Philanthropy

A Life Story Foundation Announces New Business Model in Wake of Covid-19

The foundation will move from fundraising via large-scale events to using digital platforms to create content, awareness and sponsorship opportunities for donors.

08/19/2020 By Staff

Self-Care

Behavior Analyst Kabrena Williams on Self-Care for Special Needs Caregivers

“I’m here to hold you accountable for scheduling non-negotiable me time,” Williams says.

08/14/2020 By Heather Dunhill

Fast Track

Family Medicine Doctor Joins Gulf Coast Medical Group

Dr. David Taing is board-certified in family medicine and fellowship-trained in sports medicine.

08/06/2020 By Staff

Sponsored Content

Brain Tune-Up Helps People Stay Sharp Mentally for a Lifetime

The Center for Brain Health’s Brain Tune-Up is a highly individualized program to help participants prevent cognitive decline and optimize brain health.

06/22/2020

Let's get physical, physical

The Exercise Coach Boasts High-Tech Equipment and Personalized Instruction

The newish fitness studio's guiding philosophy is that the most effective way to change the way one's body looks and feels is to increase muscle.

05/27/2020 By Rachel Suwak

Fantastic Voyage

Drive-By Graduation Celebration Will Honor Teen Health Educators

The Healthy Teens Coalition of Manatee County is celebrating student volunteers next week.

05/21/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Fast Track

Local Research Institute Hires New Leadership

In his new role, Dr. Andrew Ringel will provide clinical and medical support for Florida Research Institute’s studies while ensuring participants receive the highest quality care.

04/01/2020 By Staff

Good Deeds

South Sarasota Modern Quilt Guild Makes Masks to Help with Shortage

Sewers are gathering scraps to create masks that prolong the use of medical N95s.

03/26/2020 By Allison Forsyth

We Tried It

Get a Kick Out of Your Workout at iLoveKickboxing

The fun, approachable kickboxing studio recently opened in the Rosemary District.

03/12/2020 By Jessika Ward

Health News

Second Manatee County Resident Tests Presumptive Positive for Coronavirus

There are 115 coronavirus tests currently pending in Florida, and 302 people currently being monitored.

03/09/2020 By Megan McDonald

Health News

SMH Says First Batch of COVID-19 Tests Are Negative

The hospital recently tested 14 patients with unexplained respiratory illness; it has also set up a 24/7 coronavirus command center and a public hotline.

03/05/2020 By Megan McDonald

Health

Sarasota Institute Cancels Health Symposium Scheduled for March 7

The Institute felt it was inappropriate to hold the event in the wake of the Hillsborough and Manatee County coronavirus diagnoses.

03/04/2020 By Staff

Health News

Updates: Coronavirus Is Here. This Is What We Know So Far

Plus, tips from the Florida Department of Health for minimizing your risk of contamination.

03/02/2020 By Megan McDonald

Breaking News

DeSantis Declares Public Health Emergency After Two Floridians 'Presumptively' Test Positive for Coronavirus

One of the patients is a Manatee County resident who is being treated at Doctors Hospital of Sarasota.

03/01/2020 By Megan McDonald

Economy

Floridians Should Be 'Concerned, Not Panicked' About Coronavirus, Says Economist

The probability of a state recession has also increased to 24.1 percent.

02/25/2020 By Staff

Health

New Class Teaches the Movements of Ballet to People With Parkinson's

Dancing Through Parkinson’s participants work on range of motion, strength and muscle tone, all while practicing deliberate movements and coordination.

02/06/2020 By Hannah Wallace

Fast Track

Florida Digestive Health Specialists Adds GI Doctor to Sarasota Practice

Dr. Ronald Andari is fluent in Spanish, English and Arabic.

01/27/2020 By Staff

Second Sight

A Tiny Telescope Is Restoring Vision for Macular Degeneration Patients

Age-related macular degeneration is a leading cause of irreversible blindness in people over 60. A Sarasota doctor wants to change that.

01/17/2020 By Hannah Wallace

Philanthropy

Lakewood Ranch Medical Center Commits $316,000 to Brain Health Initiative

Together with Lakewood Ranch, the goal is to create a multi-disciplinary community of scientists and clinicians who will work with residents of the Lakewood Ranch community to uncover the factors that affect brain health and performance.

10/08/2019 By Staff

Treating the Uninsured

Manatee County's Remote Area Medical Clinic Treats Patients Facing Health Disasters

Longtime Bradenton physician Dr. Richard Conard brought RAM to Manatee County in 2015.

10/07/2019 By Ilene Denton