Thursday, April 22, 2021

MLK banquet to draw attention to public health

Health care injustice to be topic of Jan. 16 event in Daytona BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF “Injustice Redefined: The Health of the Beloved Community’’ is the...

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...

Wishing them a happy, healthy holiday

Light Up Midtown event included screenings, entertainment Local residents got a chance to enjoy some holiday cheer and receive plenty of information on how to...

Volusia youth receive nearly $4,000 in dental care

Hygienist Christine Hulme is shown with Delmi Lopez, 10, during her visit to the Department of Health in Volusia County’s dental...

Halifax Health-Hospice seeks volunteers

Halifax Health-Hospice seeks caring, supportive and dedicated volunteers to provide assistance with patient meal preparation, front desk reception, patient visits, and building...

Hospitals across state to receive next vaccine batch

BY CHRISTINE SEXTON NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – About 180 hospitals across the state will have access to COVID-19 vaccines as of next week, Florida’s...

How to combat social isolation

FAMILY FEATURES Even before COVID-19 limited social contact with friends, family and colleagues, many adults experienced loneliness and depression due to limited contact with others....

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...

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...

Report shows that Black men are ‘dying too soon’

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of all men in Volusia County, including Black men. Cancer and unintentional death are second...