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Thursday, August 22, 2019

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...

Ganglion What is Ganglion?

A Ganglion is a benign tumor (non-cancerous growth). Its name is arrived from the Greek word ‘knot’ which describes its general appearance. It is...

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...

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...

THREE-DAY TUNA DIET PLAN

Three-Day tuna diet is a favorite diet plan followed by people who want instant weight loss. It is believed that you can lose around...

NUTRITION: STEP #3 IN THE 6 STEPS TO WELLNESS PLAN TO...

By Dr. Miranda Fellows A healthy immune system protects the body from infectious diseases and cancer. The Caribbean diet of high fat (mostly saturated and trans...

NIA Junior Health Minister delivers World Hepatitis Day address

The Ministry of Health joined the world in recognizing World Hepatitis Day Sunday, one of eight official global public health campaigns marked by the...

Help for those hurting hands

Chances are, that achy feeling is nothing serious. Here’s how to find out—and get better fast. Your hand and wrist ache after working at the...

Pulse and blood pressure

Meaning of the Pulse: The ventricles pump blood into the articles regularly about 70 to 80 times a minutes.  The force of the ventricular contraction...

Different types of eye infections

By Abhay Burande Although there are a myriad of eye diseases, there are three that are widespread throughout the globe. These are: 1.              conjunctivitis 2.              blepharitis 3.              keratitis Conjunctivitis Conjunctivitis,...

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...

CURE FOR THE COMMON COLD … ACHOO!!!

There are no cures for a common cold. It cures by itself in a week’s time. However, read on for some remedies that will...

Lumbago

What is lumbago? In the past, lumbago was regarded as a specific disease and appeared as such in the medical textbooks.  However, today it is...

CAUSES OF SLEEPING TOO MUCH

If you want to know the causes of your sleeping too much, read this article and know that it is a complex and intricate...

The Importance of Co-Parenting; and How to make it work.

Becoming a parent is considered one of life’s most cheerful moments, one in which our hearts and minds are filled with love and endless...

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...

BENEFITS OF 35% HYDROGEN PEROXIDE

Hydrogen peroxide finds uses in many walks of life. It is a very potent oxidizer. It is created by the effect of sunlight on...

Why weight control?

FRANZ BROWNE L.C.S.P. (PHYS) If you weigh 10% more than you should it can be detrimental to your health. 20% more, and your weight becomes...

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...

Natural cures for painful acid reflux

From last week Surgical treatments are only given when medications are not giving your symptoms any relief. The procedure is a minimal invasive surgery and...

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