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Dental X-rays: All you need to know

by Dr Sharon Robinson | Sunday, February, 2 2020    

X-RAYS, also known as radiographs, are an essential part of any dental care treatment plan.They are diagnostic, but they can also be preventative by helping a dentist diagnose potential oral care issues in a patient's mouth before they become a major problem. Read More

All you need is five to 10 minutes & consistency

BY FITZ-GEORGE RATTRAY | Sunday, February, 2 2020    

I recently saw someone I hadn't seen in almost six months, and I said to her, “You started or changed some physical activity about two months ago, what is it?” She told me that she bought kettlebells and started doing squats three days per week. Read More


Sunday, January, 26 2020    

AS Jamaica steps up its sensitisation of key stakeholders as it seeks to ensure operational readiness for the novel coronavirus, travellers to the island can also expect vigilant airport screening. Read More

It's not too late

BY FITZ-GEORGE RATTRAY | Sunday, January, 26 2020    

IF what we have repeatedly heard is true, eight out of 10 of you reading this article who made a new year's resolution have failed to maintain it, or will fail very soon. Read More

Your teeth have a demanding job

by Dr Sharon Robinson | Sunday, January, 26 2020    

IF your dentist mentions your periodontium during a check-up, there's no cause for alarm — you haven't developed a strange dental disease. Read More

Health care: Your choice

BY WARRICK LATTIBEAUDIERE | Sunday, January, 26 2020    

FEARED highly among humans, sickness and disease have long wreaked some of the deadliest horrors visited upon man. In the face of the deathly duo, many resort to medical treatment in the hope that relief for self or family comes at the quickest possible time. Read More

Burnout linked with irregular heartbeat

Sunday, January, 19 2020    

FEELING excessively tired, devoid of energy, demoralised, and irritable? You may have burnout, a syndrome associated with a potentially deadly heart rhythm disturbance. Read More

Plaque and food debris are removed by oral hygiene practices.

by Dr Sharon Robinson | Sunday, January, 19 2020    

PERIODONTAL disease is a bacterial infection that infects the gum tissue causing inflammation, redness, swelling, and loss of bone around the teeth. It can affect one tooth or many. Read More

Valuing health amid a devaluing dollar

By Warrick Lattibeaudiere | Sunday, January, 19 2020    

IF $10 million in one-dollar coins aren't on the open streets of Jamaica, then there may be none, hyperbolically speaking that is. Read More

Hate exercise?

BY LIBBY RICHARDS Purdue University | Sunday, January, 12 2020    

A new year typically brings new resolutions. While making resolutions is easy, sticking with them is not. Read More

Life and debt

Warrick Lattibeaudiere | Sunday, January, 12 2020    

THE bank is calling. You are hiding. Your pressure is up. The calls won't stop. The utility bills are due.Frankly, you know not what to do. Read More

Delayed Zika effects in babies who appeared healthy at birth

Sunday, January, 12 2020    

WASHINGTON, DC, United States (AFP) — Infants in Colombia who were exposed to the Zika virus in the womb showed motor and cognitive development delays in their first 18 months of life, despite having a normal head circumference at birth, scientists reported last... Read More

Control your diet, weight, fitness & health

BY FITZ-GEORGE RATTRAY | Sunday, January, 12 2020    

ANOTHER new, inspiring year, but the same old, uninspired body — that is the reality for many of us in the beginning of 2020.Fortunately, as always, there are two possible paths ahead: Read More

'Mummy tummy': More than meets the eye

Kimberly Hoffman | Sunday, January, 5 2020    

AFTER nine months of housing their babies, mothers, oftentimes, are left with a not-so-small reminder of their tiny occupants: A protruding tummy. Read More

Mouth healthy resolutions

by Dr Sharon Robinson | Sunday, January, 5 2020    

YOUR dental health is an important part of your overall wellness, and the new year is a great time to create resolutions for improving your health. Read More


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