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01/8/2014

Volunteers Needed for Medical Study

Sarasota is participating in a study of a new vaccine for C. diff, a dangerous hospital-acquired superbug.

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10/9/2013

How Hypnosis Works for Your Health

While the brain can be a great motivator, even an educated mind can also be our biggest obstacle in the quest to take better care of ourselves.

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09/11/2013

Inside Sarasota Memorial’s Courtyard Tower

If you weren’t among the crowds at Saturday’s grand opening event for Sarasota Memorial’s new nine-story Courtyard Tower, here’s an overview.

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08/26/2013

Exercise Trend: Orangetheory Fitness

A preview of the new fitness trend coming to Sarasota.

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08/5/2013

Living with a Leg Fracture

Lessons learned from my latest sports injury.

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07/9/2013

A Food You Should Eat (And One You Should Avoid)

Say yes to yolks; say no to dark soda.

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06/11/2013

How Bad is Sitting at Your Desk All Day? The Answer May Surprise You.

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05/22/2013

A Personal Education in Parkinson’s

    My father, who’s now 73, was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease a few years ago. As is their wont, my parents have embraced the challenge with outward cheerfulness and optimism. Since I didn’t know much about Parkinson’s at the time, but I do know my parents fairly well, their sudden, pronounced optimism was one […]

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05/8/2013

An Introduction to the Human Microbiome

  “The human microbiome is the body organ you didn’t know you had,” says Dr. Eva Berkes, co-founder of Sarasota’s Quorum Innovations at the Hawthorne Clinic and Research Center. “It basically calls for a re-examination of human physiology and disease.”   Basically, she explains, your body has about 10 trillion cells. But on top of […]

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02/12/2013

A Q&A with Lisa Niemi Swayze

By Hannah Wallace During Patrick Swayze’s two-year battle with pancreatic cancer, his wife of 34 years, Lisa Niemi Swayze, served as his caregiver. After Patrick passed away in 2009, she became a public face for dealing with terminal illness and the loss of a loved one, and an advocate for pancreatic cancer awareness. Her new […]

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