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Sunday, September 15, 2019

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...

Making Healthy Choices for the Holidays

The Holiday season is filled with family, revelling, worship and food, however, it’s also the time of year when we break almost all the...

HIV/AIDS infection trend changing

By BABATUNDE ASIFAT Trainee Reporter Nevis As persons joined the world’s community in honouring all those who died through HIV/AIDS and those affected by the AIDS...

Help for those hurting hands

Chances are, that achy feeling is nothing serious. Here’s how to find out—and get better fast. Your hand and wrist ache after working at the...

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...

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...

HIV UNIT PLEASED WITH TURNOUT

By John Denny Nevis Reporter (Charlestown, Nevis) - The Nevis HIV/AIDS Unit is looking for sponsorship to have an island testing day every three months, according...

World AIDS Day: Knowing your status key factor in eliminating...

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- The theme for this year’s World AIDS Day, “Know Your Status,” is a reminder to the world that the fight...

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,...

TRIP TO RAISE FUNDS TO FIGHT BREAST CANCER

By Steve Thomas Observer Nevis Editor (Charlestown, Nevis) – A one-day trip from the Federation to Montserrat will be held on Monday, May 12, to raise...

WHAT SHOULD MY CHILD BE EATING FOR OPTIMAL HEALTH?

By Margaret Paul Most parents want their children to be healthy, yet have no idea what kind of nutrition creates optimal health. This article can...

Monitoring blood pressure at home

Why should I monitor my blood pressure at home? Monitoring your blood pressure at home helps you and your doctor choose how to treat your...

NUTRITION: STEP #4 IN THE 6 STEPS TO WELLNESS PLAN

By Dr. Miranda Fellows Conventional estimates suggest that 35 million people in the U.S. suffer from allergies of different kinds. Allergies and sensitivities cause interference...

AIDS ‘zine publishes second edition

By L. K. Hewlett St. Kitts Reporter Focus on HIV/AIDS, a yearly magazine, has launched its second edition themed ‘Breaking the Walls of Stigma and Discrimination’. The...

The Pervasiveness of Negativity

By Dianne P. Collins The happiness of your life Depends on the quality of your thoughts Marcus Aurelius (AD 121-180) In the world around us we are constantly...

WHY DO MEN SHY AWAY FROM DOCTORS?

What is it about the men and doctors? For some it’s the fear of the unknown, while for the other it’s the perpetuity of...

THE ROLE OF BACTERIA IN BOWEL HEALTH

By Dr. Miranda Fellows Current dietary habits, wrong food combinations, excessive use of sweets and other refined carbohydrates and indiscriminate use of antibiotics have yielded...

Stress in Your Life: Part 2

Stress is now linked with heart disease, arthritis, ulcers, high blood pressure, constricted blood vessels, and mental disorders. These are the negative aspects...

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...

Understanding back pain treatments

To understand your back pain is the best method of its treatment. If you commence taking over the counter medications, the pain may instantly...

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