Back-to-School physicals, vaccinations available at clinic

Back-to-school physicals will be offered next month by appointment at the Halifax Health-Keech Pediatric Neighborhood Care clinic in Daytona Beach. 

CDC: 38 percent of US adults now obese

Children and teens are at 17 percent, new studies show BY KAREN KAPLAN LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS How do government agencies, private foundations, industry groups and professional societies...

Volusia has most cases of hepatitis A

TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE Hepatitis A is caused by contagious virus that infects the liver, which can lead to serious liver...

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...

County urges mosquito precautions

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Since the Department of Health in Orange County issued a health advisory for eastern...

When quitting is winning

Family Features Quitting tobacco is hard, but it’s never too late to quit and begin reaping the health benefits of a tobacco-free lifestyle. Whether you use...
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The connection between stress and strokes

The idea of a stroke is frightening because it comes without warning and can change your life...

Insufficient Vitamin D linked to prostate cancer

BY JAZELLE HUNT
 NNPA WASHINGTON CORRESPONDENT WASHINGTON  – The relationship between melanin and Vitamin D – the nutrient that sunlight provides – may explain why African-American,...

Free AIDS screening at Chamblis Center

The Odessa Chambliss Center for Health Equity at Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) in collaboration with CAN Community Health is providing free HIV/AIDS testing every Friday...

Volusia has highest rate in state of pregnant smokers

Volusia County has a higher rate of mothers who smoke during pregnancy than Florida. according to a special report released by the Florida Department...

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