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A free checkup for young athletes

A free checkup for young athletes

Family First Health Center provides physicals for kids eager to play sports COMPILED BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF Dr. Delicia M. Haynes, founder and CEO of the Family First Health Center, presented the center’s seventh annual free sports physicals event on May 21. She was assisted by Dr. Andria Klioze and Dr. Karla McNish of the […]

Stroke happens regardless of age, race or gender

Stroke happens regardless of age, race or gender

MAYO CLINIC NEWS NETWORK (TNS) May is National Stroke Awareness Month, and according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, every 40 seconds, someone in the U.S. has a stroke. Often called a brain attack, a stroke occurs when a blockage stops the flow of blood to the brain or when a blood vessel […]

Halifax Health showcases renovated neonatal unit with virtual tour

Halifax Health showcases renovated neonatal unit with virtual tour

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Halifax Health Medical Center of Daytona Beach is celebrating the completion of renovations to its Betty Jane France Level II Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). The $1-million construction project, which expanded the NICU from nine to 14 beds, is showcased via a virtual tour available online at www.halifaxhealth.org/NICU. “We are […]

The nutritional benefits of drinking milk

The nutritional benefits of drinking milk

FAMILY FEATURES Ninety-six percent of Americans have milk in their refrigerators, and for good reason – it’s one of the most naturally nutrient-rich beverages available. The 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommend three daily servings of low-fat or fat-free milk or milk products as part of a balanced diet. They also focus on the variety […]

Holdsclaw discusses ‘Mind/Game’ documentary, mental illness

Holdsclaw discusses ‘Mind/Game’ documentary, mental illness

Directed by Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Rick Goldsmith, the film chronicles her rise to basketball stardom and her battle against mental illness while offering a revealing look at stigmas associated with the condition in the sports world and African-American community. EURWEB In the eyes of many, athletes are real-life superheroes, able to perform extraordinary feats for […]

Summit shows Black men how to take better care of their health

Summit shows Black men how to take better care of their health

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Joe Madison, a civil rights and human rights activist who hosts a talk sow on Sirius XM Radio, was very open about his health-related issues during his recent visit to Daytona Beach. “I am a walking example. A few years ago, I weighed about 300 pounds. Now I weigh 178. […]

Men’s Health Summit Saturday at B-CU

Men’s Health Summit Saturday at B-CU

A free Men’s Health Summit will take place on Saturday, April 23, from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Bethune-Cookman University’s Center for Civic Engagement. Halifax Health, Halifax Health Hospice, The Vince Carter Embassy of Hope and Bethune-Cookman are sponsoring the event. The summit will include a healthy lunch, guest speakers, door prizes and a […]

Free summit to tackle health issues  affecting Black men

Free summit to tackle health issues affecting Black men

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES An upcoming event is geared toward helping men get serious about their health. However, organizers say it will be much more than a health fair. A free Men’s Health Summit will take place on Saturday, April 23, from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Bethune-Cookman University’s Center for Civic Engagement. […]

Stepping Out of the Box for cancer research

Stepping Out of the Box for cancer research

Women’s empowerment team hosts DeLand event COMPILED BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF April 2 marked the second annual Out of the Box Fashion Show sponsored by Cameron Enterprises, LLC; Deliverance Outreach Ministries, Mitzi’s First Impression Hair Salon; and Kimeca’s Design Element. The first names of the organizations and ministries make up the women’s empowerment team called […]

Does a White doctor understand Black patient’s pain?

Does a White doctor understand Black patient’s pain?

BY MELISSA HEALY LOS ANGELES TIMES TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE Does the blood of Black people clot more readily than that of White people? Does a Black person’s skin generally have more collagen? Is it thicker than a White person’s? Are Black people better at detecting movement than White people, and do they age more slowly? […]

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