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Saturday, September 22, 2018

Overweight – A Very Heavy Problem

By Dr. Franz Browne Why weight control? If you weigh 10% more than you should. It can be detrimental to your health. 20% more,...

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,...

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....

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...

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...

FIGHTING BREAST CANCER: A GROUP LAUNCH AND A SURVIVOR’S STORY

By Steve Thomas Observer Nevis Editor (Charlestown, Nevis) - A launch event is set for this coming Saturday, Feb. 9, for Pink Lily Breast Cancer Care...

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. •...

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...

DETOXIFICATION: STEP #6 IN THE 6 STEPS TO WELLNESS-PART 2

More on sources of toxins and what we do at Carib Wellness clinic to medically detoxify your body: from EB Footbath cleanse, Far Infra...

Caribbean Wellness Week 2018 focuses on ‘Maintaining a Healthy Workforce Through...

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- With 83 percent of deaths in the Federation attributed to Non-communicable Diseases (NCDs), the Ministry of Health has planned a...

WORLD HEALTH DAY: SOUNDING ALARM ON CLIMATE CHANGE AND HEALTH

By Steve Thomas Observer Nevis Editor (St. Kitts-Nevis) – From the hallowed halls of the United Nations World Health Organization headquarters in Switzerland to more modest...

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...

ERECTILE DYSFUNCTION – A CURSE FOR MAN

A man can be considered to have erectile dysfunction (ED) or impotence when he has difficulty with either getting an erection or with keeping...

EARLY SYMPTOMS OF LUNG CANCER

Lung cancer is one of the largest causes of death due to cancer. Hence, it is important to catch it early. Here is a...

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...

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...

DENTAL CORNER – What are dental implants?

Tooth loss is something no one looks forward to. If you lose one or more teeth, you have a number of options, one of...

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...

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...

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...

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