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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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