After enduring the discomfort of a mammogram and anxiously waiting more than a month for the results, 56-year-old Alison (not her real name) was told she needed to do an ultrasound. Her breast tissue was too dense for an accurate reading from the mammogram, the doctors explained.
I recognise that many people do not know what a urologist is and does. In addition, people confuse the specialty of urology with others, such as nephrology. As a urologist I am happy to elaborate on my area of expertise.
As MDLink continues to cater to Jamaica's health system, the company hosted a Christmas charity event for the patients at Sir John Golding Rehabilitation Centre in Kingston, and donated gifts and clothing in partnership with NCB Foundation, and other sponsors.
THE festive season is usually associated with families and friends coming together to celebrate and socialise, but with the ongoing novel coronavirus pandemic and the need to practise physical distancing, many will be left feeling the holiday blues.
FORMER executive director of the Jamaica Cancer Society Yulit Gordon is known to many as a cancer advocate. However, after spending nine years at the helm of the non-profit organisation, she stepped down from her post earlier this year.
LICENSED counselling psychologist Patricia Oberli says individuals must be deliberate about self-care and self-compassion to cope with the challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, and in life generally.
THE novel coronavirus pandemic has helped coin a litany of new words and phrases, from social distancing to putting on the COVID-19 mask, there's a new expression for almost everything related to the virus.