Fitness

New Kickboxing Fitness Franchise Opens

The new location is 9Round's first in the local area and one of more than 500 worldwide.

05/31/2017 By Staff

Off the Clock

Dr. Randall Morgan Sings the Blues

Orthopedist Randall Morgan fronts the R&B band Soul Sensations.

05/31/2017 By Ilene Denton

The SEEN

Photos From the Manatee Chamber of Commerce's 2017 Champions of Healthcare Awards

The event honored individuals, institutions and programs that are making an impact on health and health care in Manatee County

05/31/2017 Photography by Lori Sax

Marijuana

Cannabis Networking Event Scheduled for June

MJ Cannaday, a networking and investment event for the legal cannabis industry, is scheduled to take place 6-9 p.m. Thursday, June 22.

05/24/2017 By Staff

Technology

Hospital Launches New Geomagnetic Way-Finding App

Sarasota Memorial Health Care System this week became the first hospital in the United States to offer an indoor way-finding app that uses geomagnetic positioning technology.

05/19/2017 By Staff

Data

Sarasota Ranks Highly in List of 'Best Places to Retire'

Sarasota was recently ranked as the ninth best city in Florida in which to retire by SmartAsset, a financial technology company.

05/15/2017 By Staff

Politics

Lawmaker Provides Legislative Wrap-Up Tuesday Evening

Florida Rep. Wengay Newton, D-St. Petersburg, whose district includes portions of Palmetto, Bradenton and Sarasota, is offering an informational wrap-up on the state Legislature's recently concluded 2017 session.

05/15/2017 By Staff

Data

Florida Drops in Ranking of States Based on Senior Health

Florida comes in at No. 30 in a new ranking of states based on seniors' health issued by the United Health Foundation, a drop of six places from last year's ranking.

05/10/2017 By Staff

Health care

Sarasota Memorial Holds Informational Meeting on New Newtown Facility

The Sarasota Memorial Health Care System is hosting a community-wide meeting about its new Internal Medicine Residency Program and Internal Medicine Practice.

05/05/2017 By Staff

Appointments

Community AIDS Network Adds Board Member

Elliott Mitchell recently joined the board of directors of the Community AIDS Network. Mitchell is a real estate developer of commercial and multi-family housing in Florida.

05/03/2017 By Staff

Education

Dental School Picks New Dean

Mathew Bateman was recently named dean of Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine’s School of Dental Medicine in Bradenton.

05/03/2017 By Staff

Health care

Family Physician Joins North Port Office

Dr. George Toth recently joined the North Port office of Sarasota Memorial Health Care System's First Physicians Group.

05/03/2017 By Staff

Retail

Sarasota Company Launches New Fitness Supplement Line

Sarasota's Innov8 Nutraceuticals recently debuted a new brand of fitness supplements, created to boost energy, support the immune system and aid in muscle recovery and pain management.

05/03/2017 By Staff

New hires

New OB/GYN Joins Health Care Network

Dr. Julianne Kenton-Haney last week joined Sarasota Memorial Health Care System's First Physicians Group network.

05/01/2017 By Staff

Better Mousetraps

These Five Local Innovators Are Changing Our World

They turned “Aha!” ideas into real-life products.

04/25/2017 By Sylvia Whitman

New hires

Orthopedic Office Picks New Workers' Compensation Manager

Sarasota Orthopedic Associates recently hired Kim Kirtley as its workers' compensation development manager.

04/20/2017 By Staff

Giving

This Week's Good Deeds

Peanut butter and jelly food drives, free skin cancer screenings and new uses for plastic shopping bags in this week's roundup of locals giving back.

04/20/2017 By Staff

Health care

Doctor Plans New Sleep Disorder Office

Dr. Carlos Realpe of SleepMed recently leased suite 170 in the building located at 5432 Bee Ridge Road, Sarasota, in order to open a new SleepMed office there.

04/14/2017 By Staff

Construction

'Puppy Academy' Opens

Southeastern Guide Dogs this week opened its new Grant & Shirle Herron Puppy Academy.

04/13/2017 By Staff

Health care

Sarasota Memorial Hospital Gets an 'A' for Patient Safety

Sarasota Memorial Hospital on Wednesday received an "A" for patient safety from the nonprofit Leapfrog, which ranked the hospital as one of the safest in America.

04/12/2017 By Staff