Fitness

Row House, a Boutique Rowing Studio, Opens in Sarasota

The new studio offers low-impact, high-energy workouts centered on the rowing machine, or ergometer.

06/18/2020 By Staff

Awards

Lakewood Ranch Wound Center Recognized with National Award

The Center of Distinction award recognizes medical centers that achieve outstanding clinical outcomes for 12 consecutive months.

06/17/2020 By Staff

Breathe Easier

Four Easy Ways to Take a Mindfulness Break

Times are tough, to say the least. Here are a few easy ways to calm your worried mind.

06/16/2020 By Heather Dunhill

Development

Lakewood Ranch Medical Center to Renovate Women’s Center

The center is expected to be completed in early 2021.

06/10/2020 By Staff

Inhale, Exhale

Local Doctors Share Top Tips for De-Stressing

Feeling stressed? Take a deep breath and try one of these go-to solutions from local health care providers.

06/09/2020 By Staff

Coronavirus

Sarasota Memorial Hospital Relaxes Some Visitor Restrictions

However, visiting guidelines are still in place.

06/08/2020 By Staff

Health scare

Fundraising Dinners Will Help Local Chef With Lung and Brain Cancer

To help Lila's Arthur Lopes recover, friends have organized a GoFundMe campaign and the restaurant is planning two special meals to raise money.

06/08/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Grants

Centerstone Receives $4 Million Grant to Improve Community Health Care

The grant will enable Centerstone’s outpatient facility on Sixth Avenue West in Bradenton to become a Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic.

06/02/2020 By Staff

Let's get physical, physical

The Exercise Coach Boasts High-Tech Equipment and Personalized Instruction

The newish fitness studio's guiding philosophy is that the most effective way to change the way one's body looks and feels is to increase muscle.

05/27/2020 By Rachel Suwak

The Reopening

Photos: Sarasota Gyms Reopen With New COVID-19 Guidelines in Place

Here's how three local fitness facilities are coping within our new reality.

05/26/2020 Photography by Lauren Pritchard

First Person

'They Almost Lost Me Three Times': A COVID-19 Patient Shares His Story

Steve Hefler was hospitalized for 49 days after contracting the coronavirus.

05/22/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Love in the time of COVID

Professor Offers Tips on Dealing With Relationship Conflict During the Pandemic

Dr. Joanna DeValia recently shared her program "Romantic Competence" through Lakewood Ranch's Brain Health Initiative.

05/21/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Fantastic Voyage

Drive-By Graduation Celebration Will Honor Teen Health Educators

The Healthy Teens Coalition of Manatee County is celebrating student volunteers next week.

05/21/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Article

Readers’ Choice: Best Home Health Care

Trust these reader-approved services to keep your loved ones safe and healthy.

05/20/2020

Mental Health

A Sarasota Social Worker Is Offering Free Virtual Therapy for Essential Workers

Jeffery Frank is one of several therapists who have started a new nonprofit that provides free or reduced-cost therapy sessions to essential workers nationwide.

05/19/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Fast Track

Sarasota Practice Hires Bilingual Gastroenterologist

Dr. Jaime Baquero is a board-certified gastroenterologist with more than 18 years of experience treating digestive health disorders.

05/15/2020 By Staff

Corona Q & A

Ask the Expert: An Infectious Disease Doctor Answers Your Coronavirus Questions

SMH’s infectious disease expert on the “second wave,” wearing a mask and grandparenting.

05/14/2020 By Hannah Wallace

Ask an Allergist

Know Thy Sneezes: The Difference Between Seasonal Allergies and COVID-19

Sarasota allergist Dr. Hugh Windom breaks down the difference between seasonal allergy and coronavirus symptoms. (His answers will make you feel better!)

05/08/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Coronavirus

USF Epidemiologist Provides Sweeping COVID-19 Updates

When asked about a return to “normal time,” Dr. John Sinnott compared the COVID-19 crisis to 9/11: “We will never return to normal after this."

05/07/2020 By Hannah Wallace

Red Tide

Roskamp Institute Receives National Grant for Florida Red Tide Study

The new funding will allow the Florida red tide team at the institute to continue to examine the neurological effects of Florida red tide.

05/06/2020 By Staff