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Friday, November 16, 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...

HOW TO MASSAGE THE STOMACH

*     To begin the exercise, you need to stand with your feet parallel. *     Bend your legs a little and sink your weight into them. *     Remember to keep...

Behavioral patterns must change to minimize AIDS impact

By Liz Rahaman Positive behavior change is needed if St. Kitts and Nevis is to minimize the impact of the dreaded HIV/AIDS epidemic on its...

PROSTATE MASSAGE – MILKING THE PROSTATE GLAND

Prostate milking is advantageous to individuals, however it should be done in the right way with proper care. Here are some instructions and more...

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...

WOMEN’S HAIR LOSS PREVENTION TIPS

Like men, women too experiences hair loss. Although the frequency of hair loss in women is less severe than men, you have to consider...

EARLY SYMPTOMS OF LUNG CANCER

Lung cancer is one of the largest causes of death due to cancer. Hence, it is important to catch it early. Here is a...

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...

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...

FOODS THAT LOWER CHOLESTEROL

So many times when we hear dietitians or physicians talk about major health concerns due to wrong eating habits; we hear the words cholesterol...

3 secrets of a good night’s sleep

By Dorothy Foltz-Gray We toss, we turn, we wake up tired. Three things can change all that. Hello sleeping beauty! Good sleep rule #1: The mattress matters Whenever I tell...

A bedtime story

By Susan Freinke The latest sleeping pills are safe and effective—but should you even consider taking them? Here’s a quick guide. Can’t sleep? You’re in good...

Overweight – A Very Heavy Problem

By Dr. Franz Browne Why weight control? If you weigh 10% more than you should. It can be detrimental to your health. 20% more,...

FACTS ON ASTHMA

Asthma is a condition where the airway in humans constricts, gets inflamed and is lined with mucus. The condition though generally associated with humans,...

Mainly for the ladies

Whether you’ve got a nagging back, a sprained ankle, or cramps you curse each month, here’s a guide to which pain reliever works best. Workout...

ARTHRITIS: NOT A SINGLE DISEASE

Continued from last week Infectious Arthritis Infectious arthritis is a form of joint inflammation caused by bacteria, viruses or fungi. Diagnosis is made by culturing the...

Breast Feeding Week highlights ‘The Foundation for Life’

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts –- The Ministry Health views ‘Breast Feeding Week’ as a time to remind the public about the values of breastfeeding, the...

EAR PIERCING AFTERCARE

Ear piercing has been practiced since ancient time. You need to take extreme care of your ear after ear piercing. Here are some helpful...

BURNING CALORIES WITHOUT EXERCISING

There are several things that you can incorporate in your everyday life that can help to boost your metabolism. It has been found that the...

WHAT SHOULD MY CHILD BE EATING FOR OPTIMAL HEALTH?

By Margaret Paul Most parents want their children to be healthy, yet have no idea what kind of nutrition creates optimal health. This article can...

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