Monday, March 30, 2020

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...

Palm Coast firefighters raise awareness about firefighter cancer

PHOTO COURTESY OF PALM COAST FIRE DEPARTMENT Palm Coast Fire Lt. Richard Cline, a cancer survivor, places his boots on...

Family of Black doctors has social media buzzing

Dr. Herbert Oye (fourth from left), is a Nigerian immigrant. Upon moving to the United States, he attended medical school and...

Deaths skyrocket among African teens With HIV

TRICE EDNEY NEWS WIRE A report released this month by the children’s rights agency UNICEF states that AIDS is the No. 1 killer of adolescents...

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...

Are those alcohol drinks sabotaging your diet?

DREAMSTIME/TNS Twelve ounces of regular beer has 153 calories. Craft beer, which often has higher alcohol content, can have more. Five...

How to take a holistic approach to self-care

GETTY IMAGES A well-balanced diet should include plenty of fruits and vegetables to ensure your body is receiving an ample supply...

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...