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Sunday, March 24, 2019

Treating the awkward years

By JAN HOFFMAN Robert T. Brown’s patients may be obese or anorexic; sexual innocents or infected with chlamydia; male or female; jocks or goths; abusers...

Who are normal people? – The psychiatrist’s view

What constitutes normality? According to Dr. Edward Glover of London, normal people are free of symptoms, unhampered by mental conflicts, secure a satisfactory work capacity,...

Criminal Behaviour

By Dr. Franz Browne What is criminal behaviour? People who engage in criminal behaviour not only break the law of the land, but also act in...

BIG START FOR BREAST CANCER FIGHT

Story Courtesy of Pink Lily Breast Cancer Care Nevis (Nevis) - An audience of over 60 guests were touched, moved and inspired as they watched...

Sen. Phipps describes health sector improvements

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -– There has only been one confirmed case of vector-borne disease in 2018, Minister of State with responsibility for Health, Senator...

SKABA under new management

By Kevin Davis St. Kitts Office Manager Glen ‘Ghost’ Phillip has been appointed St. Kitts Amateur Basketball Association (SKABA) president. The basketball veteran received tremendous support during...

Pulse and blood pressure

Meaning of the Pulse: The ventricles pump blood into the articles regularly about 70 to 80 times a minutes.  The force of the ventricular contraction...

Mainly for the ladies

Whether you’ve got a nagging back, a sprained ankle, or cramps you curse each month, here’s a guide to which pain reliever works best. Workout...

Dysentery

Dysentery What is Dysentery? Dysentery is an infection of the intestines which results in inflammation and diarrhea. There are two types of dysentery: Bacillary Dysentery, caused by...

SCOTIA BANK TAKES PART IN HIV/AIDS COUNSELLING AND TESTING

By Floyd French Observer Reporter (Basseterre, St. Kitts) - The Fort Street Branch of the Bank of Nova Scotia will become a voluntary HIV/AIDS counselling and...

WHY DO PEOPLE SMOKE?

If you want an answer to the question asked for almost half a century now, "Why do people smoke?", here is an answer added...

Ganglion What is Ganglion?

A Ganglion is a benign tumor (non-cancerous growth). Its name is arrived from the Greek word ‘knot’ which describes its general appearance. It is...

COMMON KNEE INJURIES

The knee is a complex joint which has ligaments, tendons and bones. Here are some of the common knee injuries that can affect it. It...

TRIP TO RAISE FUNDS TO FIGHT BREAST CANCER

By Steve Thomas Observer Nevis Editor (Charlestown, Nevis) – A one-day trip from the Federation to Montserrat will be held on Monday, May 12, to raise...

Stomach massage

By Rachna Gupta The stomach is a very important part of the body. Simple and complex problems associated with the stomach can be relieved with...

World AIDS Day: Knowing your status key factor in eliminating...

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- The theme for this year’s World AIDS Day, “Know Your Status,” is a reminder to the world that the fight...

Panic attacks

What are Panic Attacks? Panic attacks are a sudden onset of acute anxiety, occurring without warning, often in particular situations such as crowded or confined...

EAR PIERCING AFTERCARE

Ear piercing has been practiced since ancient time. You need to take extreme care of your ear after ear piercing. Here are some helpful...

Government Plans to Tackle Non-Communicable Disease

The government of St. Kitts and Nevis is embarking on a plan to tackle Non Communicable Diseases( NCDs) through improvements in community based healthcare,...

Conjunctivitis

WHAT IS CONJUNCTIVITIS? Conjunctivitis is an inflammation of the transparent membrane (conjunctiva) that covers the white of the eyes (sclera) and the inside of the...

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