Syphilis spike among newborns driven by broader epidemic

BY ANNA GORMAN AND HEIDI DE MARCO KAISER HEALTH NEWS/TNS BAKERSFIELD, Calif. – Neonatologist Gurvir Khurana had only read about it in textbooks. Seeing it in real...

Honor World AIDS Day by preserving health care

“Let us also continue to ensure that our Nation responds aggressively and humanely to the needs of people living with HIV and AIDS. Throughout...

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...

Alcohol, obesity, stress taking toll on millennials’ heart

MAYO CLINIC NEWS NETWORK/TNS Many of the heart disease risk factors are the same for everyone. Lifestyle choices, such as lack of exercise, obesity, smoking...

Local physician to discuss health care at Daytona State event

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Dr. Delicia Haynes, a local family physician whose practice is among the first to provide comprehensive medical care for a...

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...

Speak out and protect your health

U.S. REP. ROBIN KELLY GUEST COMMENTARY For six years, Republicans have repeated the same phrase in every conversation about healthcare: “repeal and replace” the Affordable Care...

Wishing them a happy, healthy holiday

Light Up Midtown event included screenings, entertainment Local residents got a chance to enjoy some holiday cheer and receive plenty of information on how to...

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...

Spoonfuls of yogurt could benefit adults with high blood pressure

BY MICHAEL MCGOUGH SACRAMENTO BEE/TNS In the realm of snacks, yogurt has always been considered one of the healthier options. But is it so healthy, it...

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