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

Celebrating Nurses

What It's Like Being a Nurse During COVID-19

Behind the scenes with a Sarasota Memorial Hospital nurse.

05/06/2020 With Hannah Wallace

Health

Sarasota Medical Company Launches New Remote Monitoring Service

MiHealth Monitoring is designed to help medical professionals keep an eye on patients with chronic health problems—while also keeping vulnerable patients out of waiting rooms.

04/28/2020 By Staff

Zen Habits

Feel Better: CROP Juice's Karen Odierna Shares Her Top Health Tips

Odierna, a former R.N. and the founder of CROP Juice, gives us her thoughts on herbal remedies, Vitamin D and probiotics.

04/23/2020 By Heather Dunhill

Awards

Venice Regional Earns National Award for Excellence in Wound Healing

Venice Regional Center for Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine provides specialized wound treatments.

04/14/2020 By Staff

Coronavirus

Amid the Pandemic, Lakewood Ranch Livestreams Offer a Dose of Community

With most activities curtailed by COVID-19, Lakewood Ranch residents are finding a new place to get together: online.

04/07/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Q&A

Do Natural Remedies Really Boost Immunity and Protect Us From Viruses?

A Sarasota Memorial Hospital nutritionist answers common questions about natural remedies like vitamin C, zinc, elderberry syrup and more.

04/02/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Zen Habits

Feel Better: Five Yoga Poses to Calm the Nervous System

We asked Pineapple Yoga + Cycling Studio owner Claudia Baeza to share five poses to help balance our bodies and calm our minds. The result? A restorative practice you can do in the comfort of your own home.

03/30/2020 By Heather Dunhill

Exercise Corner

Miss the Gym? Here's a Playlist to Help Get You Motivated to Work Out at Home

Suncoast View's Joey Panek shares his upbeat playlist to get us moving and feeling happy.

03/25/2020 Edited by Susan Burns

Zen Habits

Feel Better: Five Tips For Being Mindful

The growing intensity of the coronavirus crisis has resulted in a lot of stress. Here are five easy ways to feel better in as little as five minutes.

03/25/2020 By Heather Dunhill

Health News

UPDATE: What You Need to Know About Coronavirus in Sarasota-Manatee

Between this week and last, Florida added 6,898 new COVID-19 cases.

03/24/2020 By Megan McDonald

Breaking News

DeSantis Issues Executive Order Prohibiting Elective Medical Procedures

These procedures are defined as "medically unnecessary, non-urgent or non-emergency procedures or surgery which, if delayed, does not place a patient's immediate health, safety or wellbeing at risk."

03/20/2020 By Megan McDonald

Breaking News

Healthcare Foundation Approves More Than $1 Million in Grants to Help Fight COVID-19

Funds will be directed toward the purchase of ventilators, infectious disease testing equipment, cleaning robots and more.

03/20/2020 By Megan McDonald