Sunday, March 7, 2021

DeSantis urges patience amid demand for vaccinations

BY CHRISTINE SEXTON NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Gov. Ron DeSantis on Wednesday asked Floridians to be patient as COVID-19 vaccines are rolled out for...

Spoonfuls of yogurt could benefit adults with high blood pressure

BY MICHAEL MCGOUGH SACRAMENTO BEE/TNS In the realm of snacks, yogurt has always been considered one of the healthier options. But is it so healthy, it...

Build a better health care budget

Tips for managing the mounting costs of a chronic condition FROM FAMILY FEATURES Managing a chronic disease takes plenty of special planning and attention, and...

PLAY IT SAFE

Tips to keep kids safe all summer long From Family Features Summer is a time of playground fun, camping, swimming and other outdoor activities. When kids...

COVID IN THE COMMUNITY

Daytona resident, health official and business owners are urging local Blacks to take the virus seriously. Editor’s note: This is one in a series of...

Southern states create a new face of AIDS

BY TERESA WILTZ STATELINE.ORG / MCT New Yorker Deadra Malloy was diagnosed with HIV in 1988, but she remained healthy for so long she wasn’t completely...

Campaign under way to recruit more Black and Latino nurses

BY STACY M. BROWN NNPA NEWS SERVICE Because of the lack of minorities who serve as registered nurses, the American Heart Association’s “Go Red for Women”...

Are all these drugs for seniors necessary?

An increasing number of elderly patients nationwide are on multiple medications to treat chronic diseases, raising their chances of dangerous drug interactions and serious...

Halifax Heart-Auxiliary recognizes cart driver

Albert Williams Sr. Albert Williams Sr. of Daytona Beach has been named the Joe Petrock Auxiliary Volunteer of...