Sporting Life

Sarasota is a Hub for Recreational and Amateur Sports

“Tampa has professional sports. But for recreational and amateur sports, it’s hard to beat what’s going on in Sarasota.”

02/04/2019 By David Hackett

Top Stories

Back from the Brink

Stroke Care Has a New, Game-Changing Procedure

SMH is treating major, life-threatening strokes with a minimally invasive technique called thrombectomy.

02/04/2019 By Hannah Wallace

Think Plastic

These Cosmetic Procedures Can Take the Years Away

People young and old are embracing a wide range of procedures. Here are a few of the most popular.

02/04/2019 By Su Byron

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Arts & Entertainment

Sporting Life

Sarasota is a Hub for Recreational and Amateur Sports

“Tampa has professional sports. But for recreational and amateur sports, it’s hard to beat what’s going on in Sarasota.”

02/04/2019 By David Hackett

Health & Fitness

Back from the Brink

Stroke Care Has a New, Game-Changing Procedure

SMH is treating major, life-threatening strokes with a minimally invasive technique called thrombectomy.

02/04/2019 By Hannah Wallace

Think Plastic

These Cosmetic Procedures Can Take the Years Away

People young and old are embracing a wide range of procedures. Here are a few of the most popular.

02/04/2019 By Su Byron

Fountains of Youth

Want to Look and Feel Great Forever? Follow These Five Tips for Youthful Aging

Keep moving, stretch your soul, protect your skin, get your shut-eye and focus on balance.

02/04/2019 By Ilene Denton

Lean on Me

Finally, LGBTQ Seniors Have Support for Aging Issues

In Sarasota County, where more than a third of the population is 65 and older, the demand for services for the aging is high. But it’s a crisis for LGBTQ adults in their 70s, 80s and 90s.

02/04/2019 By Ilene Denton

Buzzed

All About Beekeeping From Alma Johnson at Sarasota Honey Co.

It’s a labor of love for Johnson, who affectionately refers to the bees as her “little girls.”

02/04/2019 By Megan McDonald

Safe Sleep

Smitten Bassinet Boxes Help Babies Sleep Safely

“Parenthood is hard. We want to make it as easy as possible.”

02/04/2019 By Megan McDonald

Super Sunscreens

Five Doctor-Approved Sunscreens

The latest sunscreens not only protect, but also improve our skin.

02/04/2019 By Heather Dunhill

Trials and Vials

Testing, Testing: Sarasota is a Hub for Clinical Trials

More than 600 clinical studies are underway in Sarasota.

02/04/2019 By Hannah Wallace

To the Dogs

Service, Support and Therapy Canines Go Everywhere—But Not Everyone is Happy

It’s almost impossible to determine how many dogs have these labels because no government agency at the federal, state or local level licenses them for support or therapy. But the trend is undeniable.

02/04/2019 By David Hackett

Healthy Beginnings

First 1000 Days Sarasota County Gives Hope to Moms and Babies

The care their children receive during their first 1,000 days will go a long way toward determining the trajectory of their lives.

02/04/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

The Vegan Way

Nine Great Vegan Lunches

Local restaurants where eating vegan is a treat.

02/04/2019 By Isaac Eger

News & City Life

"It's Not Rocket Science"

'High Priestess of Health' Jane Brody Shares Seven Tips for Living Well

"I don’t believe in deprivation or diets because diets are something you go on and off of. You have to adopt a lifestyle."

02/04/2019 By Kay Kipling