Health & Fitness

Your Health Questions Answered

What to Make With That Leftover Valentine's Day Chocolate

Sarasota nutritionist Mikka Knapp offers suggestions for how to add leftover chocolate to healthy snack recipes.

02/16/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Your Health Questions Answered

Pro Tips for Keeping Kids' Smiles Healthy

How to keep your kids' smiles healthy, plus information about the recently passed Ensuring Lasting Smiles Act.

02/09/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Covid-19 Update

What's the Status of Covid-19 in Sarasota-Manatee Right Now?

Dr. Manuel Gordillo at Sarasota Memorial Hospital shares an update on Covid-19 in Sarasota and Manatee County.

02/08/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Sweet Success

Follow a Bradenton Baker and TikTok Star on Her Fitness Journey

'Fat Girl Fit' details Allison's journey to a healthy lifestyle. She's proving to her followers that skinny does not equal healthy.

02/04/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Your Health Questions Answered

How Can Runners Avoid Plantar Fasciitis?

Running experts at Fit2Run in downtown Sarasota share their tips for healing plantar fasciitis, plus ways to prevent it.

02/02/2022 By Allison Forsyth

The Pandemic

Can Omicron Cause Long Covid?

Omicron is more transmissible than past variants, but it may not cause the same long-term effects.

01/28/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Grants

WBTT Approved by National Endowment for the Arts for American Rescue Plan Grant

The funding will be used to support artistic team salaries.

01/27/2022 By Staff

The Pandemic

Here's Where to Get a Covid Test in Sarasota-Manatee Right Now

What to know about testing wait times, where to get tested and more.

01/26/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Covid-19

Where to Get a Covid Test or Vaccine in Sarasota and Manatee Counties

Bookmark this list of local testing sites, vaccination sites and how to access Covid-related aid, such as rental assistance.

01/26/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Runner's High

Run For a Good Cause This Weekend at Nathan Benderson Park

The race supports survivors of childhood cancer as well as bereaved siblings.

01/25/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Your Health Questions Answered

Which Sarasota Fitness Group Is Right for You?

Looking for fun ways to exercise and meet other Sarasotans? Here are some free and low-cost groups to check out.

01/25/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Shine Bright

How to Choose the Right Crystal for Your Zodiac Sign

Elysian Fields' crystal and gemstone expert Brooke Bertelsen shares her picks for every sign.

01/24/2022 By Samantha Lane

Women in Film

Ringling College Alum Debuts 'Code Red,' a Film About Period Poverty Shot in Sarasota

"Code Red" is about a sixth-grader girl named Karman who gets her period for the first time. The film brings awareness to the scarcity of feminine products provided at schools.

01/20/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Your Health Questions Answered

What Are Some Safe Ways to Incorporate Essential Oils Into Your Routine?

While you can dilute and diffuse these potent potions, they are not recommended for ingestion. Here are some tips for how to safely use them.

01/19/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Your Health Questions Answered

What Are the Best Self-Tanning Beauty Products?

These picks will leave your skin glowing.

01/12/2022 By Allison Forsyth

The Pandemic

SMH: Vast Majority of Local Covid Cases Are Omicron

Infectious disease specialist Dr. Manuel Gordillo updated the public on Sarasota's case numbers, Omicron concerns and the hospital's current status.

01/07/2022 By Allison Forsyth

The pandemic

Is There a Difference Between Omicron and Delta Variant Symptoms?

While both Covid-19 variants cause things like a dry cough, shortness of breath and fatigue, there are some slight differences—here's what to know.

01/06/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Your Health Questions Answered

What Diet Trends Will Be Popular in 2022?

We looked up Florida's most Googled diets. Are they legit? Or simply fads?

01/05/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Forever Fit

Great Gyms Where You Can Get in Tip-Top Shape in 2022

We asked some svelte, sexy and supple locals, who span the gym spectrum, which gyms they think are best. Here's what they said.

01/04/2022 By Isaac Eger

Covid-19 Update

Covid-19 Cases Increased More Than 200 Percent in Sarasota-Manatee Last Week

And Florida saw a 300 percent increase in positive cases during the week of Dec. 17 to 23.

12/29/2021 By Allison Forsyth