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Tuesday, February 19, 2019

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...

Bone Disorders: Part 1

What are Bone Disorders? Bone is a living tissue with its own blood supply. It contains calcium and phosphors, which combine to make it...

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...

WHAT CAUSES DREAMS?

If you want to know what causes dreams, read this article which describes the various theories that have been propounded by various experts. The world...

FOODS TO EAT TO LOSE WEIGHT

Do you know that you can effectively lose your body weight by changing your eating habits? There are certain foods that can help reduce...

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...

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...

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...

Public urged to help prevent spread of Gastroenteritis

Press Release NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (February 24, 2017) -- Medical Officer of Health on Nevis Dr. Judy Nisbett, says there has been an increase in...

WOMEN’S HEALTH: THE IMPORTANCE OF SELFISH TIME

Women tend to have a difficult time caring for themselves because they care so much for others. Not all selfishness is bad. Between household chores,...

MOSQUITO BITES AND TREATMENT

Read on to know more about mosquito bites, home remedies for a bite and the diseases that spread through a bite… Mosquitoes belong to the...

Teenage Pregnancy – Does Age Really Matter?

The sight of a young girl with a ‘big belly’ is a fairly common one in the Caribbean. A United Nations Report (2013) indicated...

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...

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...

Ministry of Health on Nevis gives update on Zika Virus Disease

Press Release: NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (October 07, 2016) -- The following is a press release from the Ministry of Health in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA),...

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...

PM DOUGLAS CALLS FOR FRANK DISCUSSION ON SEXUAL MORES, LAWS

By Floyd French Observer Reporter (Basseterre, St. Kitts) -  St. Kitts-Nevis Prime Minister Dr. Denzil Douglas said there is a need to begin frank and open...

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...

Our dirty little secret? We can’t stop bindgeing!

By Leslie Goldman In a Health poll, it was found that losing control is epidemic. Here’s the #1 way to curb your cravings. The word binge...

Periodontal Disease

Periodontitis is an infection of the periodontium, or one of the four tissues that support the teeth in the mouth: l The gingiva, or gum...

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