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Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Living in Emotional Balance

By Dianne Collins Our mind, body and spirit are deeply connected, how we think, feel has an effect on our bodily system. Emotions, feelings, thoughts...

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...

Men Encouraged To Seek Medical Advice On Prostate Concerns Rather Than...

Press Release Basseterre, St. Kitts, July 14, 2016 (SKNIS): Dr. Winston Isaac, a Kittitian and co-founder of the Walnut Foundation of Ontario, Canada, advised the men of...

PS Knight Endorses Sport As A Preventative Measure For Lifestyle Diseases

Press Release Basseterre, St. Kitts, July 08, 2016 (SKNIS): Stanley Knight, Permanent Secretary (PS) in the Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture, said that sport is imperative...

Stem cell vs. regenerative research?

Dr. the Honourable Prime Minster Harris criticizes former PM, his supporters as ‘fear-mongers, acting at the highest level of irresponsibility’ By Dave Kaiser Stem cell research...

Brazilian Expert Works With Local JNF Medical Professionals

Press Release Basseterre, St. Kitts, June 24, 2016 (SKNIS): A Brazilian medical expert, Dr. Silvia Lagrotta, is currently serving in an observatory role on a regenerative medicine...

Year-end period under consideration for National Health Scheme

Plans almost in consultation stage By a Staff Writer The latter part of 2016 is being eyed by Minister of Health, Hon. Eugene Hamilton as the...

Effort underway to open new cancer centre

First patient to be admitted within 45 days  Staff Writer A new cancer treatment centre is being completed at the northern section of the private ward...

Confronting Mental Health Issues in St. Kitts & Nevis – The...

Ours is a paradise, nevertheless, as a middle income country, in fact the smallest independent nation in the entire Western Hemisphere, our developmental challenges...

“I Am Too Young to Drink”

A discussion on the devastating impacts of alcohol consumption on a developing fetus On Wednesday, 23rd March, 2016, the UWI Open Campus in St. Kitts...

PREVENTION AND CONTROL OF TUBERCULOSIS GUIDELINES LAUNCHED IN COMMEMORATION OF WORLD...

Basseterre, St. Kitts, March 24, 2016 (SKNIS): Dr. Retna Walwyn-Browne, Acting Director of Community Based Health Services, launched the guidelines for the prevention and...

Discussions To Address Caribbean Nursing Shortage

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) -- Jamaica’s minister of health, Dr Fenton Ferguson, says that discussions are underway to facilitate the seamless movement of nurses throughout...

FOODS TO EAT TO LOSE WEIGHT

Do you know that you can effectively lose your body weight by changing your eating habits? There are certain foods that can help reduce...

MEDICINAL USES OF ALOE VERA

The ancient medicinal uses of Aloe Vera was first discovered in 1862 from an Egyptian tablet dating 1550 BC. Today, many researches are being...

SORE THROAT REMEDIES

Either a virus or a bacterium causes sore throat. It can be completely cured in the initial stages if you try out the simple...

DANGERS OF FOOD ADDITIVES AND PRESERVATIVES

Many foods available in the market contain different types of additives and preservatives. These chemicals can give rise to certain health problems. Here is...

PM DOUGLAS WARNS REGION ON AIDS

BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS, (CUOPM) – A warning from St. Kitts and Nevis Prime Minister Hon. Dr. Denzil L. Douglas at the 17th International AIDS Conference...

SORE SPOTS ON THE SCALP

Sore spots on the scalp are caused by various reasons. This condition may result from the use of harsh shampoos and conditioners, skin infections,...

ENERGY – HIGH CARBOHYDRATE FOODS

Carbohydrates are the most important source of energy. It is mainly provided through the plant foods. Here is a list of high carbohydrate foods...

THE ROLE OF BACTERIA IN BOWEL HEALTH

By Dr. Miranda Fellows Current dietary habits, wrong food combinations, excessive use of sweets and other refined carbohydrates and indiscriminate use of antibiotics have yielded...

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