Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Refresh your child’s diet with low-sugar options

FAMILY FEATURES Children ages 2-18 should aim for less than 25 grams, or 6 teaspoons, of added sugar per day.

Youth recruited as ‘replacement smokers’

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

Scams heat up during Medicare open enrollment

TAIMY ALVAREZ/SOUTH FLORIDA SUN SENTINEL/TNS Nancy Kostyo, right, a SHINE (Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders) Program counselor, helps a Medicare...

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...

Breast cancer walk set for Nov. 9

“Beautiful Althea’’ presents the seventh annual Keep Up the Fight Breast Cancer Walk on Nov. 9 starting at the Lacey Family Spring...

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...

Halifax Health, sorority host breast cancer awareness event

PHOTO COURTESY OF HALIFAX HEALTH Dr. Ruby Anne Deveras (left), Jennifer Peludat and Vivian Jones address women at the “Pamper Yourself...

Now is a good time to get a flu shot

ALLEN EYESTONE/PALMBEACHPOST.COM/TNS A sign outside a CVS pharmacy advertises the shots. MAYO CLINIC NEWS NETWORK/TNS

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...

What to do with refrigerated foods after power outage

DREAMSTIME/TNS Glass containers can help you keep an eye on leftovers while they're hanging out in the fridge.