Some encouraging news for preemies and their families.
Eating a small amount of chocolate every week or so may decrease your risk of developing a serious type of irregular heart rhythm called atrial fibrillation.
SARASOTA, FL (WWSB) - In the age of social media, it's common to hear about challenges that many people are involved in to prove something.
Antibiotics were invented to prevent serious infections and deaths. But in the U.S., about 2 million people become infected with bacteria that can’t be treated by anti…
You might want to sprinkle some cinnamon on your toast or add a dash to your coffee. New research is confirming previous studies about the spice's health benefits.
Manatee County will host a workshop on opioid abuse next month. The May 2nd event will happen at the Bradenton Area Convention Center in Palmetto from 9 to 10:30 a.m. …
American Family Care (WWSB) -- If you feel like your allergies have acted up earlier than usual this year - or you're experiencing them for the first time - you're pro…
'Fashion Funds the Cure' gives children who are battling cancer the opportunity to strut their stuff on the runway for a cause that is helping them.
BRADENTON, Fla. -- Turning Points was awarded a $5,000 MLK Day of Service grant through the State College of Florida and the Florida Legislature for FREE mammograms an…
It used to be that the only option was to replace the valve, this was always done by dividing the sternum and opening the chest.
Now, valve replacement surgery can be performed using minimally invasive techniques and different approaches.
A newly published study in the Archives of Internal Medicine finds more than 13-million Americans may be unaware of and undiagnosed for their thyroid conditions,
American Heart Association finds African-Americans are disproportionately affected by obesity. among non-Hispanic blacks age 20 and older, 63 percent of men and 77 percent of women are overweight or obese. but why.
There is now a GPS Cancer test that tells oncologists what an individuals cancer will not respond to, eliminating excess treatments, unwanted side effects and harming immune system.
The Ornish Reversal Program at Healthfit, powered by Sarasota Memorial is going strong after one year, and graduating participants are reaping health benefits.
Rodriguez a successful Sarasota photographer has Wilson disease, a genetic disorder that is fatal unless detected and treated before serious illness from copper poisoning develops, according to the Wilson Disease Association.
It's been more than a couple of decades since Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy, or (HBOT) has been used to treat people for a myriad of ailments.
Now it is used to also used to treat our pets.
Who says you can't walk and talk at the same time!
Now. Suncoast physicians and their patients are proving that it can be done, all while taking a step toward better health, with 'Walk with a Doc'.
For years people suffering mental illness had no rights, they underwent surgery's and shock treatment that were unnecessary or failed, and were often incarcerated without hope of release.
Now, there are laws that serve to protect the mentally ill.
Bipolar disorder is a mental illness that affects more than five and a half million people in the U.S.
According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the chemical imbalance doesn't discriminate and affects men, women, and all races ethnic groups and social classes.
There are a plethora of gift giving beauty choices. But, it's important to make sure that whoever is performing the wrinkle treatments, fillers and applying the lashes are properly qualified.
Juvent, is an FDA class-1 approved piece of fitness equipment, but seven studies, including one published in JAMA,Journal of the American Medical Association finds bone building benefits.
Since the mid 80's, Volunteers of Sarasota Memorial Hospitals Meadows Heart Group, a group of special ladies get together on Friday mornings to sew, apply appliques and stuff mended heart pillows.
Trying to find a cure for Alzheimer's disease may seem a monumental task, but one young woman in the Mast program at Sarasota High School is doing just that.
Younger patients with chronic and acute knee pain who aren't eligible for knee replacement surgery, and older patients that are too weak, are among those who may now consider a nerve block procedure.