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Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Tea ‘healthier’ drink than water

Drinking three or more cups of tea a day is as good for you as drinking plenty of water and may even have extra...

WHAT’S UP WITH CHOLESTEROL? GOOD, BAD, INDIFFERENT?

Curious to know what cholesterol and normal cholesterol levels are? Here is some information to help you… Before we start talking about normal cholesterol levels,...

DETOXIFICATION: STEP #6 IN THE 6 STEPS TO WELLNESS-PART 2

More on sources of toxins and what we do at Carib Wellness clinic to medically detoxify your body: from EB Footbath cleanse, Far Infra...

UNDERSTANDING GALLBLADDER PROBLEMS

By Jayashree Pakhare Symptoms of Gall Bladder Problems The gallbladder is the organ which absorbs inorganic bile salts and water and helps in contracting movement to release...

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...

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...

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...

Amoebiasis – Amoebic dysentery

What is amoebiasis? Amoebiasis (also known as amoebic dysentery) is an infection of the large intestine, sometimes involving the liver. The best-known symptom of...

INGROWN TOENAILS

An ingrown toenail is a condition wherein the side or corner of a toenail curves into the skin and flesh, or if the skin...

Panic attacks

What are Panic Attacks? Panic attacks are a sudden onset of acute anxiety, occurring without warning, often in particular situations such as crowded or confined...

Bajan psychiatrist facilitates mental health workshop

By Anastasha Elliott The collaborated hosting of a two day workshop on mental health has been called a “very touching and sensitive moment.” On Tuesday and...

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...

Caribbean women have highest obesity rates, increased NCD risk

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – Caribbean women have higher obesity rates and a high risk of developing non-communicable diseases (NCDs), according to studies conducted by the...

THREE-DAY TUNA DIET PLAN – PT. 2

However, you have to remember to use only diet sugar and drink only diet soda. The three-day tuna plan stresses on drinking at least...

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...

St. Kitts And Nevis Boasts A Long History Of Vaccination

Press Release Basseterre, St. Kitts, April 26, 2017 (SKNIS): “The Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis has a long and positive history of health promotion and preservation...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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