Friday, April 23, 2021

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...

Getting to the heart of the meal

BY RONDA RACHA PENRICE URBAN NEWS SERVICE The roots of soul food run deep. Mary McCallum-Stewart isn’t as well-known as Sylvia Woods, purveyor of Harlem’s legendary eatery,...

Fixing the pain problem

SAFE, EFFECTIVE OPTIONS FOR LONG-TERM TREATMENT Pain relief doesn’t have to come in a bottle, however. Physical therapists can provide a safe, drug-free alternative for...

CDC: 38 percent of US adults now obese

Children and teens are at 17 percent, new studies show BY KAREN KAPLAN LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS How do government agencies, private foundations, industry groups and professional societies...

Florida stores helping consumers buy foreign drugs despite ban

BY PHIL GALEWITZ KAISER HEALTH NEWS/TNS LAKELAND – A hardy market for imported low-cost prescription drugs has taken root in Florida, nourished by older Americans and...

A free checkup for young athletes

Family First Health Center provides physicals for kids eager to play sports COMPILED BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF Dr. Delicia M. Haynes, founder and CEO of the...

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...

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...

The nutritional benefits of drinking milk

FAMILY FEATURES Ninety-six percent of Americans have milk in their refrigerators, and for good reason – it’s one of the most naturally nutrient-rich beverages available. The...

Holdsclaw discusses ‘Mind/Game’ documentary, mental illness

Directed by Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Rick Goldsmith, the film chronicles her rise to basketball stardom and her battle against mental illness while offering a...