Beach Bum

'Fanny Facials' Take Skincare Down There

What you need to know about this trendy tushy facial—plus, how to give your rear end some TLC at home.

10/20/2022 By Dariela Delgado

Listening to Black Voices

Malushua Griffith on Growing Up in St. Croix, Entrepreneurship and Black Maternal Health

"When it comes to doctors, Black women need them not to see our color—we need them to listen and act."

10/11/2022 By Heather Dunhill

New School

A New Nursing School Is Open for Fall in Sarasota

The accredited professional nursing school will offer general education evening classes and day-time classes for students to receive a B.S. in nursing.

08/10/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Health News

Monkeypox Has Been Declared a National Health Emergency

The virus, which creates lesions on the skin, has infected more than 6,000 people in the U.S. So far, there's been one case in Sarasota County.

08/05/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Your Health Questions Answered

Can New AI Tools Detect Heart Disease Early?

Scientists at Cedars-Sinai developed an algorithm that can read cardiac ultrasounds and detect heart disease before symptoms arise. Sarasota cardiologist Dr. Ajithan shares why early detection is key to treatment.

08/03/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Health News

Sarasota Memorial Named to U.S. News & World Report 'Best Hospitals' List for Specialty Care

It was the only hospital on the Suncoast to place, with 16 top performer ratings for treating various conditions.

08/03/2022 By Allison Forsyth

The Pandemic

The Covid BA.5 Mutation Is Causing an Increase in Cases, Hospitalizations

The statewide test positivity rate is 24 percent, with more than 10,000 new cases as of Monday, July 25.

07/28/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Your Health Questions Answered

What's the Latest Treatment for Sleep Apnea?

Dr. Mathew Edlund from the Center for Circadian Medicine tells us more about Inspire—an implantable device that stimulates and opens the airway.

07/27/2022 By Allison Forsyth

High Society

What's Better for Chronic Pain: CBD or THC?

A new medical study offers interesting information about cannabis and chronic pain.

07/26/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Food safety

Update: 16 Big Olaf Ice Cream Flavors Test Positive for Listeria

The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services is issuing formal stop sales on the 16 products where listeria was found.

07/14/2022 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Downtown Docs

Two New Medical Offices Will Open in Downtown Wellen Park By 2023

Florida Lakes Vein Center and Seymour Smiles Orthodontics will open next to retail shops, restaurants and more.

07/12/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Safe space

Sarasota Memorial Hospital Adds New Pediatric Emergency Waiting Room

The space was designed to make the experience of going to the E.R. less traumatic for children.

07/11/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Health News

Sarasota Memorial Once Again Ranked Among the Nation's Top 100 Hospitals

It was also named one of the top 40 teaching hospitals and top 50 cardiovascular hospitals in the country.

07/01/2022 By Staff

The Pandemic

Here's What You Need to Know About the Covid Omicron BA.4 and BA.5 Subvariants

Cases linked to these strains have been found in Florida, but not yet in Sarasota-Manatee.

06/14/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Top Docs

Top Doctors 2022

Whether you’re hunting for a general physician to check in with once a year, or in need of a specialist who can treat your specific condition, our annual list of the area’s top doctors is where your health care search should start.

05/20/2022

Your Health Questions Answered

What Are Some Natural Alternatives to Painkillers?

Next time you need relief, try one of these options.

05/18/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Children's Health

Safe Children Coalition Launches New Program to Prevent Child Abuse and Neglect

The program is federally funded through the Child Abuse Prevention Treatment Act and focused on substance exposed/affected newborns and their families.

05/12/2022 Photography by Staff

Your Health Questions Answered

It's National Minority Health Month. How Can We Support Communities of Color?

Sarasota's Multicultural Health Institute offers several ways to get involved.

04/27/2022 By Allison Forsyth

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

Health News

Physician Opens New 'Culinary Medicine' Practice in Sarasota

Dr. Sneha Pallegar is board-certified in internal medicine.

04/07/2022 By Staff