Saturday, May 30, 2020

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...

Employers find returns when they invest in workplace wellness

BY LORRAINE MIRABELLA THE BALTIMORE SUN/MCT Janis Smith feels a lot healthier — and more confident — since shedding 65 pounds in six months, and that...

Does a White doctor understand Black patient’s pain?

BY MELISSA HEALY LOS ANGELES TIMES TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE Does the blood of Black people clot more readily than that of White people? Does a Black person’s...

Health experts give the skinny on top diet trends

BY MARTHA ROSS SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS (TNS) For your New Year’s resolution, maybe you have vowed to go gluten-free. After all, your neighbor said it’s...

Health care signup help available at library

Trained navigators will offer enrollment assistance from noon to 6 p.m. Mondays and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursdays through Jan. 28 (except Dec. 24)...

‘Pink to Pink’ tour to Cuba

Palm Coast man leads trip to help area physicians and others learn more about the country’s battle against breast cancer. BY PENNY DICKERSON DAYTONA TIMES Palm Coast...

Local physician to discuss health care at Daytona State event

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Dr. Delicia Haynes, a local family physician whose practice is among the first to provide comprehensive medical care for a...

Health

Hospice needs volunteers in Palm Coast, Ormond Halifax Health - Hospice is seeking volunteers to provide assistance for patients in the Palm Coast area...

Free summit to tackle health issues affecting Black men

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES An upcoming event is geared toward helping men get serious about their health. However, organizers say it will be much more...