Philanthropy

Sarasota Memorial Healthcare Foundation Receives $800,000 Donation

The funds come from the Louis and Gloria Flanzer Philanthropic Trust.

09/16/2019 By Staff

Health News

Bradenton's Remote Area Medical Free Clinic Seeks Volunteers

Organizers say they "desperately need" dental and eye care professionals.

09/09/2019 By Staff

You Spin Me

Five Reasons to Invest in a Hula Hoop

Why picking up a hula hoop is excellent for health and happiness.

09/09/2019 With Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Let's Get Physical

We Tried It: Yoga and Cycling Class

Heather Dunhill explains how she found her way back "om" through Pineapple Yoga and Cycling Studio's cycling and stretching class.

09/05/2019 By Heather Dunhill

Awards

Sarasota Memorial Earns 'Age-Friendly' Recognition

SMH is the only hospital in the region, and one of a handful in Florida, with "age-friendly" status.

09/04/2019 By Staff

Health Report

Addicted at Birth: Newborns Struggle With the Legacy of Opioids

As the number of overdoses has increased, so has the number of babies born suffering from withdrawal, the pain of addiction cascading from one generation to the next.

09/02/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Hurricanes

Blood Donations Needed as Hurricane Dorian Moves Towards Florida

OneBlood and the Suncoast Blood Bank are urging people to donate ahead of the storm.

08/28/2019 By Staff

Touch Points

Massage Therapy Can Benefit Trauma Survivors

The key to this branch of massage therapy is a sensitivity to, and awareness of, the emotional and physical needs of clients who are undergoing acute traumatic stress.

08/27/2019 By Hannah Wallace

Breaking News

Deal Reached to Keep Sarasota YMCA Fitness Branches Open

The deal will keep both the Berlin and Evalyn Sadlier Jones fitness centers open beyond the previously announced date of September 13, 2019.

08/21/2019 By Staff

New Hires

All Star Children’s Foundation Appoints Clinical Team for Outpatient Treatment Center

Since starting its outpatient clinical program on April 1, All Star has received 92 referrals for children needing trauma therapy.

08/16/2019 By Staff

Unwind

Celebrate National Relaxation Day With These 10 Tips

Yoga instructor Luisella Rossi shares breathing tips and easy exercises we can do at our desks to help us recharge.

08/15/2019 By Hanna Powers

Health

CAN Community Health Announces Youth Initiative

The program is aimed at at-risk youth ages 13-21.

08/13/2019 By Staff

Philanthropy

Tami Erickson to Chair Walk to End Alzheimer’s for Sarasota, Manatee Counties

The Sarasota and Manatee walk will be held Nov. 16 at Nathan Benderson Park.

08/13/2019 By Staff

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

School in Session

Dietitian Rebecca Henson Cooks Up Back-to-School Solutions

The sudden change in schedule can take its toll on everyone’s eating habits.

08/09/2019 By Hannah Wallace

Have a Heart

Should You Get a Coronary Calcium Scan?

Coronary calcium scans have gained popularity as a way of detecting calcium buildup in the blood vessels of the heart—an early indicator of potential heart disease.

08/08/2019 By Hannah Wallace

Nursing

Local Scholarships Awarded to Help Strengthen Nursing Workforce

Fourteen scholarships were awarded, totaling $50,000.

08/08/2019 By Staff

With our powers combined

How to Get Your CBD Fix and Your Caffeine Fix at the Same Time

Thanks to one downtown shop, you can find CBD infused in one of our very favorite things: nitro cold brew.

08/08/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Wakeup call

How to Eat Breakfast Like a Champ

IMG Academy sports dietician Shawn Pitcher offers tips on how to get a healthy start to your day.

08/08/2019 By Hanna Powers