Health

'Give me abs'

JO-HANNA TAYLOR | Sunday, March, 25 2018    

ONE of the most common requests I get as a personal trainer is to “Give me abs,” “Flatten my tummy,” “Get rid of my belly.”Is this familiar? Is this you?Relax, you're not alone. Read More

Obesity could become chief avoidable cancer cause — UK charity

Sunday, March, 25 2018    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Obesity could overtake smoking as the chief avoidable cause of cancer-related deaths, the world's largest independent funder of cancer research said last Friday. Read More

Preventing dry socket

by Dr Sharon Robinson | Sunday, March, 25 2018    

THERE are a number of reasons why your dentist might suggest a tooth extraction, from incoming wisdom teeth to a damaged tooth, or even overcrowding. Read More

Overcoming Down's syndrome

BY STACY-ANN DELEVANTE | Sunday, March, 25 2018    

MARCH 21 is observed annually as World Down's Syndrome Day and is used to heighten awareness about the condition as well as highlight the positive contributions that can be made by people living with it. Read More

Easter treat for sickle-cell patients

Sunday, March, 25 2018    

AS part of an ongoing commitment to raise awareness and serve those living with sickle cell disease in Jamaica, Shak's Hope Foundation says it will be hosting two Easter treats for adults and children in Black River and Montego Bay, respectively. Read More

Osteoarthritis in the knee

Angela Davis | Sunday, March, 25 2018    

OSTEOARTHRITIS is a very common condition that is known as the “wear and tear” arthritis. Other forms of the disease exist and they include gout, rheumatoid, psoriatic, and fibromyalgia. Read More

Photo: Key partnership

Sunday, March, 25 2018    

Nurse Catherine Treasure from National Blood Transfusion Service assists general insurance manager at Caribbean Assurance Brokers Limited Heather Muirhead- Brown, who breaks from her busy day to support Key Insurance Limited's inaugural blood drive at the company's head office in Kingston... Read More

How important is wellness in the workplace?

Sunday, March, 25 2018    

WORKPLACE wellness and engagement is a holistic process that looks at the whole person and initiatives which can impact an employee's entire lifestyle, which is supported through positive behaviour change. Read More

Creating a disciplined and healthy lifestyle

BY FITZ-GEORGE RATTRAY | Sunday, March, 25 2018    

 OVER the last few days the topics of self-discipline, self-control and willpower kept surfacing. Read More

Sick air travellers most likely to infect next row — study

Sunday, March, 25 2018    

MIAMI, United States (AFP) — People who fly on aeroplanes while contagious can indeed get other people sick, but the risk is mainly to those seated next to them or in the adjacent row, United States researchers said last Monday. Read More

Debunking food and diet myths

By Fitz-George Rattray | Sunday, March, 18 2018    

 MORE and more, people are going insane with food myths, twisting their diets, health and minds with unnecessary and sometimes risky restrictions and ridiculous indulgences. Read More

Photo: Heart rate monitoring

Sunday, March, 18 2018    

A patron (on bicycle) at the University of Technology, Jamaica's Research, Technology and Innovation Day, held at the university's Papine Campus last Thursday, tries out the spinning bicycle on display at the Faculty of Science and Sport booth while student Shenir Hosten (centre) performs a... Read More

Photo: STAFF TRAINING

Sunday, March, 18 2018    

Following on the heels of an almost completed $30-million renovation to the Paediatric Ward at the St Ann's Bay Hospital, the Issa Trust Foundation has made a further $7-million donation of medical equipment and supplies to the hospital, including four ventilators. Shown providing training to... Read More

Cayenne pepper and your skin

With Michelle Vernon | Sunday, March, 18 2018    

CAYENNE pepper is truly a super spice that can be both ingested and applied topically. Read More

Doctor's Appointment goes live March 25

Sunday, March, 18 2018    

WHEN was your last doctor's appointment? Your next one could be free of cost on Sunday, March 25 at 5:30 pm in the comfort of your home, a press statement said recently. If you still have questions after 30 minutes, you can also talk with the doctor live. Read More



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