Health & Fitness

Your Health Questions Answered

What Are Natural Esthetics?

Two new treatments claim to give you the look of a facelift without invasive surgery or chemical fillers.

06/15/2022 By Allison Forsyth

The Pandemic

Here's What You Need to Know About the Covid Omicron BA.4 and BA.5 Subvariants

Cases linked to these strains have been found in Florida, but not yet in Sarasota-Manatee.

06/14/2022 By Allison Forsyth

The Pandemic

Covid-19 Hospitalizations Are Rising Again in Sarasota-Manatee

On Monday, June 6, Sarasota Memorial Hospital reported treating 68 Covid-19 patients, seven of whom are in the intensive care unit.

06/09/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Your Health Questions Answered

What is the '12-3-30' Treadmill Workout Everyone Is Raving About?

We over the pros and cons of a viral workout with a Sarasota personal trainer.

06/08/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Your Health Questions Answered

How to Quit Smoking

Sarasota Memorial Hospital and Gulfcoast South Area Health Education Center have free classes and nicotine medications that you can take advantage of today.

06/01/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Your Health Questions Answered

May was Skin Cancer Awareness Month. How Can We Still Keep Our Skin Safe?

From sunscreen to seeking shade, here are some best practices.

05/24/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Covid-19

Do Your At-Home Covid-19 Tests Expire?

A Sarasota infectious disease specialist weighs in.

05/24/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Mental Moves

The Country's Young People Are Facing a Mental Health Crisis. Here's How a Local Organization Is Helping.

The program called Youth Move Suncoast opened in January and is led by youth, for youth ages 14-29. Weekly support groups, outings and mindfulness classes are held online and in person at NAMI Sarasota-Manatee's locations.

05/19/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Sea Bee Dee

Siesta Key Sea Bee Dee Sells Handmade CBD Products

Katie Starling is the owner of Siesta Key Sea Bee Dee, where she makes CBD and legal cannabis products and sells them at Sarasota markets.

05/19/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Your Health Questions Answered

What Are Some Natural Alternatives to Painkillers?

Next time you need relief, try one of these options.

05/18/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Workout Win

We Tried an Electrical Muscle Stimulation Workout, and It Was Awesome

Body Reform Fitness, a new gym in downtown Sarasota, is one of the only gyms in Florida offering this workout, which uses electrical impulses and a "super suit."

05/12/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Your Health Questions Answered

Here's Why Your Kids Should Take Swimming Lessons This Summer

May is Drowning Prevention and Water Safety Month. A Sarasota swimming instructor gives us tips.

05/11/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Fit For Funds

This Sarasota Fitness Trainer Is Doing 100 Burpees Per Day For Charity

Raedeke, owner of Fitfillment, LLC, and Camp Gladiator Sarasota, streams her workouts on Instagram, where her followers can donate to her monthly charity of choice.

05/10/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Stay Neutral

A Better Way to Discuss Fitness, Health and Weight

“You can’t determine someone’s health by the shape of their body.”

05/05/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Your Health Questions Answered

Where Have Covid-19 Antibody Treatments Gone?

Why are they gone, and what has replaced them?

05/04/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Plantiful

The Health Benefits of Owning Houseplants

Turns out your indoor jungle is not just for looks, but for your health, too. Parrish's Fancy Leaf Plant Co. owner Libby Bolles shares why.

04/29/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Gotta Blame It on My Juice

Where to Find Great Juice in Sarasota

Eight shops making fresh, healthy and tasty juices.

04/29/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Your Health Questions Answered

It's National Minority Health Month. How Can We Support Communities of Color?

Sarasota's Multicultural Health Institute offers several ways to get involved.

04/27/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Health News

Alzheimer's Association of Florida Hosted Virtual Town Hall Detailing Research Progress

Guests speakers discussed the federal Equity in Neuroscience and Alzheimer's Clinical Trials and the Comprehensive Care for Alzheimer's Act.

04/26/2022 By Allison Forsyth

National Tea Day

The Health Benefits of Tea

A tea expert from Local Tea Company in Sarasota shares different kinds of delicious varieties, along with their health benefits.

04/21/2022 By Samantha Lane