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  • Remember: Be Heart Safe

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    HEART disease is the number one killer of women in Jamaica, and it is also the leading cause of death for both men and women worldwide. February is Heart Month, and through the Heart Institute of the Caribbean, women and men a ...

  • Small children are a particularly vulnerable population. (Photo: AP)

    Remember: The care and protection of children

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    THE Child Care and Protection Act, among other things, holds that parents have the main responsibility for the care and protection of their children. Parental duties apply to both mother and father, whether or not they live wi ...

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    PHOTO: Bank on us

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    From left, Vivienne Bayley-Hay, group chief corporate affairs and communications officer, Victoria Mutual; Bernadette Barrow, senior vice-president — personal and business banking, First Global Bank; and Judith Forth-Blake ...

  • It’s girls’ night out for Alaine Haughton (left), Althea Sinclair (centre) and Patricia Hue as they line up for photos on the red carpet at the JMMB Group’s event themed Theatre, Inspiration and Revelation at the Spanish Court Hotel. The event was held to launch JMMB Her Wealth.

    New JMMB Her Wealth offering targets women

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    A recent study conducted by the International Labour Organization identified Jamaica as one of the top three countries where ‘the boss’ is likely to be female. These statistics in the study Women in Business and Mana ...

  • 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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