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New Studies: Diet, Non-Diet Soft Drinks Shorten Lifespan

(CNN)- Brace yourself, lovers of diet sodas and sugary drinks. It's more bad news and yet another reason to consider ditching your favorite soda...

Nevis Junior Minister of Health delivers address on COVID-19 threat

The following address was delivered by Hon. Hazel Brandy-Williams, Junior Minister of Health in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) March 13 regarding preparations put...

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...

DENTAL CORNER – Facts about flossing

How important is flossing? According to the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), flossing is the single most important weapon against plaque. Floss removes plaque and...

Two mechanical ventilators donated by Rams Group to JNF Hospital

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- To assist with the management of the COVID-19 pandemic in St. Kitts and Nevis, the Rams Group of Companies stepped...

Nevis Premier Brantley delivers address on Covid-19

Hon. Mark Brantley, Premier of Nevis, Senior Minister of Health and Minister of Finance in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) delivered the following address...

St. Kitts and Nevis Confirms Another Case of COVID-19, Total Stands...

The Federal Ministry of Health announced Thursday evening at 11:04 a.m. Thursday, St. Kitts and Nevis recorded one additional case of COVID-19, briunging the...

Covid -19: Embassy in Taiwan Hosts Information Session, Sends Donated Ventilators...

Students and nationals from Saint Kitts and Nevis were given the opportunity to learn more about the Covid-19 virus from Huang Ying-qui, a medical...

CMO: COVID-19 Fight Requires an All Hands on Deck Approach

Chief Medical Officer (CMO) Dr. Hazel Laws said that protecting citizens and residents against any incidences of the COVID-19 in St. Kitts and Nevis...

Criminal Behaviour

By Dr. Franz Browne What is criminal behaviour? People who engage in criminal behaviour not only break the law of the land, but also act in...

Dec. 1, 2018 World AIDS Day highlights knowing your status

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- The Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis joins the International Community once again, to observe World AIDS Day 2018 on...

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...

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...

Officials Reviewing Infectious Disease Plan

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) and the Ministry of Health continue to review the Infectious Disease Plan for St. Kitts and Nevis as...

Taking Care of Your Mental Health Amidst COVID-19 is Special Topic...

Caring for one’s mental health amidst COVID-19 will be the special topic on the government radio and television programme “Working for You” on Wednesday The...

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...

New UK Study: Menopausal HRT Drugs Greatly Increase Breast Cancer Rate

London- Research published in the Lancet has found that women taking hormone replacement therapy (HRT) to mitigate the symptoms of menopause for longer than...

COMMON KNEE INJURIES

The knee is a complex joint which has ligaments, tendons and bones. Here are some of the common knee injuries that can affect it. It...

Police Play Crucial Role on COVID-19 National Working Group

The Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force were among several agencies listed as members of the National COVID-19 Working Group during an address...

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