Sunday, March 7, 2021

BOOST YOUR SPIRITS THROUGH THE HOLIDAYS AND BEYOND

FROM FAMILY FEATURES Stress and anxiety are all too familiar to many Americans, this year especially, and the added pressure of the holiday season may...

Halifax Health receives Komen grant to provide free mammograms

For a limited time, uninsured women who are residents of Volusia and Flagler counties can receive free mammograms courtesy of a grant provided by...

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)...

Syphilis spike among newborns driven by broader epidemic

BY ANNA GORMAN AND HEIDI DE MARCO KAISER HEALTH NEWS/TNS BAKERSFIELD, Calif. – Neonatologist Gurvir Khurana had only read about it in textbooks. Seeing it in real...

Honor World AIDS Day by preserving health care

“Let us also continue to ensure that our Nation responds aggressively and humanely to the needs of people living with HIV and AIDS. Throughout...

Simple ways to reduce your risk for heart disease

‘Our Hearts’ is a national effort to motivate Americans to adopt heart-healthy behaviors. GETTY IMAGES Getting up...

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...

New Smyrna COVID-19 testing site open daily

With the holiday season upon us, the COVID-19 test site in New Smyrna Beach is busier than ever, setting a new record for daily...

Halifax Health to present free men’s prostate health event on Sept. 19

The Halifax Health – Center for Urology’s free men’s prostate health event is Friday, Sept. 19, from 9 a.m. to noon at the Halifax...

Holdsclaw discusses ‘Mind/Game’ documentary, mental illness

Directed by Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Rick Goldsmith, the film chronicles her rise to basketball stardom and her battle against mental illness while offering a...