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Keona Barnwell, owner of Medallion Health Care Services, LLC hosted a Community Mental Health and Wellness Fair on Saturday, July 9 at Allen Chapel AME Church in Daytona Beach.

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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, suicide rates among teenagers rose almost 60 percent from 2007 to 2018.

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Daytona Beach’s annual Easter Beach Run is Saturday, April 16. The race begins at 11 a.m. on the beach behind the Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort located at 100 N. Atlantic Ave.

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Family Health Source has been operating at the Volusia County Fairgrounds in DeLand since Jan. 10, initially providing on-site COVID-19 testing and then transitioning on Jan. 27 to distribution of at home test kits.

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WASHINGTON — Starting Saturday, private health insurers will be required to cover up to eight home COVID-19 tests per month for people on their plans. The Biden administration announced the change Monday as it looks to lower costs and make testing for the virus more convenient amid rising fr…

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MIAMI — On Jan. 3, Florida reported 85,707 cases and 61 new deaths to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, according to Miami Herald calculations of CDC data.

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In adjusting to the constraints of the pandemic, many Americans had to improvise where and how they work out. After months of adapting to a “gym anywhere” mentality and learning to accommodate more flexible workout schedules, this new fitness mindset is inspiring some larger trends for healt…

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NEW YORK — U.S. health officials on Monday cut isolation restrictions for Americans who catch the coronavirus from 10 to five days, and similarly shortened the time that close contacts need to quarantine.

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The Florida Department of Health in Volusia County is hosting the regional Path 4 Hope Virtual Summit on Oct. 12, 13 and 14 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. each day. The audience for the summit includes people working in the fields of substance use prevention and treatment, overdose prevention, an…

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Volusia County Government in partnership with the Florida Department of Health in Volusia County and city partners have contracted with private companies to open two testing sites within the county.

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Volusia County Government in partnership with the Florida Department of Health in Volusia County and city partners have contracted with private companies to open two testing sites within the county.

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A lung cancer diagnosis can bring a host of emotions and questions, and “now what?” is one of the first. Assembling the right care team and creating a treatment plan designed uniquely for you is important to get you on the right track.

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According to a 2016 study in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD), melanoma, a form of skin cancer that affects all ethnic groups, is more frequently detected in later stages in Black men and women than in any other ethnic group. This can lead to a worse prognosis and hig…

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Blacks are at higher risk for the disease and less likely to seek help.

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Florida courts are set to resume some jury trials and drop mask and social-distancing requirements, while most court proceedings will continue to take place remotely, under an order issued on June 4 by state Supreme Court Chief Justice Charles Canady.

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Overwork is killing people worldwide, sometimes decades after they finish putting in the long hours, a new study indicates. Specifically, putting in long hours led to 745,000 stroke and ischemic heart disease deaths in 2016, 29% more than in 2000, the World Health Organization said Monday.

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Volusia parents sound off on policy changes regardingface coverings for the next school term.

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On April 30, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) extended the face mask requirement for individuals across all transportation networks throughout the United States, including commuter buses.

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On Tuesday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) eased mask guidelines for those vaccinated with the coronavirus vaccine.

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President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris have announced actions to strengthen health equity and address racial disparities in maternal health through increased investment in reducing maternal mortality and morbidity. 

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