Wednesday, August 5, 2020

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 to host colon health awareness event

In recognition of March being National Colon Cancer Awareness Month, Halifax Health is hosting a free colon health awareness event on Wednesday, March 22...

City ready to spread holiday cheer

Light Up Midtown returns with health fair and senior prom BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES The City of Daytona Beach’s Light Up Midtown returns again this month...

HEALTH CARE FOR ALL

Azalea Health provides affordable options for residents in Volusia, Flagler CHARLES W. CHERRY II / DAYTONA...

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...

Health experts: Get flu shots by Halloween

COMPILED BY THE DAYTONA TIMES STAFF The Florida Department of Health in Volusia County is urging residents to get vaccinated against influenza by the end...

When the unexpected happens

It was a beautiful, sunny day when Jordan Nerski headed to the playground with his mother, like millions of other kids on summer vacation....

Free AIDS screening at Chamblis Center

The Odessa Chambliss Center for Health Equity at Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) in collaboration with CAN Community Health is providing free HIV/AIDS testing every Friday...

Longtime Midtown doctor retires; heading to Jamaica

PHOTO COURTESY OF HALIFAX HEALTH Dr. Andrea Thorpe (center) is shown with guests at her retirement party.

Choose cold remedies carefully if you have high blood pressure

MAYO CLINIC NEWS NETWORK/TNS Over-the-counter cold remedies aren’t off-limits if you have high blood pressure, but it’s important to...