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Want a free smile makeover?

Sunday, September, 24 2017    

Jamaica Cosmetic Dental Services says it wants to give someone a free smile makeover. Read More

Study links dimensions of a person's face with sex drive

Sunday, September, 24 2017    

MEN and women with shorter, wider faces tend to be more sexually motivated and to have a stronger sex drive than those with faces of other dimensions.These are the findings from a study led by Steven Arnocky of Nipissing University in Canada. Read More

Key regulator of male fertility identified

Sunday, September, 24 2017    

WHEN it comes to male reproductive fertility, timing is everything. Now scientists are finding new details on how disruption of this timing may contribute to male infertility or congenital illness. Read More

48-year-old woman accused of selling sex to 13-year-old boy

with Tanesha Mundle | Sunday, September, 24 2017    

A 48-year-old woman who reportedly solicited $1,500 from a 13-year-old boy in exchange for sex was offered $200,000 bail when she appeared in the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court last week. Read More

Crime draining the economy, Manchester business leaders told

BY ALICIA SUTHERLAND Staff reporter sutherlanda@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, September, 24 2017    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — The service sector, including business process outsourcing (BPO), mining and agriculture — all key industries for central Jamaica — were identified among areas experiencing serious effects of crime at a forum here... Read More

How to remove a tick and prevent future bites

Sunday, September, 24 2017    

AS tick populations grow and spread, their prevalence appears to be increasing the public's risk for some troubling diseases. Read More

Seal those teeth from cavities

by Dr Sharon Robinson | Sunday, September, 24 2017    

BRUSHING and flossing are the best ways to help prevent cavities, but it's not always easy to clean every nook and cranny of your teeth — especially those back teeth (molars) you use to chew. Read More

Study: Housecleaning, walking to work, stave off death

Sunday, September, 24 2017    

PARIS, France (AFP) — One in 12 global deaths over a five-year period can be prevented through 30 minutes of physical activity — which can include house-cleaning or walking to work — five days a week, researchers said yesterday. Read More

Thieves in control

BY HG HELPS AND JEDIAEL CARTER | Sunday, September, 24 2017    

Thieves are virtually in control of the business community of downtown Kingston. Read More

Young people are my main focus, says Dunn

BY BALFORD HENRY Senior staff reporter balfordh@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, September, 24 2017    

Jamaica LabourParty (JLP) Caretaker/candidate for South East St Mary Dr Norman Dunn says that his main interest, in both the party and the constituency, is their young people. Read More

Dunn wants Annotto Bay Hospital to focus on laparoscopic surgeries

BY BALFORD HENRY Senior staff reporter balfordh@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, September, 24 2017    

Caretaker/candidate for the ruling Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) in South St Mary South Eastern Dr Norman Dunn, says he wants to transform the constituency into an example of what “great” representation can do for constituents. Read More

Dunn insists St Mary needs MPs from the parish

BY BALFORD HENRY Senior staff reporter balfordh@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, September, 24 2017    

To his Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) constituents in St Mary South Eastern, Dr Norman Dunn was robbed in the final count of the ballots in the February 2016 General Election, and now “God” is about to make amends. Read More

Alexis outlines 12-point plan for South East St Mary

BY KIMONE FRANCIS Staff reporter francisk@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, September, 24 2017    

PEOPLE'S National Party (PNP) candidate for St Mary South Eastern Dr Shane Alexis is banking on his ideas for the constituency to help him retain the seat for the Opposition party. Read More

PM playing politics with St Mary by-election, says Alexis

Sunday, September, 24 2017    

PEOPLE'S National Party (PNP) candidate for St Mary South Eastern Dr Shane Alexis believes that a date for the by-election to select a replacement for late Member of Parliament Dr Winston Green should have been set already. Read More

Shane: You either sink or swim when you enter politics

BY KIMONE FRANCIS Staff reporter francisk@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, September, 24 2017    

FOR Dr Shane Alexis, when you jump into the pool of representational politics you either sink or swim. Read More



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