Monday, August 10, 2020

Hepatitis A outbreak nears 1,900 cases; 165 in Volusia

NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA With the largest numbers of cases concentrated in Pasco, Pinellas and Volusia counties, Florida has...

Daytona’s 10-week health and wellness program gets underway

DUANE C. FERNANDEZ SR./HARDNOTTSPHOTOGRAPHY.COM More than 100 people registered for this year’s Mayor’s Fitness Challenge. BY ANDREAS BUTLER...

Why more Black women die of breast cancer

COURTESY OF NNPA Black women need to demand the attention and care of health care professionals. ANALYSIS

Sobering numbers continue for Blacks, HIV/AIDS

BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day is Feb. 7.  Initially observed in 1999, the 2014 theme is “I Am My Brother’s and...

Millennial from Kenya is ‘sickle cell warrior’

Marie Ojiambo is the founder of the Sickle Strong Initiative, a Kenyan-based NGO whose mandate is to raise awareness around...

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

Plenty of pink for a great cause The annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk took place on Saturday in Daytona Beach. Hundreds participated in...

Health and wellness fair set at Hope Fellowship

A health and wellness fair is scheduled Saturday, March 20 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Hope Fellowship Church, 869 Derbyshire Road, Daytona...

Network expanding services to help HIV/AIDS patients

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Outreach Community Care Network in Daytona Beach provides services for HIV, AIDS and hepatitis C patients. The community-based organization, located at 240...

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...

Fitness app helps keep at-risk dieters on track

BY ERYN BROWN LOS ANGELES TIMES (TNS) Qiana Sago knew she had a problem. Three years ago, at age 30, she weighed 269 pounds. She was taking...