Health & Fitness

BodyBar

New Pilates Bar To Open at Waterside Tomorrow

BodyBar Pilates will host a ribbon cutting grand opening on Wednesday, April 20 at 11:30 a.m.

04/19/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Your Health Questions Answered

What Exactly Is Precision Medicine?

Nurse practitioner Sarah Luce at Good Medicine in Bradenton shares insight about this individualized medical model, using genetic testing and holistic practices.

04/13/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Eggheads

Half a Dozen Facts About Eggs That Might Surprise You

Tim Clark from Grove Ladder Farm in Arcadia shares a half dozen egg-related factoids.

04/13/2022 By Chloé Cuyler

The Pandemic

Here's What to Expect When Getting Your Second Covid-19 Booster

Sarasota residents who've already gotten it share their experience.

04/13/2022 By Samantha Lane

Let's Get Crackin'

Where to Find Farm-Fresh Eggs in Sarasota

Check out these seven local farms where you can find fresh, pastured and organic eggs.

04/12/2022 By Chloé Cuyler

Super Food

41 Smoothie Co. Opens in Palmetto

The shop sells açaí bowls, smoothies and a special Blue Wave Bowl made out of banana, mango and a blue superfood.

04/08/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Your Health Questions Answered

What Is Heart Failure and Can it Be Treated?

Dr. Chippy Nalluri from Heart Specialists Sarasota shares her insight into new drugs and guidelines for those suffering from heart failure.

04/06/2022 By Allison Forsyth

The Pandemic

A Second Covid-19 Booster is Now Available to Those Age 50 and Older

On Tuesday, March 29, the FDA approved a second Covid-19 booster of Pfizer and Moderna vaccines for people age 50 and older. Here's where to get it in Sarasota.

03/30/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Your Health Questions Answered

What is the Carnivore Diet? And Is it Good for You?

It's not just for animals or reality TV survivalists. The meat-only diet has been adopted by many fitness junkies looking to bulk up and increase protein intake.

03/30/2022 By Allison Forsyth

The Courts

Legal Aid of Manasota Starts New Program to Help Transgender People Change Their Names

The free program helps transgender adults and youth change their name and gender marker on important documents.

03/24/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Your Health Questions Answered

Does Powder Sunscreen Actually Work?

Powder sunscreen is all the rage in skincare right now, but does it actually work? A local dermatologist tells us how and when to apply and which brands are the best.

03/23/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Stress Relief

An Art Therapist Shares Five Stress-Relief Exercises You Can Try At Home

Shaw owns Create Flow Heal in downtown Bradenton, where she teaches clients how to relieve stress, anxiety and depression through making art.

03/22/2022 By Allison Forsyth

The Pandemic

Where to Get Pfizer's Covid Drug in Sarasota-Manatee

The antiviral drug made by Pfizer called Paxlovid is available by prescription only and can get picked up at one of these local pharmacies.

03/21/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Mental Health

How Can Culture Change to Accommodate Mental Health In the Pandemic?

Dr. Yidong Gong shared ways culture and mental health intersect, and some ways our culture can positively change to break stigma.

03/21/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Covid-19 Update

Do We Need to Worry About the Omicron BA.2 Variant in Sarasota?

B.A.2 is a "stealth" subvariant of Omicron that is more contagious, but vaccines do well against it.

03/17/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Your Health Questions Answered

Where Can You Get Medical Marijuana in Sarasota?

Find CBD- and THC-infused products at these local dispensaries. Plus: details on how to obtain your medical card.

03/16/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Drop Your Jeans

Up Your Workout Ante With a 28-Day Challenge at This Sarasota Gym

Sarasota's P-Fit Studios has a 28-day challenge where you can drop a jean size through weekly workouts, a nutrition plan and motivating Facebook group.

03/15/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Taste the Rainbow

A New Bradenton Shop Specializes in Nutritious, Brightly Colored Drinks

The shop was opened last year by Joe and Filiz McNamara.

03/14/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Get Your Green On

Seven Green Fashion Picks You Can Wear on St. Patrick's Day and Beyond

Our favorite green items from Bows and Arrows Boutique, Lotus Boutique, T. Georgianos and other local stores.

03/14/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Grants

Goodwill Manasota Receives Grant for Tobacco Cessation

As part of the agreement, starting in April, Goodwill will offer monthly tobacco cessation groups at three locations and virtually.

03/11/2022 By Staff