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What Are the Best Self-Tanning Beauty Products?

These picks will leave your skin glowing.

01/12/2022 By Allison Forsyth

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What Diet Trends Will Be Popular in 2022?

We looked up Florida's most Googled diets. Are they legit? Or simply fads?

01/05/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Covid-19 Update

Covid-19 Cases Increased More Than 200 Percent in Sarasota-Manatee Last Week

And Florida saw a 300 percent increase in positive cases during the week of Dec. 17 to 23.

12/29/2021 By Allison Forsyth

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We Live in Florida. Do We Still Need to Worry About Our Vitamin D Levels?

Around the world, about 1 billion people are vitamin D deficient, and they are found in both sunny and rainy climates.

12/15/2021 By Allison Forsyth

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How Long Are You Contagious After Having the Flu?

A local infectious disease specialist answers our many questions about the flu.

12/08/2021 By Allison Forsyth

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Is it Safe to Reheat Those Holiday Leftovers in the Microwave?

'Tis the season of feasts. With feasts come leftovers—and yep, the microwave is still the best way to reheat.

12/01/2021 By Allison Forsyth

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What Are Some Common Myths About Alzheimer's Disease?

November is National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month. Here are what researchers say are the top five myths about living with the disease.

11/10/2021 By Allison Forsyth

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How Can We Practice Gratitude This November?

Here are some tips from a Sarasota school psychologist Tara Motzenbecker on the ways you can practice gratitude this month—and all year long.

11/03/2021 By Allison Forsyth

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How to Keep Your Teeth Healthy During Halloween Season

With Halloween season comes lots of sugar, which is delicious—but it can wreak havoc on your teeth and gums. Here are some healthy habits to keep in mind as you snack.

10/27/2021 By Allison Forsyth

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What is Sleep Hygiene, and How Can We Improve Our Own?

Sleep hygiene promotes better sleep through an ideal bedroom environment and daily routines. A Sarasota specialist offers some background and tips.

10/20/2021 By Allison Forsyth

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What Is Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth and Why Is Everyone Talking About It?

A Sarasota gastroenterologist explains what Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth, or SIBO, is, and how it's treated.

10/06/2021 By Allison Forsyth

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How Does Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Relieve Depression?

Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) is an FDA-approved treatment for depression. A Sarasosta psychiatrist explains how it works.

09/29/2021 By Allison Forsyth

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How Does Covid-19 Affect Your Heart?

We know the virus has short-term effects on cardiovascular health, but are there any long-term effects we should worry about? A Sarasota cardiologist chimes in.

09/22/2021 By Allison Forsyth

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How Does Sunlight Improve Your Mood?

In Florida, we get sunshine all year. But how does this everlasting summer have a positive impact on our mental health? Two local therapists tell us.

09/15/2021 By Allison Forsyth

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Why Do We Stretch Involuntarily?

After a good night's sleep, or spending too much time at your desk, you may find yourself stretching without even trying. Here's why we do it.

09/08/2021 By Allison Forsyth

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Two Sarasota Nutritionists on Why Probiotics Are So Good For Us

Probiotics are live bacteria that can boost gut health, brain function and immunity. Mikka Knapp and Nora Clemens break them down for us.

09/01/2021 By Allison Forsyth

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Are Metal Water Bottles Healthier for You?

Single-use plastic water bottles can have a negative impact on your health and the environment. Here are some metal brands we recommend for all your hydration needs.

08/25/2021 By Allison Forsyth

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What Exactly Is Everesting?

The cycling challenge gained popularity during Covid-19 lockdowns, but it's still being tackled by amateurs and pros. Here's how to get started.

08/18/2021 By Allison Forsyth

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What Are the Benefits of Eating Seasonal Produce?

Alyson Noune of Jessica's Organic Farm weighs in.

08/11/2021 By Allison Forsyth

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Can We Keep Our Home and Office Air Clean During Covid-19?

Bradenton allergist shares tips on how to keep air quality clean and prevent viruses and allergens from traveling in the air of your home and office space.

08/04/2021 By Allison Forsyth