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Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Dental Corner – Dental Abscess

WHAT IS AN ABSCESS? An abscess is the collection of pus following any infection, occurring within the body. When pus accumulates in relation to a...

SORE SPOTS ON THE SCALP

Sore spots on the scalp are caused by various reasons. This condition may result from the use of harsh shampoos and conditioners, skin infections,...

DETOXIFICATION: STEP #6 IN THE 6 STEPS TO WELLNESS PLAN

We continuously consume artificial additives in our food. We breathe polluted air from leaded petrol to pesticide sprayed places of dwelling and work. We...

3 secrets of a good night’s sleep

By Dorothy Foltz-Gray We toss, we turn, we wake up tired. Three things can change all that. Hello sleeping beauty! Good sleep rule #1: The mattress matters Whenever I tell...

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...

HAIR LOSS AND WOMEN

There is no question that many woman define their image by their hair. We all want beautiful hair. That’s why we tend to panic...

St. Kitts And Nevis Boasts A Long History Of Vaccination

Press Release Basseterre, St. Kitts, April 26, 2017 (SKNIS): “The Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis has a long and positive history of health promotion and preservation...

FREE HIV/AIDS TESTING THIS SATURDAY

By John Denny Nevis Reporter (Charlestown, Nevis ) - Cable and Wireless will be providing $10 top-ups for the first 100 men who get tested for...

ELECTRONIC BALANCE – #2 OF THE SIX STEPS TO WELLNESS

Electrical pollution is killing us. Power lines, airwave communication, fluorescent lights, computers - even hair dryers - are affecting our health and energy. The...

HARD FACTS: HIV/AIDS IN ST. KITTS-NEVIS

By Floyd French Observer Reporter (Basseterre, St. Kitts) - Like other forms of information, statistics may be distorted for a sensational or bias effect. A recent media...

What you should know about hip fractures and recovery

What is a hip fracture? A hip fracture is a break in the bones of your hip (near the top of your leg). How do I...

STUDENTS LOOK TO IMPROVE COMMUNITY RELATIONSHIP

(Editor’s note: The Young Leaders group at Lynn Jeffers School on Nevis is competing with schools across the region to meet the requirements of...

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...

WHY DO PEOPLE SMOKE?

If you want an answer to the question asked for almost half a century now, "Why do people smoke?", here is an answer added...

SKABA under new management

By Kevin Davis St. Kitts Office Manager Glen ‘Ghost’ Phillip has been appointed St. Kitts Amateur Basketball Association (SKABA) president. The basketball veteran received tremendous support during...

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...

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...

That oh so painful abscess

Definition An abscess is an enclosed collection of liquefied tissue, known as pus, somewhere in the body. It is the result of the body's defensive...

Minimising health risks from importing animals, plants discussed

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -– The health of humans, animals and plants, especially with respect to the requirements of international trade is being discussed by...

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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