Health

What you probably didn’t know about sunscreen

with Michelle Vernon | Sunday, March, 12 2017    

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Cardboard boxes as cribs?

Sunday, March, 12 2017    

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Depression

Dr Ashish Sarangi | Sunday, March, 12 2017    

Have you been feeling down in the dumps lately? Maybe you are not feeling up to going out to the movies and gym like you used to. Also, you have noticed a significant decrease in your appetite and your clothes have been fitting you looser. Read More

Men’s health takes centre stage

Sunday, March, 12 2017    

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Tips to avoid hand-foot syndrome if undergoing chemotherapy

Angela Davis | Sunday, March, 12 2017    

Many Jamaicans are currently being treated for cancer. This will often involve chemotherapy. Read More

Short, white men more likely to go bald — study

Sunday, March, 12 2017    

PARIS, France (AFP) — Add enhanced risk of premature balding to the list of illnesses and indignities faced by diminutive men of European descent, according to a new study. Read More

Treating sickle cell disease with gene therapy

Dr Derrick Aarons | Saturday, March, 11 2017    

After nearly two years of debate about its possible benefits and risks, the gene editing technique is now here to stay. Read More

The basics of dental pulp diseases

by Dr Sharon Robinson | Saturday, March, 11 2017    

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J’cans over 45 urged to get screened for colon cancer

Friday, March, 10 2017    

THE Jamaica Cancer Society (JCS) is appealing to Jamaicans over the age of 45 to get screened for colon cancer. Read More

Woodstoves are good for the soul, bad for the heart

Saturday, March, 4 2017    

The risk of acute myocardial infarction for the elderly living in and around small cities is increased by air pollution caused by biomass burning from wood stoves. Read More

Anger can be a good thing

Dr Jacqueline E Campbell | Saturday, March, 4 2017    

As I sat in traffic waiting for the lights to change, I overheard two very angry motorists exchanging "cloth purchases" from very large fabric stores. I thought that they were going to harm each other. It was not a good scene. Read More

Foods that mask bad breath

by Dr Sharon Robinson | Saturday, March, 4 2017    

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Heart tests

Dr Claudine Lewis | Saturday, March, 4 2017    

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Hospital floors may pose a large health risk

Saturday, March, 4 2017    

Hospital room floors may be an overlooked source of infection, according to a study published in the March issue of the Read More



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