PHOTO: Familiar faces

Sunday, April, 30 2017    

Besides the work done by the team at the Jamaica Observer to make the weekly Your Health Your Wealth magazine possible, there is also a team of health care professionals who contribute content to help keep our readers informed, and last Tuesday a few of them journeyed to the... Read More

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

Dr Ashish Sarangi | Saturday, April, 22 2017    

A significant number of children and adults suffer from a disorder characterised by features such as hyperactivity, inability to sit still, easy distractibility, and inattentiveness known as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Read More

How does smoking affect your feet?

Angela Davis | Saturday, April, 22 2017    

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Remedying ageing eyes

with Michelle Vernon | Saturday, April, 22 2017    

We have heard the saying "the eyes are the windows to your soul" before, and if that is the case, it should be one of our most beautiful features. Read More

Loud noise and your health

BY DENIESE BADROE | Saturday, April, 22 2017    

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The alcohol and oral cancer connection

by Dr Sharon Robinson | Saturday, April, 22 2017    

Although tobacco use has been proven to increase the risk of oral cancer, people who use both alcohol and tobacco are at an especially high risk of contracting the disease. Read More

Fatness and fitness

Dr Derrick Aarons | Saturday, April, 22 2017    

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Check your blood pressure, kidney failure patient urges

Saturday, April, 22 2017    

When 28-year-old Maurice Lewis was diagnosed with kidney failure last year, his life changed.He was told a few years prior that he had acute kidney failure after seeking medical attention when he started having issues with his vision. Read More

Sickle-cell disease: care or cure?

Professor Jennifer Knight-Madden | Saturday, April, 15 2017    

A Jamaican myth states that people with sickle- cell disease (SCD) always die before reaching adulthood. This is far from the truth. Read More

Forgive them

Dr Jacqueline E Campbell | Saturday, April, 15 2017    

"Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they are doing." Jesus Christ, Luke 23:34. Read More

What you need to know about infrared sauna

with Michelle Vernon | Saturday, April, 15 2017    

Infrared saunas are a type of sauna that uses heat and light to help relax and detoxify the body. Read More

What to expect after a heart attack — part 2

Dr Claudine Lewis | Saturday, April, 15 2017    

Many myocardial infarction (MI) survivors remain under a doctor’s care, taking medicine and living with dietary and exercise prescriptions for the rest of their lives. Read More

Photo: Cancer & Oral Sex

Saturday, April, 8 2017    

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