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Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Making Healthy Choices for the Holidays

The Holiday season is filled with family, revelling, worship and food, however, it’s also the time of year when we break almost all the...

Teenage Pregnancy – Does Age Really Matter?

The sight of a young girl with a ‘big belly’ is a fairly common one in the Caribbean. A United Nations Report (2013) indicated...

Zika in SKN was Inevitable says Health Official

By Loshaun Dixon Basseterre, St. Kitts-The presence of the Zika virus in the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis was inevitable because of travel in...

Alzheimer’s Disease and the Alzheimer’s Association of St Kitts-Nevis

Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive degenerative brain syndrome that affects memory, thinking and behavior. The main risk factor for the disease is age. Persons...

JLPS School Meals Program Initiated New cafeteria opens, 124 students...

By Monique Washington Smiling faces, hot food and happy students were all at the official opening of the Joycelyn Liburd Primary School (JLPS) cafeteria on...

Ministry of Health on Nevis gives update on Zika Virus Disease

Press Release: NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (October 07, 2016) -- The following is a press release from the Ministry of Health in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA),...

Back to Basics – Understanding Morality and Moral Development

Many argue that moral development and a sense of caring are values to be fostered at home rather than at school.  However, the teaching...

LOVE LIFTED ME

by Dr. Jessica Bardales I still wake up at 4 a.m. everyday to check on my children. When they were small I used to readjust the...

The Power of Sound

By Dianne P. Collins Mankind has over the ages used many avenues for healing body and soul and one of them has been sound. Sound...

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...

Nevis Marathon & Running Festival Offers Something For Everyone

Press Release Charleston, Nevis, August 8, 2016 -- With a distance to fit every athlete, the Nevis Marathon and Running Festival is a welcome...

Have a good laugh, your body will love you for it!

By Dianne P. Collins From time to time I enjoy a good laugh. Decades ago I had a cat who made me laugh at some...

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...

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