Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Lions Club to host health fair

The Daytona Halifax Area Lions Club in partnership with Vanda Pharmaceuticals, Progressive Medical Research, Envision America and Family Health Source presents the...

Steps to take to build an emergency fund

Consider putting extra cash into a savings account. Keeping it out of reach of your checking account means it’s harder to...

Health

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

Healthy eating tips for college students on the go

BY ZAVIA FERGUSON SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES The countdown begins. With less than an hour on the clock, sweat rolls off the brow of Sierra...

Health Equity Summit deals with disparities

BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES The Florida Department of Health in Volusia County, Bethune-Cookman University and Halifax Health hosted the 2014 Health Equity Summit themed...

New killer drug ‘flakka’ spreading across country

Broward County has been hardest by Alpha-PVP BY TONY RIZZO AND GLENN E. RICE KANSAS CITY STAR/TNS KANSAS CITY, Mo. — It’s a new drug. And it’s...

New report: Black doctors making less than White ones

BY STACY M. BROWN NNPA NEWSWIRE African-American physicians earn 15 percent less than White physicians—an average of $262,000 compared to $303,000—according to Medscape’s 2017 Physicians Compensation...

Youth recruited as ‘replacement smokers’

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

Health department releases breastfeeding report

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES The percentage of Volusia County mothers who initiated breastfeeding of their new baby increased nearly 3 percent over four years...

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...