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...

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...

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...

Poll focuses on perceptions about sickle cell disease

BY STACY M. BROWN NNPA NEWSWIRE A new poll about sickle cell disease (SCD), presented by the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) and Pfizer revealed that...

Chronic conditions more common in Blacks

FAMILY FEATURES Heart disease, cancer, diabetes and stroke are among the most common causes of illness, disability and death in the United States, according to...

Steps to help you get a good night’s sleep

Steps to help you get a good night’s sleep FAMILY FEATURES With overscheduled days full of early-morning conference calls and endless to-do lists, it’s impossible to...

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...

Palm Coast’s Pink 
5K run/walk set 
for Sunday

Palm Coast’s seventh annual Pink 5K run/walk and pet-friendly One-Mile Fun Walk will be Sunday, Oct. 15. The Pink 5K race is hosted by Florida...

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...

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