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Sunday, September 23, 2018

SUGAR ADDICTION

Sugar addiction is a fairly common phenomenon these days. Anybody with a sweet tooth knows only too well how addictive sweets can be. Eat...

The Pervasiveness of Negativity

By Dianne P. Collins The happiness of your life Depends on the quality of your thoughts Marcus Aurelius (AD 121-180) In the world around us we are constantly...

BAD BREATH AND WHAT TO DO ABOUT IT

Bad breath is an embarrassing problem. Many of us would have suffered from bad breath at some point in our lives. Bad breath is usually...

FACTS ON ASTHMA

Asthma is a condition where the airway in humans constricts, gets inflamed and is lined with mucus. The condition though generally associated with humans,...

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...

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...

That oh so painful abscess

Definition An abscess is an enclosed collection of liquefied tissue, known as pus, somewhere in the body. It is the result of the body's defensive...

THREE-DAY TUNA DIET PLAN – PT. 2

However, you have to remember to use only diet sugar and drink only diet soda. The three-day tuna plan stresses on drinking at least...

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...

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...

THAT ANNOYING RINGING IN YOUR EAR

A ringing noise in ears is known in medical terms as tinnitus & there is no apparent outside source for this loud noise. The...

Dental Diagnosis

Dental Diagnosis is the most important aspect in modern dentistry. Oral examinations, x-rays and checkups are done to ensure a proper treatment plan is...

HARD FACTS: HIV/AIDS IN ST. KITTS-NEVIS

By Floyd French Observer Reporter (Basseterre, St. Kitts) - Like other forms of information, statistics may be distorted for a sensational or bias effect. A recent media...

WHY DO WE GROW OLD?

Why we grow old is a mystery, a mystery that scientists may be on the verge of cracking open. Can real treatments for aging...

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...

Behavioral patterns must change to minimize AIDS impact

By Liz Rahaman Positive behavior change is needed if St. Kitts and Nevis is to minimize the impact of the dreaded HIV/AIDS epidemic on its...

EXERCISE HELPS BOOST YOUR MOOD

Can exercise really help in boosting your mood if you suffer from depression? Well, according to some studies, it does. Find out more about...

CARIB WELLNESS: GETTING BETTER ALL THE TIME

By Steve Thomas Observer Nevis Editor (Charlestown, Nevis) – The center of Charlestown buzzes with energy during the day. Vehicles push through, people throng the streets...

HOW TO MASSAGE THE STOMACH

*     To begin the exercise, you need to stand with your feet parallel. *     Bend your legs a little and sink your weight into them. *     Remember to keep...

Yoga as an aid to curing lower back pain

The potential for yoga to be used to treat low back pain is being investigated by researchers. Millions of UK people suffer from chronic low...

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