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AEROBIC EXERCISE

Aerobic exercise is one such form of exercise that can be a fun activity as well. Read on to know more about aerobic exercise...

NCD action plan being developed to combat serious health risks

Basseterre, St. Kitts – A new non-communicable disease (NCD) action plan to help combat the prevalence of these maladies in the Federation is being...

What you should know about hip fractures and recovery

What is a hip fracture? A hip fracture is a break in the bones of your hip (near the top of your leg). How do I...

INITIAL SYMPTOMS OF BIPOLAR DISORDER

The seriousness of bipolar cases is indisputable. In fact, many patients who have symptoms of a manic-depression state can be misdiagnosed. Another important fact...

World Diabetes Day highlights diet, exercise

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- Diabetes is a key cause of death and particular concern about overweight children was voiced by Junior Minister of Health...

Dental Corner – Dental Abscess

WHAT IS AN ABSCESS? An abscess is the collection of pus following any infection, occurring within the body. When pus accumulates in relation to a...

Breast Feeding Week highlights ‘The Foundation for Life’

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts –- The Ministry Health views ‘Breast Feeding Week’ as a time to remind the public about the values of breastfeeding, the...

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,...

Periodontal Disease

Periodontitis is an infection of the periodontium, or one of the four tissues that support the teeth in the mouth: l The gingiva, or gum...

GET UP AND GET GOING

If you like the idea of exercise but lack the motivation to do it, there are plenty of tricks to fire up your enthusiasm. You...

What you should know about basic first aid

It is very important to have knowledge about the basic first aid steps because emergencies can happen anywhere and at anytime. Here are a few...

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...

MEN’S FITNESS: KEEPING UP WITH YOUR GRANDCHILDREN

Many men do not even realize just how important the other parts of men's fitness are until they have grandchildren. Want to keep up...

Senator Phipps commemorates Sept. 3-7 ‘Breastfeeding Week’

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – Sept. 3 to 7 Breastfeeding Week will feature a week of activities recognized under the theme, “Breastfeeding: Foundation for Life,”...

Minister acknowledges Diabetes Association’s partnership

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- In her address to the nation for World Diabetes Day on Nov. 14, Minister of State with responsibility for Health,...

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...

Diabetes Week highlights far-reaching effects on society

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- The “Family and Diabetes” was the theme of the Nov. 14 World Diabetes Day. The World Health Organization (WHO) and...

Minimising health risks from importing animals, plants discussed

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -– The health of humans, animals and plants, especially with respect to the requirements of international trade is being discussed by...

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