SARASOTA, Fla. (WWSB) – Clinicians now specialize in the rehabilitation guidelines of stroke patients. Read more
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Want to look better, live longer and think more clearly? Spend more time asleep. It should be the easiest thing you can do for your health, but a third of Americans aren't getting enough rest, the CDC says. These strategies might help. Read more
As the obesity epidemic continues to threaten our nation's health and well-being, how the general population perceives those who are overweight or obese is debatably an even more powerful societal issue. Read more
A Florida appeals court is ordering the enforcement of a state law that that requires women to wait 24 hours before getting an abortion. Read more
BERLIN, Germany -- U.S. chocolate maker Mars says it's recalling candy bars and other items in 55 countries after plastic was found in one of its products. Read more
During the winter months it can be difficult to feel awake and energized first thing in the morning. Here are five ways to combat feeling sluggish when it's cold and dark outside that will leave you feeling motivated all day long. Read more
Sharing bacteria in the operating room normally is a no-no but in a novel experiment, researchers are giving babies born by C-section a dose of presumably protective germs from mom's birth canal. Read more
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Two commonly used drugs have been shown to erase the learning and memory deficits caused by fetal alcohol syndrome when given after birth.
SARASOTA, Fla. (WWSB)--Efforts to replace Obamacare with a GOP health care bill are on hold with four republican senators saying they will not support it. Now a new effort is underway to repeal Obamacare and replace it within two years.
You may have heard it's best to work out in the morning because you might get busy in the evening or blow it off after work, and some say it gives them an early energy boost.
Researchers studying a mass vaccination campaign against meningitis have found something unexpected. The shot also offered at least some protection against the sexuall…
You may see more collagen supplements popping up at drug stores in the form of tablets, drinks and powders. They claim to boost the production of collagen from the ins…
PALMETTO, Fla. (WWSB)--The section of 10th St. west in Palmetto where Club Elite once sat looks a lot different today than it did six years ago. In the early morning of September 10th, 2011--it was a scene of a drive-by shooting. In all, 24 people were shot and two killed.
SARASOTA, Fla. (WWSB)--Despite President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris Climate Accord, local governments are stepping up. On Monday, Sarasota's city commissioners committed to the Mayors National Climate Action Agenda. It comes a week after the city of Venice made the same commitment.
SARASOTA, Fla. (WWSB)--You can bet sales of black trench boats took a hit the year Bernie Madoff—and his brother—went back and forth into federal court back in 2009.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (CNN)--President Trump saying publicly for the first time today that he is under investigation as the probe of Russia's influence in the 2016 election expands.
SARASOTA, Fla. (WWSB)--The Suncoast is rated as one of the top areas for quality of life. Yet, many recent graduates plan to leave. So what is being done locally to retain them?
SARASOTA, Fla. (WWSB)--According to the Council for Responsible Nutrition, 68% of U.S. adults take a dietary supplement in one form or another. However, some in the medical field question whether they actually benefit a person's health.
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People without diabetes developed heart failure 8-10 years later than people with diabetes according to Northwestern University research.
I was teaching in Hong Kong last month. My students from both America and Hong Kong study elder care with me -- comparing Hong Kong, mainland China, and the United Sta…