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Sunday, September 15, 2019

NIA Junior Health Minister delivers World Hepatitis Day address

The Ministry of Health joined the world in recognizing World Hepatitis Day Sunday, one of eight official global public health campaigns marked by the...

ENERGY – HIGH CARBOHYDRATE FOODS

Carbohydrates are the most important source of energy. It is mainly provided through the plant foods. Here is a list of high carbohydrate foods...

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...

DENTAL CORNER – What are dental implants? Types of Dental...

Implants rely on titanium fixtures inserted into the jawbone. Most implants are made of titanium, which is very effective at fusing with living bone...

WHY DO WE GROW OLD?

Why we grow old is a mystery, a mystery that scientists may be on the verge of cracking open. Can real treatments for aging...

What you should know about basic first aid

It is very important to have knowledge about the basic first aid steps because emergencies can happen anywhere and at anytime. Here are a few...

Mental Health First Aid

Mental illness is common. In the United States, the United Kingdom and Canada an estimated 17% - 20% of persons experience mental illness (NHS...

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...

DENTAL CORNER – Facts about flossing

(Continued from last week) How to floss • Break off about 18 inches of floss, and wind most of it around one of your middle fingers. •...

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...

BENEFITS OF 35% HYDROGEN PEROXIDE

Hydrogen peroxide finds uses in many walks of life. It is a very potent oxidizer. It is created by the effect of sunlight on...

Dysentery

Dysentery What is Dysentery? Dysentery is an infection of the intestines which results in inflammation and diarrhea. There are two types of dysentery: Bacillary Dysentery, caused by...

EAR ACHES CAUSES, SYMPTOMS AND TREATMENT

An Earache Can Be A Real Pain In The Ear! But ear aches don't have to be. Ear aches are a common problem for many children....

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...

GET UP AND GET GOING

If you like the idea of exercise but lack the motivation to do it, there are plenty of tricks to fire up your enthusiasm. You...

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...

EMOTIONS: STEP #5 IN THE 6 STEPS TO WELLNESS PLAN

Emotional Health Is Tied To Physical Well-Being By Dr. Miranda Fellows Emotion has been shown by the latest research to be a complex reaction between the...

BODY CLEANSING

Body cleansing helps to prevent a number of diseases and offers several health benefits. Here is some useful information about body cleansing, which enhances...

RE-ESTABLISHING STRUCTURAL INTEGRITY

By Dr. Miranda Fellows Nerve and Structural interference happens when nerves or tissues are interfered with causing the life energy, which flows through them, to...

Stomach massage

By Rachna Gupta The stomach is a very important part of the body. Simple and complex problems associated with the stomach can be relieved with...

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