Sunday, January 24, 2021

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...

Stroke happens regardless of age, race or gender

MAYO CLINIC NEWS NETWORK (TNS) May is National Stroke Awareness Month, and according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, every 40 seconds, someone...

Health department offering free COVID-19 testing

The Florida Department of Health in Volusia County (DOH-Volusia) began free, COVID-19 testing to the public on July 8. Testing will be available by appointment...

President teams up with athletes to push Obamacare

BY FREDDIE ALLEN NNPA NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON – In the final, frenzied push to boost health insurance enrollment numbers under the Affordable Care Act, President Obama...

The widening of the nutrition gap

Non-Latino Blacks and Mexican-Americans were significantly less likely to have upgraded the quality of their diets than were non-Latino Whites. BY MELISSA HEALY LOS ANGELES TIMES...

Steps to help you get a good night’s sleep

Steps to help you get a good night’s sleep FAMILY FEATURES With overscheduled days full of early-morning conference calls and endless to-do lists, it’s impossible to...

COVID IN THE COMMUNITY

Daytona resident, health official and business owners are urging local Blacks to take the virus seriously. Editor’s note: This is one in a series of...

Netherlands researchers reveal the secret to reaching age 90

BY NAJJA PARKER ATLANTA JOURNAL-CONSTITUTION/TNS DREAMSTIME/TNS Men who got in 90 minutes of physical activity a day...

Health department opening in Orange City

The Florida Department of Health in Volusia County soon will be serving residents from a new, consolidated location in Orange City. To celebrate the opening,...

Try moving more for a healthier heart

FAMILY FEATURES While heart health and how to prevent heart disease are important topics, many people in the United States – African Americans, in particular...