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Sunday, March 24, 2019

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...

Dec. 1, 2018 World AIDS Day highlights knowing your status

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- The Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis joins the International Community once again, to observe World AIDS Day 2018 on...

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....

BURNING CALORIES WITHOUT EXERCISING

There are several things that you can incorporate in your everyday life that can help to boost your metabolism. It has been found that 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...

Drinking to much alcohol damages the liver – end

However, a newer method of blood testing, such as one launched this month by a biotech company called iQur, offers doctors another way to...

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...

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...

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...

Conjunctivitis

WHAT IS CONJUNCTIVITIS? Conjunctivitis is an inflammation of the transparent membrane (conjunctiva) that covers the white of the eyes (sclera) and the inside of the...

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...

CARPHA: ‘Be proactive, reduce your risk of catching the flu’

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad and Tobago -- The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) urges the practice of good personal hygiene to reduce the risk...

Panic attacks

What are Panic Attacks? Panic attacks are a sudden onset of acute anxiety, occurring without warning, often in particular situations such as crowded or confined...

PM DOUGLAS WARNS REGION ON AIDS

BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS, (CUOPM) – A warning from St. Kitts and Nevis Prime Minister Hon. Dr. Denzil L. Douglas at the 17th International AIDS Conference...

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...

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...

Different types of eye infections

By Abhay Burande Although there are a myriad of eye diseases, there are three that are widespread throughout the globe. These are: 1.              conjunctivitis 2.              blepharitis 3.              keratitis Conjunctivitis Conjunctivitis,...

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...

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...

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