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Thursday, August 13, 2020

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....

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...

PM DOUGLAS CALLS FOR FRANK DISCUSSION ON SEXUAL MORES, LAWS

By Floyd French Observer Reporter (Basseterre, St. Kitts) -  St. Kitts-Nevis Prime Minister Dr. Denzil Douglas said there is a need to begin frank and open...

Having diabetes does not increase risk of contracting COVID-19

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – “Diabetes does not increase the risk of a person contracting COVID-19, according to Chief Medical Officer Dr. Hazel Laws....

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...

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...

WISE FOOD CHOICES MEANS CHOOSING GOOD HEALTH

Article courtesy of the Office of                 Chief Medical Officer, Ministry of Health The Ministry of Health, Basseterre, is pleased to support the activities of Caribbean...

SLEEPING SICKNESS

SLEEPING SICKNESS (African Typanosomiasis) What is sleeping sickness? Sleeping Sickness (African Typanosomiasis) is an infectious disease of rural, undeveloped regions of tropical Africa, which is spread by...

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...

GET UP AND GET GOING

Karageorghis says exercise goals will be more effective if they are kept simple, specific and easily measurable. He suggests that, while challenging, they should...

DENTAL CORNER – Facts about flossing

(Continued from last week) How to floss • Break off about 18 inches of floss, and wind most of it around one of your middle fingers. •...

Ear wax removal – not q-tips

By Madhavi Ghare Read on to find out more about ear wax and how to go about removing ear wax so that you don’t cause...

WOMEN’S HEALTH: THE IMPORTANCE OF SELFISH TIME

Women tend to have a difficult time caring for themselves because they care so much for others. Not all selfishness is bad. Between household chores,...

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...

Local Medical Practitioners, PAHO Experts Sensitize HMP Residents About COVID-19

A group comprising local doctors and experts from the Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO) facilitated a sensitization session with the residents of Her Majesty’s...

Stomach massage

By Rachna Gupta The stomach is a very important part of the body. Simple and complex problems associated with the stomach can be relieved with...

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...

Panic attacks

What are Panic Attacks? Panic attacks are a sudden onset of acute anxiety, occurring without warning, often in particular situations such as crowded or confined...

Overweight – A Very Heavy Problem

By Dr. Franz Browne Why weight control? If you weigh 10% more than you should. It can be detrimental to your health. 20% more,...

NCD action plan being developed to combat serious health risks

Basseterre, St. Kitts – A new non-communicable disease (NCD) action plan to help combat the prevalence of these maladies in the Federation is being...

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