Being overweight costing more than extra food

BY SHARELLE D. LOWERY NNPA NEWS SERVICE Sometimes celebrities or otherwise physically fit people will put on a fat suit and document their experience with a...

Hospice seeks volunteers for Palm Coast, Ormond Beach

Halifax Health - Hospice is seeking volunteers to provide assistance for patients in the Palm Coast area and at the Ormond Beach Care Center,...

Campaign under way to recruit more Black and Latino nurses

BY STACY M. BROWN NNPA NEWS SERVICE Because of the lack of minorities who serve as registered nurses, the American Heart Association’s “Go Red for Women”...

Tips to help maintain a healthier lifestyle

FAMILY FEATURES When it comes to creating and maintaining healthy habits, all the admonishments to “stop this” and “don’t do that” can be overwhelming. While...

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...

DeLand church to present Zika forum

DeLand church to present Zika forum Trinity United Methodist in DeLand is hosting an educational forum titled The Zika Virus: Who is at Risk? The...

Free tests available on Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

The Florida Department of Health (DOH) in Volusia County will offer free rapid HIV tests from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 7...

Report highlights health shortcomings

Volusia ranks No. 42 out of 67 counties in Florida when it comes to overall health. The county was at 40 a year ago. BY ANDREAS...

Most dog bites to kids come from family pets

BY JIM MCVEIGH MAYO CLINIC NEWS NETWORK/TNS PHOENIX — Prior studies have shown that most dog bite injuries result from family dogs. A new study conducted...

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...

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