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  • In this August 28, 2006 photo, a doctor holds a vial of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine Gardasil in his Chicago office. A national estimate suggests that nearly half of US men have mostly silent infections caused by the sexually-transmitted human papilloma virus, and that 1 in 4 has strains linked with several cancers. The study was released Thursday, January19, 2017. (Photo: AP)

    Remember: It’s Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

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    JANUARY is recognised as Cervical Cancer Awareness Month in the United States, and though locally we observe this in April, the importance of screening for this type of cancer cannot be overemphasised. Almost all cervical canc ...

  • Remember: New Years’ resolutions

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    AS we journey into a new year, it is almost second nature for many of us to write a list of resolutions or things we would like to fulfil this year. But the practicality of the situation is that most of us eventually break the ...

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    Remember: Be safe this Christmas

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    DECEMBER is a busy time on the roads. People rush around as they do their last-minute shopping for gifts and treats, people drink more, and criminals take advantage of the general hustle and bustle. Below are some holiday safet ...

  • Photo: Women-centred investment

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    Mayberry Investments Limited team members (from left) Jodie-Ann Bennett, Renee Hamilton, Sherace Pinnock and Karel Ellington were snapped at the company’s Investor Forum held at the Marriott Courtyard Hotel recently.

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    Remember: The importance of human rights

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    HUMAN Rights Day was observed on December 10 and marked the day on which the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. In 1950, the Assembly passed resolution 423 (V), inviting all Sta ...

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    Remember: Be AIDS aware

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    DECEMBER 1 was World Aids Day, and Jamaica celebrated the day under the theme ‘Keep the Promise: Hands Up for #HIVPrevention’, which focuses on investing in HIV prevention. According to the UNAIDS 2016 Prevention G ...

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