Pertussis: What to look for and when to be treated

MAYO CLINIC NEWS NETWORK TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE ROCHESTER, Minn. — Pertussis is a contagious bacterial illness spread when a person coughs or sneezes. Those at greatest...

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...

Family and friends celebrate centenarians

“For you created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother’s womb.” Psalm 139:13 sounds the praises of two centenarians being honored for...

Volusia residents urged to get vaccinated against measles

COMPILED BY TIMES STAFF The Florida Department of Health is working with other state and federal officials to monitor individuals who may have been exposed...

New killer drug ‘flakka’ spreading across country

Broward County has been hardest by Alpha-PVP BY TONY RIZZO AND GLENN E. RICE KANSAS CITY STAR/TNS KANSAS CITY, Mo. — It’s a new drug. And it’s...

City ready to spread holiday cheer

Light Up Midtown returns with health fair and senior prom BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES The City of Daytona Beach’s Light Up Midtown returns again this month...

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...

Residents asked to take county health survey

Residents in Flagler and Volusia counties are being asked to speak up and voice their opinion on a variety of health-related topics...

Fitness app helps keep at-risk dieters on track

BY ERYN BROWN LOS ANGELES TIMES (TNS) Qiana Sago knew she had a problem. Three years ago, at age 30, she weighed 269 pounds. She was taking...

B-CU students get HIV lesson from CDC

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES ANDREAS BUTLER/DAYTONA TIMES David Johnson, a public health adviser for the Center for...

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