Health department issues tips on staying safe after storm

Here are tips on how to protect your family after the hurricane from the Florida Department of Health in Orange County. Preventing foodborne diseases •People should...

Doctor to discuss back care at Lunch N’ Lecture

Dr. Sean Gimbert will teach about “Bulletproofing Your Back” at the next Lunch N’ Lecture, set for Friday, Sept. 15. The Lunch N’ Lecture...

Halifax Health – Hospice to host 5K Run & Walk

Halifax Health - Hospice will host its 16th Annual 5K Run & Walk – Celebrating the Spirit of Caregiving on Saturday, Sept. 9 at...

Women’s voices often missing from health care debate

‘Women’s health’ means very different things to different people, based on their backgrounds and ages. BY ANNA GORMAN AND JENNY GOLD KAISER HEALTH NEWS/TNS Women, in particular, have...

Health department releases breastfeeding report

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES The percentage of Volusia County mothers who initiated breastfeeding of their new baby increased nearly 3 percent over four years...

War on opioids hurts sickle cell disease patients

BY LEONARD E. COLVIN NEW JOURNAL AND GUIDE/NNPA For the thousands of individuals who suffer from the effects of sickle cell anemia, pain is a common...

The importance of planning for long-term care

FROM FAMILY FEATURES Research suggests that most Americans turning age 65 will need some form of assistance with everyday activities, known as long-term care, as...

Ticket to Work provides job training to disabled

BY NICOLE TIGGEMANN TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE Social Security encourages people to rejoin the workforce when they are able. Ticket to Work is a free and voluntary...

Report shows that Black men are ‘dying too soon’

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of all men in Volusia County, including Black men. Cancer and unintentional death are second...

Health officials: Tuesday a good day for HIV testing

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Local health organizations are encouraging local residents to get tested during National HIV Testing Day on Tuesday, June 27. The Florida Department...

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