UN health agency says industry interference in Caribbean tobacco industry continues

UNITED NATIONS (CMC) — Despite measures protecting a majority of people from tobacco-related illness and death in the Caribbean, the United Nations says the tobacco industry continues to hamper efforts by governments to fully implement life-and cost-saving... Read More

Diet rich in tomatoes cuts skin cancer in half in mice

Sunday, July, 16 2017    

DAILY tomato consumption appeared to cut the development of skin cancer tumours by half in a mouse study at The Ohio State University. Read More

Water retention in the feet

Angela Davis | Sunday, July, 16 2017    

WATER retention is the accumulation of excess fluid in the circulatory system and in the areas between the body's cells. It can cause different parts of the body to swell, but the most common areas are the feet and the legs. Read More

94 adolescents to become ambassadors of healthy lifestyle

Sunday, July, 16 2017    

THE Southern Regional Health Authority (SRHA) has launched a regional wellness programme for adolescents, geared towards empowering and encouraging participants, aged 10 to 15 years, to become ambassadors of healthy lifestyle through healthy diet, physical activity and screening. Read More

Summer health fair for Whitehouse residents

Friday, July, 14 2017    

THE Church of Jesus Christ of Whitehouse, in collaboration with Sandals South Coast, the Western and Southern Regional Health Authorities and the National Health Fund will host a one-day free health fair for residents of Whitehouse and surrounding communities on Saturday, July 22 at the... Read More

US doctor: Treatment 'worth trying' in UK sick baby case

Friday, July, 14 2017    

LONDON, England (AP) — An American doctor testifying in the case of a British couple seeking the right to take their critically ill infant to the United States for treatment said yesterday it was worth trying an experimental therapy that had only recently... Read More

Another title for Kimberly Brown

Wednesday, July, 12 2017    

On Saturday, July 1, Kimberly Brown added another fitness title to her name after winning the Miss Power Play Bikini Competition. The 26-year-old athlete walked away with $60,000 cash in addition to other prizes. Read More

Foods to treat stomach ulcers

Donovan Grant | Monday, July, 10 2017    

 Dear Donovan,I have bad stomach ulcers. So far I've only been able to eat yoghurt. What other foods could you suggest to vary my diet?  Read More

Dong quai: the magic herb?

BY PENDA HONEYGHAN | Monday, July, 10 2017    

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Fibroids: Avoiding the big cut

By Dr Ryan Halsall | Monday, July, 10 2017    

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Ovarian cysts – when to be worried

By PENDA HONEYGHAN | Monday, July, 10 2017    

FOR every ovulating woman, the possibility of an ovarian cyst around the time of menstruation is quite high, but most women will never actually realise this. And while in most instances cysts are harmless, obstetrician-gynaecologist Dr Keisha Buchanan says that they can often lead to... Read More

Is eating eggs a health risk?

Dr Derrick Aarons | Sunday, July, 9 2017    

IN recent times, there has been some controversy regarding whether people should be eating eggs or not. Read More


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