Living

Living

Access health information from home with your library card

We all know that an Internet search can produce a labyrinth of misdirects, outdated info, and disguised advertisements. This may be an inconvenience if you are simply searching for the nearest Chinese takeout or forgotten song lyrics to settle a bet. But if you are searching for current, factual information on health related conditions or treatments, it is more serious. Your Manatee County Library System has several options for finding credible health information, and with your library card, you may not even have to leave your house to access them.

Religion

Religion Almanac: July 22

Religion Almanac, a roundup of local religious events open to the public, is published weekly in Faith & Values. Deadline for news releases is noon Monday for the Saturday edition. Email announcements to calendar@ bradenton.com.

Living

Make smart tech choices for your new smart home

The smart evolution has begun in our homes. More and more connected items are available to let you control your property from a single device, no matter where you are. Everything from lighting to heating and even making a cup of coffee can be at your fingertips.

Living

Parents @ Play: Arts and crafts

We all know that kids need to be spending time outside working up a sweat and building strong muscles. But they also need plenty of down time. And what better way to relax than by creating art? Here are some truly outstanding ways you and your kids can flex your creativity muscles together.

Videos

This man needed 16 stitches in his eye after improper use of contact lenses

A man named Jim in this testimonial from 2015 talks about the serious eye infection he endured due to his improper use of contact lenses, which consisted of wearing old ones.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
This man needed 16 stitches in his eye after improper use of contact lenses 2:06

This man needed 16 stitches in his eye after improper use of contact lenses

Homestead Hospital is growing food to heal patients 0:45

Homestead Hospital is growing food to heal patients

Tasty mango smoothie treat to beat the Florida heat 1:04

Tasty mango smoothie treat to beat the Florida heat

Searching for the original Haden mango tree of Miami 2:16

Searching for the original Haden mango tree of Miami