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EXERCISE HELPS BOOST YOUR MOOD

Can exercise really help in boosting your mood if you suffer from depression? Well, according to some studies, it does. Find out more about...

Why weight control?

FRANZ BROWNE L.C.S.P. (PHYS) If you weigh 10% more than you should it can be detrimental to your health. 20% more, and your weight becomes...

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....

FOODS THAT LOWER CHOLESTEROL

So many times when we hear dietitians or physicians talk about major health concerns due to wrong eating habits; we hear the words cholesterol...

Stress in Your Life

By Dr. Franz Brown The problems of everyday life Stress is a fact of life, neither good nor bad if you learn to make use of...

Breast Feeding Week highlights ‘The Foundation for Life’

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts –- The Ministry Health views ‘Breast Feeding Week’ as a time to remind the public about the values of breastfeeding, the...

Breast cancer: No. 1 killer of females in the Caribbean

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad and Tobago -- Breast cancer is the main cause of cancer deaths among Caribbean females, accounting for 14 percent to...

World Diabetes Day highlights diet, exercise

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- Diabetes is a key cause of death and particular concern about overweight children was voiced by Junior Minister of Health...

Ganglion What is Ganglion?

A Ganglion is a benign tumor (non-cancerous growth). Its name is arrived from the Greek word ‘knot’ which describes its general appearance. It is...

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...

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...

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...

NUTRITION: STEP #3 IN THE 6 STEPS TO WELLNESS PLAN TO...

By Dr. Miranda Fellows A healthy immune system protects the body from infectious diseases and cancer. The Caribbean diet of high fat (mostly saturated and trans...

Young Leaders meet with Scottish cricketers

By Ketricia Finch St. Kitts Reporter The ICC has teamed with UNAIDS and the United Nations Cricket Funds (UNICEF) on HIV/AIDS at the CWC to further...

WOMEN’S HAIR LOSS PREVENTION TIPS

Like men, women too experiences hair loss. Although the frequency of hair loss in women is less severe than men, you have to consider...

The Importance of Co-Parenting; and How to make it work.

Becoming a parent is considered one of life’s most cheerful moments, one in which our hearts and minds are filled with love and endless...

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...

Senator Phipps commemorates Sept. 3-7 ‘Breastfeeding Week’

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – Sept. 3 to 7 Breastfeeding Week will feature a week of activities recognized under the theme, “Breastfeeding: Foundation for Life,”...

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...

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...

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