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Join the 10% who keep new year resolutions

Sunday, December, 31 2017    

FOR most of us, a new year is just that — new — and therein lies the catch. In a world dictated by time and change, any chance to pick a point and move forward is useful for us to build focus, set targets, and resolve. Read More

Five resolutions for healthy teeth

by Dr Sharon Robinson | Sunday, December, 31 2017    

WE all make new year resolutions, but many of us are not likely to follow through. Turning over a new leaf in the new year can be tricky, but finding a way to stick with it is important when that new leaf benefits your health. Read More

Can e-cigarettes help smokers quit?

Sunday, December, 31 2017    

AS e-cigarettes become more popular, fewer people are taking up smoking traditional cigarettes. But can e-cigarettes — an electronic nicotine delivery system — help people quit smoking altogether? Read More

17 ways to eat healthy this Christmas

BY FITZ-GEORGE RATTRAY | Sunday, December, 24 2017    

CHRISTMAS festivities often come with foods high in calories and in great portions, especially at family dinners and Christmas parties. Researchers have found that people who have weight issues, even those who have successfully lost and maintained, often experience a gain of seven to 10... Read More

Couple up for long-term happiness

Sunday, December, 24 2017    

BEING married has a lifelong effect on how content people are. Read More

12 Months 24 Dares Wellness 2018

Sunday, December, 24 2017    

DO you find yourself honestly wanting to make healthier wellness choices, but life just gets in the way? Any of the following sound familiar:“I'm so busy. Work/school/the kids take up most of my time!” Read More

Two tomatoes a day may keep lung disease at bay: study

Sunday, December, 24 2017    

PARIS, France (AFP) — Adults who ate more than two tomatoes a day had a slower rate of natural lung function decline, with ex-smokers seeming to benefit most of all, scientists said Thursday. Read More

Taking care of your teeth at Christmas

by Dr Sharon Robinson | Sunday, December, 24 2017    

CHRISTMAS is a very enjoyable time of year for most of us; a time when we can indulge in treats and drinks. Read More

Beauty benefits of red wine

Sunday, December, 24 2017    

THE holiday season is here and so is the the abundance of red wine. Though we know it is the choice drink for many, there are also several beauty benefits to be had from red wine.Here are a few:1. Anti-ageing Read More

Why do we gain weight on holidays?

BY FITZ-GEORGE RATTRAY | Sunday, December, 24 2017    

THE huge fear during the Christmas holiday is weight gain. Read More

Artificial intelligence and Christmas

Dr Derrick Aarons | Sunday, December, 24 2017    

TOMORROW is Christmas, a day that carries religious as well as secular significance in the western world. Read More

Ganja use & sex

Sunday, December, 17 2017    

THE jury's still out on rock 'n' roll. But the link between sex and at least one drug — marijuana — has been confirmed. Read More

Scientists pinpoint gene... the one to blame for poorer survival rate in early-onset breast cancer patients

Sunday, December, 17 2017    

A new study led by scientists at the University of Southampton has found that inherited variation in a particular gene may be to blame for the lower survival rate of patients diagnosed with early-onset breast cancer. Read More

'Your Miles Matter' racking up support for charity

Sunday, December, 17 2017    

DRIVERS islandwide have rallied behind the Hyundai Jamaica 'Your Miles Matter' campaign, recording more than 564 miles of the 900-mile target since the campaign launched on November 11. Read More

Red Flag!

Sunday, December, 17 2017    

DESPITE decades-long prevention and treatment efforts, cardiovascular (CV) disease continues to be the leading cause of death worldwide. Read More



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