for depression. A Sarasosta psychiatrist explains how it works.

09/29/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Race for the prize

Sarasota Brewery Hosts Running Club With Ice-Cold Rewards

Big Top Brewing Company is home to a running club that meets at 6 p.m. every Monday.

09/27/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Science

Sarasota Department of Health Receives Funding to Address Dementia on Local Level

The health department will lead implementation of public health action on dementia.

09/23/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

Doctors Hospital Names New COO

Keisha Bickham will oversee several key departments, facilities, and new projects for the hospital.

09/22/2021 By Staff

Health News

Alzheimer’s Association Introduces ‘Lunch Time Learning’ Series for Caregivers

Two programs will help families navigate caregiving for loved ones with dementia.

09/21/2021 By Staff

Appointments

Gov. Ron DeSantis Names Dr. Joseph A. Ladapo Florida Surgeon General

Ladapo, a UF professor, has publicly questioned the efficacy of Covid-19 vaccines and supported the use of hydroxychloroquine as a treatment for Covid.

09/21/2021 By Staff

Break a sweat

New Outdoor Fitness Class Will Have You Training Like a Gladiator

The free series starts this Saturday and continues weekly through mid-December.

09/20/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Innovations

Sarasota Design Firm Launches Negative Pressure ULPA Filtration System

The portable system turn can any emergency or non-emergency healthcare setting into a negative pressure isolation environment.

09/16/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

Sarasota Company Welcomes Former Surgeon General as Healthcare Advisor

Dr. Jerome Adams served as surgeon general from 2017-2021.

09/16/2021 By Staff

Grief, Interrupted

How to Help Someone Grieving a Covid Death

Chances are you know people who have lost loved ones to Covid. Here are some ways to help them navigate the emotional aftermath.

09/16/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Your Health Questions Answered

How Does Sunlight Improve Your Mood?

In Florida, we get sunshine all year. But how does this everlasting summer have a positive impact on our mental health? Two local therapists tell us.

09/15/2021 By Allison Forsyth

The Pandemic

La Primavera Supermarket to Host Covid-19 Vaccine Clinic Saturday

The event will be held from 11 a.m.-3 p.m.; first and second doses of the Pfizer vaccine will be available.

09/09/2021 By Staff

Health News

Omeza Receives FDA Clearance for Omeza Collagen Matrix

When applied to a wound surface, the matrix is naturally incorporated into the wound over time.

09/08/2021 By Staff

Education

Despite DeSantis Appeal, Judge Rules School Mask Mandates Can Continue

In addition to allowing school districts to require masks, Judge John Cooper's decision ends the state's sanctions against 13 districts, including Sarasota County, that previously enacted mandates.

09/08/2021 By Megan McDonald

Your Health Questions Answered

Why Do We Stretch Involuntarily?

After a good night's sleep, or spending too much time at your desk, you may find yourself stretching without even trying. Here's why we do it.

09/08/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Cannabis

Columbia Care to Rebrand as Cannabist in Florida

Cannabist says it will serve as an intersection for medical and recreational cannabis users.

09/02/2021 By Staff