Deep impact

An Early Childhood Development Expert Explains How Trauma and Stress Can Derail a Kid's Life

Mimi Graham is the director of Florida State University’s Center for Prevention & Early Intervention Policy and advises agencies and nonprofits all around the state, including here in Sarasota.

12/19/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Health News

Blake Trauma Center Receives Verification From American College of Surgeons

The verification recognizes the trauma center's dedication to providing care for injured patients.

12/18/2019 By Staff

Legislation

DeSantis, Health and Human Services Secretary Announce Advancement of Prescription Drug Import Plan

The plan aims to lower U.S. prescription drug prices.

12/18/2019 By Staff

Grants

Sarasota Memorial Healthcare Foundation Awards More Than $485,000 in Grants

Five of the eight grants were awarded to Sarasota Memorial Hospital (SMH) for new technology, education and research advancements and equipment upgrades.

12/16/2019 By Staff

Health News

Florida Cancer Specialists Opens New $16 Million Lakewood Ranch Location

The new cancer center features nearly 40 chemotherapy chairs, access to clinical trials and 10 examination rooms.

12/10/2019 By Staff

Gettin' Hygge With It

Five Finds to Up Your Cozy Quotient

We need hygge now more than ever.

12/02/2019 By Heather Dunhill

Müv-ing Up

A Retired Lakewood Ranch Executive Is a Major Player in the Smoking-Hot Cannabis Industry

“We’re real pioneers,” Michael Smullen says, “but we’re just scratching the surface of what this could really look like.”

12/02/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Health News

Lakewood Ranch Medical Center to Host Health and Wellness Expo

The "New Year, New You"-themed event will be held on Jan. 4, 2020, at The Mall at University Town Center.

12/02/2019 By Staff

Horse Whisperers

These Three Pros Help Horses Perform Their Best

Yes, even horses need therapists.

12/02/2019 By Hannah Wallace, Kay Kipling, and Cooper Levey-Baker

Health News

Lakewood Ranch Medical Center Introduces da Vinci Xi Surgical System

The system was designed with the goal of further advancing the technology used in minimally invasive surgery.

11/26/2019 By Staff

Health News

FSU, SMH Launch New Hospice, Palliative Care Fellowship

It is one of only 13 approved sites in Florida.

11/26/2019 By Staff

Health News

'Free Dentistry Day' to Take Place Nov. 23

"Free Dentistry Day" is a day dedicated to providing free dental care to the approximately 108 million Americans without dental insurance.

11/18/2019 By Staff

Brain Health

Lakewood Ranch Brain Health Initiative Exceeds $1.6 Million in Funding

Planning for Phase 2 of the project begins this month.

11/13/2019 By Staff

Forever Jung

C.G. Jung Society of Sarasota to Host Lecture and Workshop Series

Celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, the local Jung society explores themes of creativity, imagination and beyond pioneered by psychiatrist Carl Jung.

11/08/2019 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Health News

Hospitals Receive Fall 2019 Leapfrog Safety Grades

Three local hospitals received an 'A' grade.

11/07/2019 By Staff

Health Report

Groundbreaking Prostate Cancer Trial Taking Place in Sarasota

The treatment, called immunotherapy modulation, involves the injection of a modified cold virus—containing a single gene from the herpes virus—directly into the prostate.

11/07/2019 By Hannah Wallace

Fast Track

Coastal Orthopedics Adds Two New Physicians

Dr. Patrick Denmarkarian is an orthopedic spine surgeon and Dr. R. Stephen Otte is a shoulder, elbow and sports medicine specialist.

11/06/2019 By Staff

Power Up

Four Restaurants With Bowls That Pack a Nutritious Punch

We're bowled over by these offerings.

11/06/2019 By Judi Gallagher

Healthcare

New Medicare Nursing Home Ratings Released

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently released its latest rankings.

10/29/2019 By Hannah Wallace

Sound Wave

Restaurants Are Getting Louder. Not Everyone Loves the Trend

Let's hope restaurant owners are listening.

10/29/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker