How to kick off a year of good health

Check early for hidden risk factors of heart disease FAMILY FEATURES A fresh beginning with a new year is the perfect time for a health assessment...

Halifax Health honors nurses for extraordinary work

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Halifax Health recently honored two registered nurses – Kim Albery and Mary Little – as winners of the community health system’s...

Fixing the pain problem

SAFE, EFFECTIVE OPTIONS FOR LONG-TERM TREATMENT Pain relief doesn’t have to come in a bottle, however. Physical therapists can provide a safe, drug-free alternative for...

Halifax Health to present free men’s prostate health event on Sept. 19

The Halifax Health – Center for Urology’s free men’s prostate health event is Friday, Sept. 19, from 9 a.m. to noon at the Halifax...

What to do if your teen is a cutter

MAYO CLINIC NEWS NETWORK TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE “She’s been wearing long sleeves even when it’s really hot out.” “She refuses to go swimming even though it was...

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...

Free HIV testing in Daytona June 26

BY PENNY DICKERSON DAYTONA TIMES The Florida Department of Health in Volusia County will recognize the 20th annual observance of National HIV Testing Day by offering...

Volusia steps up fight against sale of candy- flavored tobacco to children

BY PENNY DICKERSON DAYTONA TIMES The Florida Department of Health has announced that all cities in Volusia County have signed and passed non-binding resolutions to urge...

Racial and ethnic disparities persist in teenage pregnancy rates

BY TERESA WILTZ STATELINE.ORG WASHINGTON — It’s a problem once thought to be intractable, and yet pregnancy and birth rates for Black and Latina teens have...

Southern states create a new face of AIDS

BY TERESA WILTZ STATELINE.ORG / MCT New Yorker Deadra Malloy was diagnosed with HIV in 1988, but she remained healthy for so long she wasn’t completely...

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