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Monitoring blood pressure at home

Why should I monitor my blood pressure at home? Monitoring your blood pressure at home helps you and your doctor choose how to treat your...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

DENTAL CORNER – What are dental implants? Types of Dental...

Implants rely on titanium fixtures inserted into the jawbone. Most implants are made of titanium, which is very effective at fusing with living bone...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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