Health News

Should We Be Worried About Monkeypox?

The outbreak, which causes a rash similar to smallpox, has reached Florida. Experts are saying that, so far, the risk is low.

05/25/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Your Health Questions Answered

Where Have Covid-19 Antibody Treatments Gone?

Why are they gone, and what has replaced them?

05/04/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Health News

Alzheimer's Association of Florida Hosted Virtual Town Hall Detailing Research Progress

Guests speakers discussed the federal Equity in Neuroscience and Alzheimer's Clinical Trials and the Comprehensive Care for Alzheimer's Act.

04/26/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Back to School

Here’s What You Need to Know About Covid-19 School Safety Protocols

Here's a rundown of what the Sarasota County and Manatee County school districts are doing to keep kids and staff safe.

08/11/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Fast Track

Local Physician Elected Partner at Florida Digestive Health Specialists

Dr. Marc Bernstein is a board-certified gastroenterologist.

08/10/2021 By Staff

Covid-19 Update

Do Sarasota and Manatee Counties Track Coronavirus Variants?

After two Covid-19 deaths in Manatee County, we wondered if health officials traced it to the delta variant, which is 60 percent more contagious than the original strain.

06/24/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Progress Report

Here's an Inside Look At Sarasota Memorial's New Behavioral Healthcare Pavilion

The 96,000-square-foot, 82-bed facility is slated to be complete in October 2023.

06/22/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Health News

Banyan Pediatric Care Opens in Sarasota

Banyan provides skilled nursing for special needs children ages birth to 21 in a childcare setting.

05/07/2021 By Staff

Health News

Florida Angiography Institute of Sarasota Unveils Renovated Cath Lab

The Philips Azurion Cath Lab offers physicians and patients state-of-the-art technology.

03/08/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

Sarasota Resident Named President of National Spine and Pain Centers

Douglas Badertscher previously held executive roles at 360 Orthopedics and Coastal Orthopedics, among others.

02/23/2021 By Staff

The New Healthy

How to Make 2021 Your Healthiest Year Yet

From enrolling in a Zoom fitness class to consulting with a genetic counselor, we’ve compiled dozens of ways for you to make 2021 your best ever.

12/29/2020 Edited by Cooper Levey-Baker Illustrations by Jordan Kay

Health News

Omeza Launches Second Consumer Product

Omeza Lidocaine Oil is for temporary relief for pain and itching for cuts, scrapes, burns, insect bites and other minor skin irritations.

11/10/2020 By Staff

Health News

Dermatology Practice Expands to Sarasota

This location is the 20th for Academic Alliance in Dermatology, which also has offices in Tampa Bay and Orlando.

10/08/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

Local Gastroenterology Network Adds Two New Doctors

Dr. Jasmine Dukandar and Dr. Michael Papper will be providing digestive care at Gastroenterology Associates of Sarasota.

10/06/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

Sports Medicine Doctor Joins Gulf Coast Medical Group

Dr. Tracy Ng is fellowship-trained in sports medicine and arthroscopy/minimally invasive surgery.

09/28/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

Sarasota Practice Hires Bilingual Gastroenterologist

Dr. Jaime Baquero is a board-certified gastroenterologist with more than 18 years of experience treating digestive health disorders.

05/15/2020 By Staff

Ask an Allergist

Know Thy Sneezes: The Difference Between Seasonal Allergies and COVID-19

Sarasota allergist Dr. Hugh Windom breaks down the difference between seasonal allergy and coronavirus symptoms. (His answers will make you feel better!)

05/08/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Health

Sarasota Medical Company Launches New Remote Monitoring Service

MiHealth Monitoring is designed to help medical professionals keep an eye on patients with chronic health problems—while also keeping vulnerable patients out of waiting rooms.

04/28/2020 By Staff

Health News

Coronavirus: Local Schools to Remain Open; Third Case Presumptively Confirmed

Both school districts are implementing enhanced cleaning and disinfecting measures; the third coronavirus case is the sister of a Hillsborough County woman whose case was already confirmed.

03/03/2020 By Megan McDonald

Ask the Experts

Top Doctors Answer Common Questions About Health

Does phone usage affect sleep? Is it safe to let unvaccinated children play with your child?

01/19/2020 By Staff