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Sunday, August 18, 2019

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...

Tea ‘healthier’ drink than water

Drinking three or more cups of tea a day is as good for you as drinking plenty of water and may even have extra...

WOMEN’S HAIR LOSS PREVENTION TIPS

Like men, women too experiences hair loss. Although the frequency of hair loss in women is less severe than men, you have to consider...

Effort underway to open new cancer centre

First patient to be admitted within 45 days  Staff Writer A new cancer treatment centre is being completed at the northern section of the private ward...

AEROBIC EXERCISE –Pt. 2

Things you need to know about Aerobic Exercise: Whenever you begin any particular form of aerobic exercise, you need to always maintain a comfortable pace....

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...

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...

High salt diets linked to ulcer risk

The bug that causes stomach ulcers may be more likely to cause disease when exposed to high concentrations of salt, a US team of...

WHY DO PEOPLE SMOKE?

If you want an answer to the question asked for almost half a century now, "Why do people smoke?", here is an answer added...

Understanding cervical cancer

By L. K. Hewlett The Ministry of Health has joined with Sagicor Life Ltd., to raise awareness about cervical cancer and its prevention. The goal of...

WHY DO MEN SHY AWAY FROM DOCTORS?

What is it about the men and doctors? For some it’s the fear of the unknown, while for the other it’s the perpetuity of...

Stem cell vs. regenerative research?

Dr. the Honourable Prime Minster Harris criticizes former PM, his supporters as ‘fear-mongers, acting at the highest level of irresponsibility’ By Dave Kaiser Stem cell research...

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...

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...

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...

FOODS THAT LOWER CHOLESTEROL

So many times when we hear dietitians or physicians talk about major health concerns due to wrong eating habits; we hear the words cholesterol...

Manipulative behaviour

What is manipulative behaviour? Manipulative behaviour is conduct designed to force another person to act in a manner desired by the manipulator.  The motive is...

Have a good laugh, your body will love you for it!

By Dianne P. Collins From time to time I enjoy a good laugh. Decades ago I had a cat who made me laugh at some...

State of the art medical clinic officially launches in Nevis

“The envy of the Caribbean,” is how Junior Health Minister Hazel Brandy-Williams termed the state of the art medical clinic Rejunoviva which officially launched...

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