Fathers talk health choices, changes 10:20 pm
FOR some men, fatherhood is a step in a new direction that requires a necessary and healthier lifestyle. Today, in recognition of Father's Day, four dads share what potentially harmful practices they had to say goodbye to when they said hello to parenthood.
'Therapy saved me'
WHETHER it's because some people believe they can handle emotional distress and mental health problems on their own or due to the stigma associated with seeking help, many people will never access therapy in their lifetime.
What illnesses can be treated online by a doctor?
AS telemedicine becomes more popular you may be wondering about the illnesses that can be treated by it. The answer: Most of them. Once they are not emergent (in the process of coming into being or becoming prominent), most illnesses can receive an initial diagnosis or assessment by...
Sunday, June 13, 2021
NINETEEN years ago, Franklyn White saw the difficulties his stepmother faced when she was in dire need of blood. A few years later, he watched as his sister died at Spanish Town Hospital after being stabbed by unknown assailants. She, too, needed blood but didn't get enough because of...More
Sunday, June 6, 2021
Four decades after the first cases of AIDS were reported, new data from UNAIDS show that dozens of countries achieved or exceeded the 2020 targets set by the United Nations General Assembly in 2016 — evidence that the targets were not just aspirational but...More
Sunday, June 6, 2021
NEARLY half-a-billion people on the planet have diabetes but most of them aren't getting the kind of care that could make their lives healthier, longer, and more productive, according to a new global study of data from people with the condition.More
Sunday, May 30, 2021
POINTING out that diagnoses for multiple sclerosis (MS) are sometimes overlooked, one local doctor is insisting that there needs to be more awareness about the condition.More
Sunday, May 23, 2021
MONTEGO BAY, St James — The National Family Planning Board (NFPB) has reintroduced HIV self-test kit, OraQuick, to the Jamaican market. This time, however, instead of the NFPB team carrying out the tests, the kits are for people who wish to self-test at home.More