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Wednesday, February 20, 2019

TIPS FOR AGING HEALTHILY

Aging healthily involves ensuring one’s well being by providing all-round care, which comprises of mental fitness, physical fitness, financial security and social well being. Change...

ELECTRONIC BALANCE – #2 OF THE SIX STEPS TO WELLNESS

Electrical pollution is killing us. Power lines, airwave communication, fluorescent lights, computers - even hair dryers - are affecting our health and energy. The...

EMOTIONS: STEP #5 IN THE 6 STEPS TO WELLNESS PLAN

Emotional Health Is Tied To Physical Well-Being By Dr. Miranda Fellows Emotion has been shown by the latest research to be a complex reaction between the...

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...

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...

NATURAL LAXATIVES AS A RELIEF FOR CONSTIPATION

Constipation is one of the most common gastro-intestinal ailments all over the world; though consulting a doctor for it is very uncommon unless severe....

Cold Sores (Herpes Simplex, Type 1)

Cold Sores (Herpes Simplex, Type 1) What is a Cold Sore? A Cold Sore is a little blister which forms on the skin usually around the mouth...

EXERCISE HELPS BOOST YOUR MOOD

Can exercise really help in boosting your mood if you suffer from depression? Well, according to some studies, it does. Find out more about...

FOODS TO EAT TO LOSE WEIGHT

Do you know that you can effectively lose your body weight by changing your eating habits? There are certain foods that can help reduce...

SCOTIA BANK TAKES PART IN HIV/AIDS COUNSELLING AND TESTING

By Floyd French Observer Reporter (Basseterre, St. Kitts) - The Fort Street Branch of the Bank of Nova Scotia will become a voluntary HIV/AIDS counselling and...

DENTAL CORNER – What are dental implants?

Tooth loss is something no one looks forward to. If you lose one or more teeth, you have a number of options, one 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...

That oh so painful abscess… cont’d

The common findings of inflammation—heat, redness, swelling, and pain—easily identify superficial abscesses. Abscesses in other places may produce only generalized symptoms such as fever...

Understanding back pain treatments

To understand your back pain is the best method of its treatment. If you commence taking over the counter medications, the pain may instantly...

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...

DENTAL CORNER – Types of dental implant procedures?

Plate Form Implant If your jawbone is too narrow for bone grafting, a Plate Form implant is placed into your jawbone. The Plate Form implant...

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...

DENTAL CORNER – Tooth Whitening

What should you ask your dentist? You may want to start by speaking with your dentist. He or she can tell you whether whitening procedures...

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...

That oh so painful abscess

Definition An abscess is an enclosed collection of liquefied tissue, known as pus, somewhere in the body. It is the result of the body's defensive...

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