Your Health Questions Answered

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

Your Health Questions Answered

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

Health

Could Sarasota Face a 'Twindemic' During Flu Season This Year?

Medical professionals are fearing a "twindemic," or rise in both influenza and Covid-19 cases this winter.

09/16/2021 By Allison Forsyth

The Pandemic

Is Your Caregiver Following Covid-19 Safety Protocols?

We asked Take Care Home Health CEO Susanne Wise to share the safety tips she relies on to keep her staff and clients safe and healthy.

09/08/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Health News

Omeza Announces Local Clinical Trial Site for Wound Treatment

The company has partnered with Dr. John Yee as a sub-investigator for its Omeza Treatment Bundle.

02/10/2021 By Staff

Listening to Black Voices

Pioneering Physician Randall C. Morgan Jr. on His Lifetime of Fighting for Health Care Equity

Plus, how the Covid-19 pandemic is adversely affecting the Black community.

09/15/2020 By Heather Dunhill

Sponsored Content

Take a Virtual Tour of Angels Senior Living

This luxurious yet affordable assisted living community invites you to tour their facility online to see all they have to offer.

07/27/2020

Health care

New Headquarters for Medical Sales Company Completed

Halfacre Construction Company recently finished construction on a new 54,667-square-foot corporate headquarters for Mercedes Scientific.

03/26/2019 By Staff

Beyond the tremors

Parkinson's Expert on What the Latest Research Is Telling Us About the Disease

Dr. Stewart Factor will speak at the Neuro Challenge’s Parkinson’s Expo on Saturday, April 13.

03/25/2019 By Hannah Wallace

Health care

Sarasota County Ranked No. 6 in Florida for Health Outcomes

The study examined length of life, quality of life and self‐reported health status.

03/21/2019 By Staff

Health care

Ophthalmology Practice to Perform Free Surgeries for 100 Patients in Need

Center for Sight is currently accepting applications for free cataract surgeries through its Mission Cataract program.

03/04/2019 By Staff

Health care

Nonprofit That Helps Mothers and Infants Names New Manager, Associate Executive Director

The Healthy Start Coalition of Sarasota County recently hired Ryan Belak and promoted Sara Olesen.

03/01/2019 By Staff

Health care

Cardiac Care Office Adds New Physician

Heart Rhythm Consultants, P.A., recently hired Dr. Antonio Moretta.

02/13/2019 By Staff

Health care

Percentage of Americans Without Health Insurance Increases

The portion of adult Americans not covered by health insurance rose to 13.7 percent at the end of last year, up from 12.2 percent a year prior and up from 10.9 percent in late 2016.

01/24/2019 By Staff

Health care

Grant Will Help Mental Health Program for Children

Compeer Sarasota was recently awarded a $95,000 grant to serve children 5 to 17 years old.

12/27/2018 By Staff

Health care

Hospital Acquires New Robot to Treat Lung Cancer Patients

The robot includes a flexible endoscope that doctors use to navigate and search delicate, distant branches of the lung.

12/26/2018 By Staff

Health care

Number of Uninsured Children Rises

The portion of children in Florida who are uninsured rose from 6.6 percent in 2016 to 7.3 percent last year.

11/30/2018 By Staff

Health care

Parkinson’s Nonprofit Leader Named Vice Chair of National Alliance

Robyn Faucy-Washington of the Neuro Challenge Foundation for Parkinson’s is slated to become the chair of the Alliance of Independent Regional Parkinson Organizations in 2020.

11/28/2018 By Staff

Health care

Mental Health Nonprofit Names New Executive Director, Development Director

Mental Health Community Centers, a nonprofit that operates centers in Sarasota, Venice, North Port and Arcadia, recently hired Arin Norris and Ashley Light.

11/12/2018 By Staff

Health care

Dental Office Offers Free Care Nov. 17

University Parkway Dental is offering either one free cleaning or an extraction to every patient.

11/07/2018 By Staff