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Saturday, September 21, 2019

LEARNING ABOUT NUTRITIONAL THERAPY

By Dr. Miranda Fellows Health depends to a great extent on what one eats.  A healthy diet provides necessary energy, strengthens the immune system, thus...

GET UP AND GET GOING

If you like the idea of exercise but lack the motivation to do it, there are plenty of tricks to fire up your enthusiasm. You...

Discussions To Address Caribbean Nursing Shortage

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) -- Jamaica’s minister of health, Dr Fenton Ferguson, says that discussions are underway to facilitate the seamless movement of nurses throughout...

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...

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...

Folic acid supplements found to lower stroke risks

Problems resulting from stroke may include: *          Weakness on one side of the body (hemiparesis) *          Loss of speech (Aphasia) *          Cognitive deficits *          Difficulty swallowing *          Inability to...

Stress in Your Life: Part 2

Stress is now linked with heart disease, arthritis, ulcers, high blood pressure, constricted blood vessels, and mental disorders. These are the negative aspects...

ERECTILE DYSFUNCTION – A CURSE FOR MAN

A man can be considered to have erectile dysfunction (ED) or impotence when he has difficulty with either getting an erection or with keeping...

DETOXIFICATION: STEP #6 IN THE 6 STEPS TO WELLNESS PLAN

We continuously consume artificial additives in our food. We breathe polluted air from leaded petrol to pesticide sprayed places of dwelling and work. We...

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...

Minimising health risks from importing animals, plants discussed

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -– The health of humans, animals and plants, especially with respect to the requirements of international trade is being discussed by...

SKABA under new management

By Kevin Davis St. Kitts Office Manager Glen ‘Ghost’ Phillip has been appointed St. Kitts Amateur Basketball Association (SKABA) president. The basketball veteran received tremendous support during...

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...

Magazine to increase AIDS awareness launched

By Liz Rahaman Local media houses have been called on to become more proactive and adopt a new approach in their reporting and coverage of...

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...

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...

Who are normal people? – The psychiatrist’s view

What constitutes normality? According to Dr. Edward Glover of London, normal people are free of symptoms, unhampered by mental conflicts, secure a satisfactory work capacity,...

Year-end period under consideration for National Health Scheme

Plans almost in consultation stage By a Staff Writer The latter part of 2016 is being eyed by Minister of Health, Hon. Eugene Hamilton as 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...

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...

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