National HIV Testing Day to be recognized June 27

FROM STAFF REPORTS An estimated 1.1 million people are living with HIV in the United States and almost one in five don’t know they are...

‘ALL ABOUT THE SURVIVORS’

              Resident battling breast cancer will share her story at  ‘Making  Strides Against Cancer’ walk. BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Toni Charles was first diagnosed with breast cancer in 2014, and...

Speak out and protect your health

U.S. REP. ROBIN KELLY GUEST COMMENTARY For six years, Republicans have repeated the same phrase in every conversation about healthcare: “repeal and replace” the Affordable Care...

How to help your dog fight the flu season

FAMILY FEATURES People who have suffered from the flu know how exhausting the fever, chills and upset stomach can be. Your dog may be at...

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...

Health experts give the skinny on top diet trends

BY MARTHA ROSS SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS (TNS) For your New Year’s resolution, maybe you have vowed to go gluten-free. After all, your neighbor said it’s...

Halifax Health honors nurses for extraordinary work

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Halifax Health recently honored two registered nurses – Kim Albery and Mary Little – as winners of the community health system’s...

Health care signup help available at library

Trained navigators will offer enrollment assistance from noon to 6 p.m. Mondays and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursdays through Jan. 28 (except Dec. 24)...

Doctor dispenses medicine, compassion

Daytona Beach physician discusses patients’ trust, high cost of health care BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Dr. Loretha King, a primary care physician at Florida Health Care...

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...

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