Covid-19

Should Kids Still Be Wearing Masks?

Sarasota Memorial Hospital epidemiologist and infectious disease specialist Dr. Manuel Gordillo answers some important questions about masking and vaccination in children.

07/16/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Post-Covid Stress

A Sarasota Cardiologist Shares Her Self-Care Tips

Dr. Chippy Ajithan will speak about her mindful method at Jewish Family and Children's Services' BeyondMe Event on Thursday, July 22, at 6 p.m.

07/14/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Your Health Questions Answered

Are Nonfat Foods Healthier for You?

Foods advertised as non- and low-fat may still be unhealthy due to added sugar and preservatives.

07/14/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Covid-19

I'm Vaccinated. Do I Need to Worry Around the Unvaccinated?

Dr. Manuel Gordillo at Sarasota Memorial Hospital says that vaccinated people should remain careful in certain situations.

07/08/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Your Health Questions Answered

How Do You Find the Perfect Running Shoe?

Fleet Feet Sarasota and Fit2Run offer some fitting suggestions.

07/07/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Eye Health

Could Acupuncture Help Improve Macular Degeneration?

AiZen Healing Center in Sarasota is one of the few practices in Florida offering the alternative treatment.

07/07/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Zero Empty Spaces

Rosemary District Artist Workspace Will Open to the Public Next Week

Zero Empty Spaces seeks to provide affordable studio rental space for artists of all levels.

07/01/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Fuel Up

Cars and Coffee on Cattlemen Brings Together Lovers of Unique Automobiles

The monthly event is hosted by Sarasota's Elite Motor Works.

06/30/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Your Health Questions Answered

What's the Best Way to Stay Hydrated During Summer?

A coach from Tom Brady's TB12 answers our questions about how to beat the heat.

06/30/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Covid-19 Update

Do Sarasota and Manatee Counties Track Coronavirus Variants?

After two Covid-19 deaths in Manatee County, we wondered if health officials traced it to the delta variant, which is 60 percent more contagious than the original strain.

06/24/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Your Health Questions Answered

What's the Difference Between a Headache and a Migraine?

Headaches and migraines plague many of us. Here's how to find the warning signs and difference between the two.

06/23/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Progress Report

Here's an Inside Look At Sarasota Memorial's New Behavioral Healthcare Pavilion

The 96,000-square-foot, 82-bed facility is slated to be complete in October 2023.

06/22/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Spread Love

Sarasota Street Artist Takes His Message Nationwide

Brandon Thrift is a Sarasota native who combines his love of street art and his innate positivity to create lively work downtown and cross-country.

06/21/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Brain Waves

Roskamp Institute Hopes to Administer New FDA-Approved Alzheimer's Drug in Sarasota

The drug, which potentially will be administered at Sarasota's Roskamp Institute, was approved by the FDA on June 7.

06/17/2021 By Allison Forsyth

New Rules

Can Workplaces Legally Require Covid-19 Vaccination?

A Sarasota labor and employment law attorney answers our questions about what employers can require of you when returning to the office.

06/16/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Your Health Questions Answered

Does Coffee Boost Your Metabolism?

Coffee has received mixed reviews from the medical community over the years. Does the stimulating drink have any benefits?

06/16/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Eye Health

New Cataract Lens Technology Offered at Sarasota Practice

Center For Sight is one of three vision centers in the nation offering the new TECNIS Syngery lens, providing fuller vision for cataract surgery patients.

06/10/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Now Open

After a Year of Challenges, Sarasota Attractions Are Getting Back to Normal

Business is bouncing back at some of Sarasota's most popular attractions.

06/10/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Your Health Questions Answered

Can Turmeric Help Your Joints?

The yellow spice contains a compound that helps reduce inflammation and pain.

06/09/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Grass appeal

Volunteers Work to Restore Salt Marsh Habitat at Robinson Preserve

Planting bucketfuls of grass creates habitat for birds and shelter for other types of wildlife.

06/09/2021 By Allison Forsyth