Wednesday, May 27, 2020

War on opioids hurts sickle cell disease patients

BY LEONARD E. COLVIN NEW JOURNAL AND GUIDE/NNPA For the thousands of individuals who suffer from the effects of sickle cell anemia, pain is a common...

Simple ways to reduce your risk for heart disease

‘Our Hearts’ is a national effort to motivate Americans to adopt heart-healthy behaviors. GETTY IMAGES Getting up...

HEALTH CARE FOR ALL

Azalea Health provides affordable options for residents in Volusia, Flagler CHARLES W. CHERRY II / DAYTONA...

Halifax Health celebrates 90th year serving area

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES On Jan. 3, Halifax Health commemorated 90 years of service to the communities it serves with a special cupcake celebration...

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...

A simple way to stay healthier: Be a giver

BY TERRI YABLONKY STAT CHICAGO TRIBUNE/TNS If there’s a magic pill for happiness and longevity, we may have found it. Countless studies have found that generosity, both...

African leader discusses Ebola, Africa’s untold stories

BY GEORGE WHITE NEW AMERICA MEDIA Editor’s Note: As chair of the African Union Commission, Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma directs the staff and the work of...

Youth recruited as ‘replacement smokers’

An estimated 32,300 Floridians die each year, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. 

Avoid complications during pregnancy

BY SHANTELLA Y. SHERMAN NNPA NEWS SERVICE Even before a woman decides to become pregnant, a thorough health assessment should be undertaken. This should determine how well...

Health and wellness fair set at Hope Fellowship

A health and wellness fair is scheduled Saturday, March 20 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Hope Fellowship Church, 869 Derbyshire Road, Daytona...