Mental Moves

The Country's Young People Are Facing a Mental Health Crisis. Here's How a Local Organization Is Helping.

The program called Youth Move Suncoast opened in January and is led by youth, for youth ages 14-29. Weekly support groups, outings and mindfulness classes are held online and in person at NAMI Sarasota-Manatee's locations.

05/19/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Sea Bee Dee

Siesta Key Sea Bee Dee Sells Handmade CBD Products

Katie Starling is the owner of Siesta Key Sea Bee Dee, where she makes CBD and legal cannabis products and sells them at Sarasota markets.

05/19/2022 By Allison Forsyth

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

The Green Living Toolkit

How to Reduce Your Use of Single-Use Plastics

Two local experts share education and tips.

05/13/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Workout Win

We Tried an Electrical Muscle Stimulation Workout, and It Was Awesome

Body Reform Fitness, a new gym in downtown Sarasota, is one of the only gyms in Florida offering this workout, which uses electrical impulses and a "super suit."

05/12/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Fit For Funds

This Sarasota Fitness Trainer Is Doing 100 Burpees Per Day For Charity

Raedeke, owner of Fitfillment, LLC, and Camp Gladiator Sarasota, streams her workouts on Instagram, where her followers can donate to her monthly charity of choice.

05/10/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Stay Neutral

A Better Way to Discuss Fitness, Health and Weight

“You can’t determine someone’s health by the shape of their body.”

05/05/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Plantiful

The Health Benefits of Owning Houseplants

Turns out your indoor jungle is not just for looks, but for your health, too. Parrish's Fancy Leaf Plant Co. owner Libby Bolles shares why.

04/29/2022 By Allison Forsyth

National Tea Day

The Health Benefits of Tea

A tea expert from Local Tea Company in Sarasota shares different kinds of delicious varieties, along with their health benefits.

04/21/2022 By Samantha Lane

Your Health Questions Answered

What Should Expectant Mothers Know About C-Sections?

April is International Cesarean Awareness Month.

04/20/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Your Health Questions Answered

What Exactly Is Precision Medicine?

Nurse practitioner Sarah Luce at Good Medicine in Bradenton shares insight about this individualized medical model, using genetic testing and holistic practices.

04/13/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Your Health Questions Answered

What Is Heart Failure and Can it Be Treated?

Dr. Chippy Nalluri from Heart Specialists Sarasota shares her insight into new drugs and guidelines for those suffering from heart failure.

04/06/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Health News

First 1000 Days Launches 'Plant, Grow, Bloom!' Campaign

The campaign will raise awareness about the initiative and the tools available to families.

03/30/2022 By Staff

Your Health Questions Answered

Where Can You Get Medical Marijuana in Sarasota?

Find CBD- and THC-infused products at these local dispensaries. Plus: details on how to obtain your medical card.

03/16/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Covid-19 Update

It's Been Two Years Since the Start of the Covid-19 Pandemic. Here's Where We Stand.

While cases are on the decline in our area, deaths are still being reported.

03/11/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Your Health Questions Answered

Are You 'Sober Curious'?

This movement arose last year and involves reducing alcoholic intake for the health and mental benefits.

03/09/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Your Health Questions Answered

What Are the Best New Thyroid Disease Treatments Available in Sarasota?

Dr. Ralph Tufano was the first doctor in the U.S. to complete a scarless thyroid surgery. He explains more treatment options here.

03/02/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Your Health Questions Answered

What's the Best Way to Soothe Chapped Lips?

Warmer weather is upon us—but chapped lips from what’s left of the drier winter air can be painful. Here are some treatments to try.

02/23/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Fresh To-Go

Jacked Panda in Lakewood Ranch Wants to Make Mealtime Easier

Chef Jeff Houser preps and delivers healthy meals throughout Sarasota-Manatee.

02/22/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Your Health Questions Answered

Pro Tips for Keeping Kids' Smiles Healthy

How to keep your kids' smiles healthy, plus information about the recently passed Ensuring Lasting Smiles Act.

02/09/2022 By Allison Forsyth