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Sunday, September 23, 2018

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...

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...

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...

SIX STEPS TO WELLNESS

By Dr. Miranda Fellows The body was designed to be well. Our body’s natural state is wellness, unless it is interfered with. The key 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...

FACTS ON ASTHMA

Asthma is a condition where the airway in humans constricts, gets inflamed and is lined with mucus. The condition though generally associated with humans,...

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...

Natural cures for painful acid reflux

From last week Surgical treatments are only given when medications are not giving your symptoms any relief. The procedure is a minimal invasive surgery and...

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...

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....

Behavioral patterns must change to minimize AIDS impact

By Liz Rahaman Positive behavior change is needed if St. Kitts and Nevis is to minimize the impact of the dreaded HIV/AIDS epidemic on its...

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...

MEDICINAL USES OF ALOE VERA

The ancient medicinal uses of Aloe Vera was first discovered in 1862 from an Egyptian tablet dating 1550 BC. Today, many researches are being...

WHAT’S UP WITH CHOLESTEROL? GOOD, BAD, INDIFFERENT?

Curious to know what cholesterol and normal cholesterol levels are? Here is some information to help you… Before we start talking about normal cholesterol levels,...

A bedtime story

By Susan Freinke The latest sleeping pills are safe and effective—but should you even consider taking them? Here’s a quick guide. Can’t sleep? You’re in good...

Bajan psychiatrist facilitates mental health workshop

By Anastasha Elliott The collaborated hosting of a two day workshop on mental health has been called a “very touching and sensitive moment.” On Tuesday and...

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...

CAUSES OF SLEEPING TOO MUCH

If you want to know the causes of your sleeping too much, read this article and know that it is a complex and intricate...

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...

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...

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