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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...

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...

UNDERSTANDING LIVER FAILURE SYMPTOMS

Health is not valued till sickness comes. Protect yourself against liver failure or any major ailments. Learn more about liver failure symptoms… The liver is...

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...

Monitoring blood pressure at home

Why should I monitor my blood pressure at home? Monitoring your blood pressure at home helps you and your doctor choose how to treat your...

EYE SKIN CARE

Do you have dark circles under your eyes, bags under your eyes or wrinkles around your eyes? Learn what possible causes are of those...

Treating the awkward years

By JAN HOFFMAN Robert T. Brown’s patients may be obese or anorexic; sexual innocents or infected with chlamydia; male or female; jocks or goths; abusers...

Yoga as an aid to curing lower back pain

The potential for yoga to be used to treat low back pain is being investigated by researchers. Millions of UK people suffer from chronic low...

Caribbean Wellness Week 2018 focuses on ‘Maintaining a Healthy Workforce Through...

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- With 83 percent of deaths in the Federation attributed to Non-communicable Diseases (NCDs), the Ministry of Health has planned a...

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...

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...

BAD BREATH AND WHAT TO DO ABOUT IT

Bad breath is an embarrassing problem. Many of us would have suffered from bad breath at some point in our lives. Bad breath is usually...

Sen. Phipps describes health sector improvements

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -– There has only been one confirmed case of vector-borne disease in 2018, Minister of State with responsibility for Health, Senator...

May is health & family life education month

HEALTH AND FAMILY LIFE EDUCATION MONTH By L.K. Hewlett Deputy Prime Minister The Hon. Sam Condor officially declared open the month of May as Health and...

President Bergan Welcomes St. Kitts-Nevis’ Intention to Sign the UN’s Convention...

President of the St. Kitts and Nevis Association of Persons with Disabilities, Joseph Bergan, has welcomed news that the government intends to become a...

GET UP AND GET GOING

Karageorghis says exercise goals will be more effective if they are kept simple, specific and easily measurable. He suggests that, while challenging, they should...

LOSING THE BELLY FAT

Losing That Belly Fat From Healthnews.com Anytime after 30, hopefully as late as 40 or 45, some of that muscle we were so proud of begins...

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...

HOW TO GET TO SLEEP AND STAY THERE

A guide for those unable to sleep... Sleep is as important to your physical health as it is to your mental health. When you sleep,...

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...

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