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Psychologist stresses mental health treatment’s importance for youth

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- The importance of utilizing protective factors in safeguarding mental health, as related cases are increasing in the Federation, especially among...

May is health & family life education month

HEALTH AND FAMILY LIFE EDUCATION MONTH By L.K. Hewlett Deputy Prime Minister The Hon. Sam Condor officially declared open the month of May as Health and...

EFFECTS OF ALCOHOL ON YOUR BODY

The effects of alcohol vary from person to person, but women are more susceptible than men. Alcoholic drinks - beer, wine, whiskey, vodka, rum, etc....

Workshops teach technicians to identify genetically modified events

Basseterre, St. Kitts -- Lab technicians and personnel in agriculture, environmental health and environment fields recently participated in a workshop aimed at developing the...

Living Healthy Leaders trained to manage chronic conditions

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -– Chronic conditions such as non-communicable diseases like cancer, diabetes and hypertension have become more manageable since the introduction of the...

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...

Ministry of Health in Nevis takes steps to prevent COVID-19 infection

The following is a press release from the Ministry of Health and Gender Affairs in the Nevis Island Administration regarding steps the ministry is...

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...

Cervical Cancer Awareness Month: University of Virginia Partners with the Ministry...

As part of Cervical Cancer Awareness month, celebrated in January, the Ministry of Health and Gender Affairs have again partnered with the University of...

Mental Health First Aid

Mental illness is common. In the United States, the United Kingdom and Canada an estimated 17% - 20% of persons experience mental illness (NHS...

EYE SKIN CARE

Do you have dark circles under your eyes, bags under your eyes or wrinkles around your eyes? Learn what possible causes are of those...

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...

Private Stakeholders Pledge to Support COVID-19 Preparedness and Response

Prime Minister Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris commended the public-private sector partnership at town hall meeting held Tuesday at the Newton Ground Primary School...

Newly Appointed PAHO/WHO Representative Presents Credentials to Foreign Minister Brantley

Dr. Yitades Gebre, the newly appointed representative of the Pan-American Health Organization (PAHO) and World Health Organization (WHO) for Barbados and Eastern Caribbean countries...

Drinking to much alcohol damages the liver – end

However, a newer method of blood testing, such as one launched this month by a biotech company called iQur, offers doctors another way to...

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...

Local Medical Practitioners, PAHO Experts Sensitize HMP Residents About COVID-19

A group comprising local doctors and experts from the Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO) facilitated a sensitization session with the residents of Her Majesty’s...

RE-ESTABLISHING STRUCTURAL INTEGRITY

By Dr. Miranda Fellows Nerve and Structural interference happens when nerves or tissues are interfered with causing the life energy, which flows through them, to...

EAR ACHES CAUSES, SYMPTOMS AND TREATMENT

An Earache Can Be A Real Pain In The Ear! But ear aches don't have to be. Ear aches are a common problem for many children....

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...

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