Halifax Health to present free men’s prostate health event on Sept. 19

The Halifax Health – Center for Urology’s free men’s prostate health event is Friday, Sept. 19, from 9 a.m. to noon at the Halifax...

Local youth receive free dental care

BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF As part of the annual Give Kids A Smile event on Feb. 3, 16 local children received free, comprehensive dental care...

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,...

Black breast cancer survivor leads walk-a-thon

Making Strides event takes place Oct. 31 at Riverfront Park BY PENNY DICKERSON DAYTONA TIMES When Valencia Robinson was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2006, she joined...

A matter of life and death

Nearly 35 percent of the more than 95,000 people on the national waiting list for a kidney transplant are African-American. BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES Minnie...

High heart disease risk for rheumatoid arthritis sufferers

MAYO CLINIC NEWS NETWORK TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE Studies have shown that if you have rheumatoid arthritis, your risk of developing heart disease is two to three...

Rare reaction puts kid on list for second heart transplant

BY JONEL ALECCIA THE SEATTLE TIMES/TNS An 8-year-old Spanaway, Wash., girl has been hospitalized since December with a failing heart, waiting for a second transplant that...

Improve Black women’s access to reproductive healthcare

I’ve been a practicing OB/GYN for nearly 15 years, long enough to see patient after patient struggle through the web of systemic barriers that...

Study: Vegans could be missing essential nutrients

MAYO CLINIC NEWS NETWORK TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE The health benefits of a plant-based diet is well-known, but the question remains: Could vegans be at risk for...

Halifax Health celebrates 90th year serving area

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES On Jan. 3, Halifax Health commemorated 90 years of service to the communities it serves with a special cupcake celebration...

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