Friday, April 23, 2021

Efforts expand to get more Blacks vaccinated

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Governor Ron DeSantis has expanded vaccinations to those 50 years or older that are K-12 employees, long-term care facilities residents and...

Sulfur Emissions from Exxon Mobil Leak Harmful to Human Health

 A leak in one of Exxon Mobil’s sulfur recovery units in Baton Rouge, La. last month resulted in the release of various chemicals harmful...

For better health, watch the sugar intake

FAMILY FEATURES Consuming more than nine teaspoons of sugar a day for men and six teaspoons for women can lead to health problems such as...

Halifax Health to host colon health awareness event

In recognition of March being National Colon Cancer Awareness Month, Halifax Health is hosting a free colon health awareness event on Wednesday, March 22...

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...

HEALTH CARE FOR ALL

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

Volusia has most cases of hepatitis A

TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE Hepatitis A is caused by contagious virus that infects the liver, which can lead to serious liver...

State to offer virus tests in New Smyrna through January

COVID-19 testing will be provided by the Florida Division of Emergency Management through Jan. 31. The site, located at the City Gym, 1000 Live...

Young adults get their vaccines at Midtown center

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Jamari Daniels, 28, was among the local residents receiving the first dose of the Moderna vaccine at the Midtown Cultural &...

Poll focuses on perceptions about sickle cell disease

BY STACY M. BROWN NNPA NEWSWIRE A new poll about sickle cell disease (SCD), presented by the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) and Pfizer revealed that...