Libraries to host breast and cervical cancer programs

Women between 50 and 64 who have no health insurance and limited income may be eligible for free Pap smears, clinical breast exams and...

Helping cancer patients enjoy food again

Miracle fruit grown at South Florida farm masks metallic taste, enhances flavors BY MONIQUE O. MADAN MIAMI HERALD/TNS MIAMI — Her water tasted like rusty pennies; the...

President teams up with athletes to push Obamacare

BY FREDDIE ALLEN NNPA NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON – In the final, frenzied push to boost health insurance enrollment numbers under the Affordable Care Act, President Obama...

State legislators to look again at ‘direct primary care’

THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA After the idea received near-unanimous support from the House of Representatives during a June special session, Rep. Fred Costello, R-Ormond...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Mindfulness exercises helping troubled teens cope with life

BY MEREDITH COHN BALTIMORE SUN TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE BALTIMORE — When 16-year-old Kirsten White is in class and feels distracted, frustrated or angry, she looks at the...

Does a White doctor understand Black patient’s pain?

BY MELISSA HEALY LOS ANGELES TIMES TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE Does the blood of Black people clot more readily than that of White people? Does a Black person’s...

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