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Masking amid Not totally harmless, CMO warns

WHILE many are advocating for the routine wearing of masks as COVID-19 cases balloon worldwide, the Ministry of Health and Wellness has said, except for select groups, that decision is at the discretion of the public. Read More

The sixth most common cancer
ORAL cancer is the sixth most common form of cancer in the world, with a mortality rate of less than 50 per cent at a five-year diagnosis. The condition takes centre stage in April as this is recognised as Oral Cancer Awareness Month.... Read More

Greeting — the COVID-19 way
HUMANS, by nature, are gregarious beings. And, greetings have always been part and parcel of human interaction — be it a salute, a handshake, a kiss, or a hug.... Read More

Unknowingly or knowingly, do not become cold givers
KNOWINGLY spreading the novel coronavirus is a chilling reality we hear talk of. But endangering life by not following health directives is an equally cold reality that undermines the fight against the infectious disease COVID-19.... Read More

Essential vitamins for teeth & gum health

by Dr Sharon Robinson | Sunday, March, 29 2020    

PROPER nutrition is beneficial for your whole body, including your teeth and gums. By ingesting the right vitamins through food or supplements, you can help protect your oral health. Read More

Just Keep Moving: Bent-over row

Sunday, March, 29 2020    

LET'S kick it up a notch as we go into week two of the 'Just Keep Moving' fitness feature with Sagicor Wellness Ambassador Shani McGraham-Shirley, who is the CEO for Yahsuh FitBox and a group and personal trainer. Read More

Shopping? Minimise your COVID-19 risk

BY FITZ-GEORGE RATTRAY | Sunday, March, 29 2020    

THERE is so much being said about the novel coronavirus outbreak that there is the risk of information overload. However, there are things which should never be overlooked. Read More

Coping with stress amid COVID-19 pandemic

Sunday, March, 22 2020    

IT is normal to feel sad, stressed, confused, scared, or angry during a crisis, especially now while the world is trying feverishly to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Read More

How to make dieting work for you?

BY FITZ-GEORGE RATTRAY | Sunday, March, 22 2020    

WITH many nations growing past the 40 per cent obesity marker, and others being ravished with amputations, heart disease, cancer, and diabetes, weight loss and dietary changes are perpetually being highlighted. But will dieting work for you? Read More

Just keep moving: Single leg V-up

Sunday, March, 22 2020    

WITH more people less physically active and staying home as the world tries to contain the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, it is especially important to maintain your exercise regime or to kick-start your fitness journey. Read More

Operation attack COVID

Warrick Lattibeaudiere | Sunday, March, 22 2020    

WHEN World Wars I and II were fought in 1914-18 and 1939-45, respectively, who would have imagined Earth again being plunged into major warfare — this time not with canonry or large-calibre weapons, submarines or war jets, but a viral killer? Read More

COVID-19 myth-busters

Sunday, March, 15 2020    

FROM eating garlic to rinsing your nose with saline, an abundance of information on the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has been making the rounds on social media. Read More

Nature's therapy

BY WARRICK LATTIBEAUDIERE | Sunday, March, 8 2020    

FLORA and Fauna, thought to have exerted such powerful impact on the life of humans, were anthropomorphied — as they did with gods and goddesses — among inhabitants of Ancient Rome who tapped into the therapeutic potential plant and animal life had to... Read More

Ways to care for your teeth this flu season

by Dr Sharon Robinson | Sunday, March, 8 2020    

WE'RE at the peak of the flu season and one thing that helps you feel a little more like yourself when under the weather is brushing your teeth. When you have a cold or the flu, taking care of your body is the top priority and that includes your mouth. Read More

It's a rough season for kids but vaccine working so far

Monday, March, 2 2020    

NEW YORK, United States (AP) — It may end up being a bad flu season for kids, but early signs suggest the vaccine is working.The vaccine has been more than 50 per cent effective in preventing flu illness severe enough to send a child to the doctor's office, the... Read More



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