Halifax Health-Hospice to present ‘Hearts & Hooves Retreat

Halifax Health–Hospice Begin Again Children’s Grief Center will present its next Hearts & Hooves retreat on April 26 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m.  One of...

Health experts: Get flu shots by Halloween

COMPILED BY THE DAYTONA TIMES STAFF The Florida Department of Health in Volusia County is urging residents to get vaccinated against influenza by the end...

Warning signs of sudden cardiac arrest

MAYO CLINIC NEWS NETWORK (TNS) Sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) is a medical emergency. It happens when an event, usually an electrical disturbance, quickly and unexpectedly...

Home remedies for colds: What works, what doesn’t

MAYO CLINIC NEWS NETWORK/TNS Cold remedies are almost as common as the common cold, but are they effective? Nothing can cure a cold, but there...

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...

Obamacare sign-up help is on the way

Health insurance enrollment event to be held Sunday BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES Daytona Beach Mayor Derrick Henry is encouraging every uninsured resident to sign up...

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...

Halifax Health to host colon health awareness event

In recognition of March being National Colon Cancer Awareness Month, Halifax Health is hosting a free colon health awareness event on Wednesday, March 22...

Sobering numbers continue for Blacks, HIV/AIDS

BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day is Feb. 7.  Initially observed in 1999, the 2014 theme is “I Am My Brother’s and...

Local officials not too worried about Zika’s impact on tourism

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES The Florida Department of Health confirmed 15 new travel-related cases of the Zika virus on Wednesday, which included one in Volusia...

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