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Don't forget your dental health

by Dr Sharon Robinson | Sunday, November, 1 2020    

ALL of us are going through a lot of changes right now. We want to make sure that you are updated on some tips on maintaining your dental health during this stressful time. Read More

Adjusting to sex after getting married

Warrick Lattibeaudiere | Sunday, November, 1 2020    

COUPLES who are courting relish the idea of reaping the sexual intimacy that comes with marriage. Read More

Mothers pass on allergies to offspring

Sunday, November, 1 2020    

MOTHERS can pass allergies to offspring while they are developing in the womb, researchers from the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), KK Women's and Children's Hospital (KKH) and Duke-NUS Medical School in Singapore reported last week in the journal ... Read More

COVID-19 patients infect half of household — US Gov't study

Sunday, November, 1 2020    

WASHINGTON, DC, United States (AFP) — People who develop COVID-19 infect around half of their household members, with adults only slightly more likely than children to spread the virus, a US Government study said Friday. Read More

For a cause...

Sunday, November, 1 2020    

On Saturday, October 24 Rotarians across the globe recognised World Polio Day #EndPolioNow and the Rotary Club of Kingston East and Port Royal made a day of it at Sir John Golding Rehabilitation Centre. Read More

Adjusting after the wedding day

Warrick Lattibeaudiere | Sunday, October, 25 2020    

FEW things boast the intimacy of human relationships as does a marriage. So close may this union become that a touch, look, or gesture may convey volumes to a partner. Read More

Why theFDA is warning pregnant women not to use over-the-counter pain relievers

BY C MICHAEL WHITE University of Connecticut | Sunday, October, 25 2020    

THE Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a warning on October 15, 2020 to both health care professionals and women about the use of nonsteroidal, anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) after 20 weeks of pregnancy. Read More

Simple 'solutions' to COVID-19

by Sharon Robinson | Sunday, October, 25 2020    

THE nasal and oral cavities as well as eyes are thought to be the main points of entry for the novel coronavirus.Then there are mouthwashes. Read More

Sick of COVID-19?

BY JAY MADDOCK Texas A&M University | Sunday, October, 25 2020    

AS the pandemic drags on, following COVID-19 prevention guidelines can feel more and more challenging. Read More

Masks could cut COVID-19 deaths in the US — study

Sunday, October, 25 2020    

PARIS, France (AFP) — Even if state-level governments in the United States reimpose limited social distancing measures to halt the spread of COVID-19, the death toll could more than double by the end of February 2021 to 511,000, according to projections released last... Read More

Work on your marriage

Warrick Lattibeaudiere | Sunday, October, 18 2020    

PEOPLE may look on with an eye of envy at people married for decades, wondering why they can't have a marriage like that, too. Read More

How do pandemics end?

BY NÜKHET VARLIK University of South Carolina | Sunday, October, 18 2020    

WHEN will the pandemic end?All these months in, with more than 37 million COVID-19 cases and more than one million deaths globally, you may be wondering, with increasing exasperation, how long this will continue. Read More

Safe sex or RISKY ROMANCE?

Sunday, October, 18 2020    

YOUNG adults — contrary to how they are sometimes portrayed in the media — tend to make highly rational decisions when it comes to selecting potential romantic partners, a study has found. Read More

COVID-19 lockdown silver lining

Sunday, October, 18 2020    

LOCKDOWNS initiated to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus in China and Europe at the beginning of the pandemic improved air quality, averting tens of thousands of deaths in regions where air pollution has a significant impact on mortality, a new study... Read More

EU regulator green-lights first injectable HIV drug

Sunday, October, 18 2020    

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AFP) — The EU's medicines regulator last Friday gave the green light for the first injectable treatment for HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, which could change the lives of millions of people. Read More



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