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June 2013

Sarasota Magazine’s Top Doctors 2013

Our exclusive list of the top doctors in Sarasota and Manatee.

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May 2013

Sarasota Magazine’s Best of Sarasota 2013

What to eat, buy, do and love in our city right now.

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May 2013

Health Report: May 2013

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March 2013

Health Report: March 2013

By Hannah Wallace   Happy Feet “We have 28 bones in the foot,” says Dr. Paul Yungst of the Sarasota Foot Care Center. “All the joint structures are different.” Within those differences, so many things can go wrong. One breakthrough in the diagnosis—as well as the treatment—of myriad foot problems has been the use of […]

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February 2013

Health Report

By Hannah Wallace Mediterranean Couscous Salad This healthy, flavorful recipe comes from Sarasota Memorial Healthcare dietitian Adeana T. Osika. Semolina-based couscous is less refined than standard pasta and includes beneficial protein, potassium and antioxidants. Plus, the chickpeas provide a heap of dietary fiber. This dish is a popular option on Sarasota Memorial’s patient menu, says […]

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J-Pan’s kimchi sampler (cabbage, cucumber, radish and spinach)
January 2013

10 Best: Healthy Dishes

The most delicious—and nutritious—entrées in town. 1 Spicy, fermented Korean kimchi is high in nutrients, loaded with healthy bacteria, and low in calories, fat and sugar. As J-Pan Restaurant owner Jane Dokko says, “It’s the Korean version of chicken soup for the soul.” When you need a kimchi fix, J-Pan’s kimchi sampler (cabbage, cucumber, radish […]

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The-Bliss
January 2013

Sarasota’s Top Spas

Ilene Denton is rubbed, scrubbed and soaked at some of Sarasota’s top spas.

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Nearing the end of a long day of exercise, I push through an upper-body circuit in IMG’s weight room.
January 2013

Upping My Game

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Fat grafting can help replace volume lost to aging, which is a primary cause of wrinkles.
January 2013

Health Report: January 2013

The latest news in body shaping, plus fitness suggestions you can use.   Fat to the Forefront “The most exciting thing happening in plastic surgery right now is the use of fat grafting as a viable concept in face and body shaping—as well as reconstruction,” says Dr. Alissa Shulman of Sarasota’s Sovereign Plastic Surgery. In […]

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Kiwi
December 2012

Health Report: December 2012

Now Open Uniquely You, a “mastectomy boutique” in northeast Bradenton, caters specifically to breast cancer patients and survivors. Founders Samantha Medred and Whitney Kitchens specialize in post-mastectomy products—including breast prostheses (“forms”) and specially designed bras and swimsuits. Operating primarily by appointment to encourage privacy (though walk-ins are also accommodated), Uniquely You stocks a variety of […]

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Roasted Walnut and Craisin Crusted Yam Casserole
November 2012

Health Report: November 2012

The latest 3-D imagery for your body, a yummy Thanksgiving recipe, and fitness tips from a pro. A Balanced Feast Add this healthy alternative to your Thanksgiving menu. Thanksgiving’s classic sweet potato casserole doesn’t have to be loaded with butter and excess sugar. This slimmed-down version, from chef Sisavath Keovilay and student Zuleynka Llinas of […]

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Dr. Alessandro Golino performs minimally invasive mitral valve replacement surgery at Blake Medical Center. (Gene Pollux)
October 2012

Don’t Leave Home for Healthcare

A variety of indicators show our region now scores high in treating even the deadliest conditions. About 20 years ago, during a break in a meeting of local healthcare managers, one insider asked another where to go for good healthcare. “The airport,” the colleague joked. Related Articles: Don’t Leave Town for Healthcare Sarasota Healthcare Providers […]

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Tim Wilkins
October 2012

The Laugh Cure: Tim Wilkins

Standup comic Tim Wilkins’ top 10 reasons to love healthcare in our region. Sarasota-based Tim Wilkins is a 20-year veteran standup comic and TV personality who currently appears weekly in more than 250 markets. He has opened for such stars as Aretha Franklin, Diana Ross and Julio Iglesias and has written a motivational best seller, […]

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FromHeart
October 2012

Pulse: Weight Loss Done Right & From The Heart

Weight Loss Done Right In the face of dietary recommendations and fads that seem to change continually, Susan Lewis of Sarasota’s weightmanagementcoaching.com touts a pragmatic approach to nutrition-oriented weight loss. Related Articles: Pulse: Star Survivor Pulse: Top 12 Healthiest Foods The Startling Truth About Women and Heart Disease

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October 2012

Sarasota Health: Top Dentists

Our exclusive listing of the most-recommended dentists in Sarasota and Manatee. Medical professionals agree that good dental health is an essential part of your overall well-being. In order to help you make informed choices, we’ve partnered with topDentists to publish this list of the very best dentists in Sarasota and Manatee counties. Related Articles: Sarasota […]

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Pam Daniel, Editorial director
October 2012

Editor’s Letter: To Your Health

  To Your Health With its sunny days and seaside location, Sarasota has long attracted adventurous and active newcomers, who value both the physical and mental health benefits of living here. It’s easier to stay fit and happy in a place where the days are bright and beautiful and everything from walking to windsurfing is […]

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Chip and Tricia share some tender moments at home. A stroke can be overwhelming for both patient and caregiver; Chip says he tries to reflect on their progress as well as the challenges ahead.
October 2012

Lessons of The Heart

When a stroke felled the woman he loves, Sarasota’s Chip Willis entered a challenging world of hospitals, insurance and around-the-clock stress. Here are some lessons he’s learned along the way. When you hear the old cliché, “Your life can change in an instant”….believe it. On Sept. 17, 2010, life as I knew it was blown […]

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October 2012

Technology: Phone Rx

From fitness to first aid, there’s an app for that. Eat right, work out, live healthy. Worthy goals, but if you need advice, who ya gonna call? Your smartphone, of course. Today’s mobile technology offers apps that can help keep your body a well-oiled machine. There’s even a Sarasota Memorial Healthcare System iPhone app to […]

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Better1
October 2012

Better Than Ever: Sarasota Health Experts Share the Latest Advances

Sarasota health experts let us in on the latest advances regarding how to keep your face and body youthful.

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"Pleasure may come from illusion, but happiness can come only of reality."—Nicolas Chamfort
October 2012

Well-Being: The Path to Happiness

Happier people are healthier people. Here’s how to get there. The pursuit of happiness is more than a philosophical quest—it’s good medicine. Studies show that happy people are healthier people; having a positive attitude has positive results. Optimism, hopefulness, enthusiasm, engagement and other upbeat traits are associated with a reduced risk of cardiovascular disease, cancer […]

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