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Summit shows Black men how to take better care of their health

Summit shows Black men how to take better care of their health

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Joe Madison, a civil rights and human rights activist who hosts a talk sow on Sirius XM Radio, was very open about his health-related issues during his recent visit to Daytona Beach. “I am a walking example. A few years ago, I weighed about 300 pounds. Now I weigh 178. […]

Men’s Health Summit Saturday at B-CU

Men’s Health Summit Saturday at B-CU

A free Men’s Health Summit will take place on Saturday, April 23, from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Bethune-Cookman University’s Center for Civic Engagement. Halifax Health, Halifax Health Hospice, The Vince Carter Embassy of Hope and Bethune-Cookman are sponsoring the event. The summit will include a healthy lunch, guest speakers, door prizes and a […]

Free summit to tackle health issues  affecting Black men

Free summit to tackle health issues affecting Black men

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES An upcoming event is geared toward helping men get serious about their health. However, organizers say it will be much more than a health fair. A free Men’s Health Summit will take place on Saturday, April 23, from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Bethune-Cookman University’s Center for Civic Engagement. […]

Stepping Out of the Box for cancer research

Stepping Out of the Box for cancer research

Women’s empowerment team hosts DeLand event COMPILED BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF April 2 marked the second annual Out of the Box Fashion Show sponsored by Cameron Enterprises, LLC; Deliverance Outreach Ministries, Mitzi’s First Impression Hair Salon; and Kimeca’s Design Element. The first names of the organizations and ministries make up the women’s empowerment team called […]

Does a White doctor understand Black patient’s pain?

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 skin generally have more collagen? Is it thicker than a White person’s? Are Black people better at detecting movement than White people, and do they age more slowly? […]

How to age well in every decade of your life

How to age well in every decade of your life

BY HOWARD COHEN MIAMI HERALD TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE The title of a popular James Bond movie: “You Only Live Twice.” Forget what 007 says. We have one body to maintain and it’s the only one we get — a little cut and paste notwithstanding. The overall message? Get yourself to a doctor for regular screenings […]

Pets help provide comfort to stressed-out college students

Pets help provide comfort to stressed-out college students

BY CARLI TEPROFF MIAMI HERALD TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE MIAMI — By the end of his freshman year at Johnson & Wales University, Josh Nackenson said he “wasn’t in a good place.” His girlfriend died suddenly in another state, he had a heavy workload and he was still getting used to being on his own after […]

Study links ADHD diagnosis to child’s birth month

Study links ADHD diagnosis to child’s birth month

BY ALLIE SHAH STAR TRIBUNE TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE A new study on attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is generating a lot of discussion because of its revelatory finding — that August-born children are at a higher risk of being diagnosed with ADHD than their classmates. The study adds weight to the argument that the growing number […]

Study: Vegans could be missing essential nutrients

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 deficiency of essential nutrients? A retrospective review by Mayo Clinic physicians recently published in the Journal of the American Osteopathic Association indicated that vegans should ensure adequate intake of […]

YMCA encourages residents to learn risks, factors for developing diabetes

YMCA encourages residents to learn risks, factors for developing diabetes

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES March 22 is American Diabetes Association Alert Day and with millions of Americans at risk for prediabetes and type 2 diabetes, the Volusia Flagler Family YMCA urges residents of Volusia County to learn their risk and take action to prevent the disease. Currently, diabetes affects nearly 29 million people; another […]