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Manipulative behaviour

What is manipulative behaviour? Manipulative behaviour is conduct designed to force another person to act in a manner desired by the manipulator.  The motive is...

People in Breach of Lockdown will be Charged as Outlined in...

The Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis was placed on a 24-hour curfew — a total lockdown — from 7 p.m. Tuesday until 6...

HOW TO GET TO SLEEP AND STAY THERE

A guide for those unable to sleep... Sleep is as important to your physical health as it is to your mental health. When you sleep,...

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...

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...

Mental Health First Aid

Mental illness is common. In the United States, the United Kingdom and Canada an estimated 17% - 20% of persons experience mental illness (NHS...

Stem cell vs. regenerative research?

Dr. the Honourable Prime Minster Harris criticizes former PM, his supporters as ‘fear-mongers, acting at the highest level of irresponsibility’ By Dave Kaiser Stem cell research...

Sen. Phipps describes health sector improvements

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -– There has only been one confirmed case of vector-borne disease in 2018, Minister of State with responsibility for Health, Senator...

SKN Athletics Association commends Development Bank 

The St. Kitts and Nevis Athletics Association commended The Development Bank of St. Kitts and Nevis for its support in sponsoring the national team...

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,”...

The deadly scourge that is AIDS

By L. K. Hewlett You could have HIV/AIDS. Maybe you don’t. There’s only one way to know for sure — get tested. With more than  250 reported cases...

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,...

Brain haemorrhage

By Dr. Franz Browne What is a Brain Hemorrhage? A brain hemorrhage is bleeding from a ruptured blood vessel in the brain. There are three types: Intracerebral hemorrhage:...

Dental Diagnosis

Dental Diagnosis is the most important aspect in modern dentistry. Oral examinations, x-rays and checkups are done to ensure a proper treatment plan is...

Multivitamin prostate warning

Taking lots of multivitamins may increase the risk of deadly prostate cancer, say US researchers. Their study showed taking multivitamins more than seven times a...

Development Bank management and staff sensitised on COVID-19

The Federation’s Chief Medical Officer (CMO), Dr. Hazel Laws, and the National Disaster Coordinator of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Mr. Abdias Samuel,...

LOVE LIFTED ME

by Dr. Jessica Bardales I still wake up at 4 a.m. everyday to check on my children. When they were small I used to readjust the...

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...

PM Reiterates Steps to Staying Safe from COVID-19 as Country Enters...

As residents of St. Kitts and Nevis spend their days in lockdown in their homes, Prime Minister Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris urged persons...

Discussions To Address Caribbean Nursing Shortage

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) -- Jamaica’s minister of health, Dr Fenton Ferguson, says that discussions are underway to facilitate the seamless movement of nurses throughout...

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