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

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

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

New Hires

SKY Family YMCA Names New Chief Executive Officer

Gene Jones has more than 29 years of history with the YMCA.

08/05/2019 Photography by Staff

Health

Sarasota Memorial Offers Back-to-School Physicals

Students starting at area public schools for the first time are required to have a school-entry physical.

08/02/2019 Photography by Staff

Awards

Lakewood Ranch Medical Center Receives Mission: Lifeline Gold Achievement Award

LWRMC earned the award by meeting specific criteria and standards of performance for quick and appropriate treatment of heart attack patients.

07/31/2019 By Staff

Health

Sarasota Memorial Makes List of 57 'Standout' Hospitals

The results earned SMH the No. 1 “Best Regional Hospital” ranking in the Sarasota-Bradenton-North Port metropolitan area.

07/30/2019 Photography by Staff

Health

Manatee Neurologist to Speak on Parkinson's and Sleep Issues

Dr. Sanjay Yathiraj's talk is part of the Neuro Challenge Foundation for Parkinson's Distinguished Speaker Series.

07/29/2019 By Staff