Friday, April 23, 2021

Health educator takes stand against smoking

BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES Charles Bethune is the new Students Working Against Tobacco (SWAT) coordinator at the Florida Department of Health in Volusia County. The...

Halifax Health showcases renovated neonatal unit with virtual tour

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Halifax Health Medical Center of Daytona Beach is celebrating the completion of renovations to its Betty Jane France Level II...

Report shows that Black men are ‘dying too soon’

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of all men in Volusia County, including Black men. Cancer and unintentional death are second...

Spoonfuls of yogurt could benefit adults with high blood pressure

BY MICHAEL MCGOUGH SACRAMENTO BEE/TNS In the realm of snacks, yogurt has always been considered one of the healthier options. But is it so healthy, it...

Halifax Health – Hospice seeks volunteers for meal prep assistance

Halifax Health - Hospice is seeking caring, supportive and dedicated volunteers to provide assistance with patient meal...

How to solve problems without attacking people

DREAMSTIME/TNSSolving any problem means getting to the truth of the matter. BY JUDI LIGHT HOPSON TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE

HOW TO BE AN EFFECTIVE PARTNER IN YOUR IBD CARE

FROM FAMILY FEATURES A lifelong diagnosis like inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) may feel overwhelming and confusing, but by working closely with your health care...

New Smyrna Beach residents stepping in the name of fitness

BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF Steve Bostick of New Smyrna Beach approached Donna  Gray-Banks, community resource director of New Smyrna Beach, in June about a line-dancing...

Young Blacks benefit from HPV vaccine, experts say

BY STACY M. BROWN NNPA NEWS SERVCE Higher rates of cancers associated with the human papillomavirus (HPV) occur in African-Americans compared to Whites, according to a...

Palm Coast’s Pink 
5K run/walk set 
for Sunday

Palm Coast’s seventh annual Pink 5K run/walk and pet-friendly One-Mile Fun Walk will be Sunday, Oct. 15. The Pink 5K race is hosted by Florida...