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...

African leader discusses Ebola, Africa’s untold stories

BY GEORGE WHITE NEW AMERICA MEDIA Editor’s Note: As chair of the African Union Commission, Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma directs the staff and the work of...

Poll focuses on perceptions about sickle cell disease

BY STACY M. BROWN NNPA NEWSWIRE A new poll about sickle cell disease (SCD), presented by the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) and Pfizer revealed that...

Clean eating: What the nutrition trend means

MAYO CLINIC NEWS NETWORK/TNS “I’ve seen many nutrition trends over the years,” says Anne Bauch, Mayo Clinic Health System registered dietitian. “Many of us are...

Ticket to Work provides job training to disabled

BY NICOLE TIGGEMANN TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE Social Security encourages people to rejoin the workforce when they are able. Ticket to Work is a free and voluntary...

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...

Sulfur Emissions from Exxon Mobil Leak Harmful to Human Health

 A leak in one of Exxon Mobil’s sulfur recovery units in Baton Rouge, La. last month resulted in the release of various chemicals harmful...

Hospitals profiting from exorbitant markups

Florida is home to 20 of the 50 high markup hospitals identified in a new report. The rest are spread across 12 other states –...

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...

Health and wellness fair set at Hope Fellowship

A health and wellness fair is scheduled Saturday, March 20 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Hope Fellowship Church, 869 Derbyshire Road, Daytona...

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