Syphilis spike among newborns driven by broader epidemic

BY ANNA GORMAN AND HEIDI DE MARCO KAISER HEALTH NEWS/TNS BAKERSFIELD, Calif. – Neonatologist Gurvir Khurana had only read about it in textbooks. Seeing it in real...

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...

Halifax Health to host colon health awareness event

In recognition of March being National Colon Cancer Awareness Month, Halifax Health is hosting a free colon health awareness event on Wednesday, March 22...

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...

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...

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...

Halifax Health doctors’ research recognized at international forum

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES The research of top physicians in the Halifax Health - Family Medicine Residency Program was recognized at the Institute for...

7 things you need to know about future of Obamacare

BY NOAM N. LEVEY TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON — You’ve seen the headlines and you’ve heard the slogans: Obamacare is on the chopping block and President-elect...

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Speech therapy for Parkinson’s update scheduled Royleen Barton will provide an update on speech therapy for people with Parkinson’s disease from 2 to 3:30 p.m....

Helping cancer patients enjoy food again

Miracle fruit grown at South Florida farm masks metallic taste, enhances flavors BY MONIQUE O. MADAN MIAMI HERALD/TNS MIAMI — Her water tasted like rusty pennies; the...

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