If you hope to avoid dementia in old age, having an upbeat view on aging itself might help, new research suggests. (more…)
“Exergaming” — playing video games that get you off the sofa and into the action — has positive fitness benefits that span the generations. (more…)
Sarasota Memorial Health Care System welcomed two of Sarasota’s longstanding neurologists into its First Physician Group (FPG) network last week.
Board-certified neurologists Dean P. Sutherland, MD, Ph.D, and Gregory P. Hanes, MD, officially joined (more…)
Talk therapy can be a cost-effective way to treat teens with depression who don’t take or stop using antidepressants, a new study finds. (more…)
Sarasota Memorial Health Care System recently welcomed Dr. Paul Chomiak, MD, to its surgical oncology team.
A board-certified and fellowship-trained thoracic surgeon, Dr. Chomiak joined Sarasota Memorial’s First Physicians Group network as Director of Thoracic Surgical Oncology (more…)
You commute by car doesn’t just try your patience. (more…)
While there is no sure way to avoid lung cancer, there are steps you can take to reduce your risk. (more…)
People who stick to their New Year’s resolutions to be healthier this year might not just feel better but also reduce their risk for cancer, a new study suggests. (more…)
When families and kids travel during the holidays, they must contend with crowds, traffic and unfamiliar surroundings. (more…)
Many of the offerings most associated with holiday foods can actually be good for you and, because they’re filling, leave you feeling satisfied with small servings. (more…)
Sarasota Memorial Health Care System welcomed two of Sarasota’s longstanding surgeons into its First Physician Group (FPG) network this week.
Dr. John Nora, FACS, and Dr. Russell Novak, FACS, officially joined the health system’s network of primary and specialty physicians on Monday under the new practice name First Physicians Group General Surgery at Medical Arts. (more…)
The family that plays an online game together may get more exercise together, a new study suggests. (more…)
Here’s a seriously good reason to watch your diet: Excess weight and diabetes cause nearly 6 percent of cancers worldwide, a new study reports. (more…)
Sometimes it’s hard to fit 30 minutes of exercise into your day. But did you know you can break up an exercise plan into shorter segments and get the same health benefits? (more…)
Sarasota Memorial Health Care System has reached a fair and equitable agreement with UnitedHealthcare on a three-year extension for the contracts with Sarasota Memorial Hospital and First Physicians Group; we expect to sign the paperwork soon. (more…)
You probably know that exercise benefits your heart and waistline. But how about your risk for Glaucoma?
Icy winter weather may lead to fewer hip fractures than many believe. (more…)
Sarasota Memorial Health Care System welcomed a new pediatrician to the health system’s First Physicians Group (FPG) network and community. (more…)
Researchers say they’ve discovered a possible explanation for visual hallucinations in people with Parkinson’s disease. (more…)