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Tuesday, June 25, 2019

MEN’S FITNESS: KEEPING UP WITH YOUR GRANDCHILDREN

Many men do not even realize just how important the other parts of men's fitness are until they have grandchildren. Want to keep up...

Women encouraged to get free pap smear cancer screening

The Ministry of Health/ Health Promotion Unit are currently encouraging all sexually active women or those with a cervical cancer history...

ARTHRITIS: NOT A SINGLE DISEASE

Arthritis literally means joint inflammation. Arthritis is not a single disease. Arthritis refers to a group of more than 100 rheumatic diseases and other...

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...

Youths showcase talent at Nevis cultural centre

By Anastasha Elliott Last Saturday afternoon more than 30 youths, ages 12 to15, hosted a Gala Artistic Presentation with the use of drama, dance and...

Young Leaders meet with Scottish cricketers

By Ketricia Finch St. Kitts Reporter The ICC has teamed with UNAIDS and the United Nations Cricket Funds (UNICEF) on HIV/AIDS at the CWC to further...

Diabetes Week highlights far-reaching effects on society

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- The “Family and Diabetes” was the theme of the Nov. 14 World Diabetes Day. The World Health Organization (WHO) and...

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...

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...

BEHAVIOUR OF ADDICTED PEOPLE SHOWING THEIR NEED FOR TREATMENT

No one will deny that drug and alcohol addiction are serious problems, actually they gain a very real degree of urgency when they are...

DO WE LIVE TO EAT OR DO WE EAT TO LIVE?

By: Ted Salonica I ask you, what is the purpose of eating? Take some time to really think about your answer to this question. Think...

WHAT CAUSES DREAMS?

If you want to know what causes dreams, read this article which describes the various theories that have been propounded by various experts. The world...

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...

SUGAR ADDICTION

Sugar addiction is a fairly common phenomenon these days. Anybody with a sweet tooth knows only too well how addictive sweets can be. Eat...

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...

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...

World Health Organization sets headphone standards

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- The World Health Organization (WHO) has decided that when it comes to loud headphones and hearing loss, enough is enough....

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...

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...

Dec. 1, 2018 World AIDS Day highlights knowing your status

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- The Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis joins the International Community once again, to observe World AIDS Day 2018 on...

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