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Foundations Help CenterPlace Health Get More “Shots in Arms”

Funds from the Gulf Coast and Barancik foundations facilitate CenterPlace Health's COVID-19 outreach to underserved communities.


Health care

'Paint the Town Orange Day' Connects People Living With Parkinson's Disease

The Neuro Challenge Foundation for Parkinson’s recently held a number of virtual events to bring together people affected by Parkinson's.

05/06/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Your Health Questions Answered

Why Are Women at a Higher Risk for Eye Problems Than Men?

April was National Women's Eye Health Month. Here are some tips for everyone who is trying to keep their eyes healthy.

05/05/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Your Health Questions Answered

What Is Laser Bed Therapy?

Physicians are using low-watt lasers to help people suffering from pain and inflammation.

03/31/2021 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

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COVID Raises Extra Challenges for the Hard of Hearing

Communication is always vital and even more so in this pandemic time. It represents many challenges, particularly for those with hearing impairment.


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Supporting Your Family: “Take Care” of Loved Ones from Near or Far

Like all of 2020, the holidays look and feel different this year. But one thing remains paramount: our family and friends. If you’re concerned about someone you love needing a helping hand, Take Care can help you take care of them.


Health care

Sarasota Memorial CEO Named Chair of State Board for Safety Net Hospitals

The Safety Net Hospital Alliance of Florida represents 14 safety net health care systems around the state.

11/23/2020 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

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New Clinic in Sarasota Helps with Swallowing Issues

A Q&A on dysphagia: Residents can now get outpatient services and even telehealth therapy all without a referral.


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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.


Mental Health

A Sarasota Social Worker Is Offering Free Virtual Therapy for Essential Workers

Jeffery Frank is one of several therapists who have started a new nonprofit that provides free or reduced-cost therapy sessions to essential workers nationwide.

05/19/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Life saver

New Workshops Designed to Help Teens and Adults Prevent Suicide

"What are three hours when it comes to saving a life?"

08/12/2019 By Olivia Letts

Brain Health

Brain Health Initiative Secures $1.4 Million in Funding to Advance in Lakewood Ranch

Phase 2 includes developing a brain health community impact model, planning for a longitudinal brain health pilot study and developing infrastructure for a Brain Health Innovation Lab in Lakewood Ranch.

06/28/2019 Photography by Staff


Local Hospitals Receive 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades

Englewood Community Hospital, Doctors Hospital of Sarasota and Sarasota Memorial Hospital all received 'A' grades.

05/15/2019 By Staff


Cancer Research Nurse Named to Prestigious Professorship

Cecile Lengacher, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, FAPOS, has been named to the Lyle and Beatrice Thompson Nursing Professorship in Oncology.

04/29/2019 Photography by Staff

Health care

Nonprofit Opens Coffee Shop-Style Center for Those Affected By Cancer

The Team Tony Cancer Foundation recently unveiled its new Cancer Connection Center at 3562 S. Osprey Ave., Sarasota.

03/29/2019 By Staff

Mental health

Report Puts Annual Cost of Untreated Mental Illness in Sarasota County Children at $86 Million

The study also found that only half of children between ages 8 and 15 with a mental health condition received mental health services.

03/28/2019 By Staff

Health care

Money Will Fund Program to Improve Birth Outcomes Among African-Americans

A Healthy Start Coalition of Sarasota County event in January raised more than $37,000 that will be used to fund the nonprofit's Save My Life program.

03/26/2019 By Staff

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