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YOUR 'wellness probabilities' are the only real measure of how your wellness efforts will pay off. But before you can fully appreciate this reality, you must understand what probability is. Read More

Study: Heavy drinking and HIV dont mix
HEAVY alcohol consumption — three drinks or more per day for women and four drinks or more per day for men — is linked to alterations in immune function among people with HIV.... Read More

Patient death leads to vaping, lung disease probe
WASHINGTON, DC, United States (AFP) — A patient who had recently been vaping has died in the US after developing severe lung disease, officials said Friday, as authorities scrambled to find the cause behind almost 200 more potential cases. ... Read More

Heart attacks halved by daily 'polypill' — study
PARIS, France (AFP) — A cheap, once-a-day pill combining aspirin with drugs that lower blood pressure and cholesterol, cuts cardiovascular disease as a whole by a third and heart attacks by more than half, researchers said Friday.... Read More

The Bible and your well-being

By Warrick Lattibeaudiere | Sunday, August, 18 2019    

 “A joyful heart is good medicine…”— Proverbs 17:22, English Standard Version   Read More

Slavery and modern science

Dr Derrick Aarons | Sunday, August, 18 2019    

MANY of us celebrated Emancipation Day at the start of this month without being aware of the connection between the transatlantic slave trade and the development of modern science. Read More

Managing wellness probabilities

BY FITZ-GEORGE RATTRAY | Sunday, August, 18 2019    

YOUR management of wellness probabilities is the key to a healthy life.Avoiding pain, suffering and premature death are a matter of avoiding illness probabilities — that is the likelihood of eventually suffering from a disease and why. Read More

Scientists find intense light can protect cardiovascular health

Sunday, August, 11 2019    

Researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus have found that intense light amplifies a specific gene that bolsters blood vessels and offers protection against heart attacks. Read More

Advanced sleep phase not so rare, study finds

Sunday, August, 11 2019    

A quirk of the body clock that lures some people to sleep at 8:00 pm, enabling them to greet the new day as early as 4:00 am, may be significantly more common than previously believed. Read More

Keeping plaque germs at bay

by Dr Sharon Robinson | Sunday, August, 11 2019    

Have you ever stopped to think about gum disease? The damage dental plaque germs cause can be permanent, but you can fight the germs with toothpaste, a toothbrush, and dental floss. Read on to learn more about plaque and ways to protect your teeth and... Read More

People who eat dark chocolate less likely to be depressed

Sunday, August, 11 2019    

Eating dark chocolate may positively affect mood and relieve depressive symptoms, according to a new study led by University College London (UCL) looking at whether different types of chocolate are associated with mood disorders. Read More

Recovering from holiday binging

BY FITZ-GEORGE RATTRAY | Sunday, August, 4 2019    

Holidays come and go, but the fear is that the fat will stay forever. You'll likely know the experience. Socially, habitually, and culturally you feel the need to enjoy the festive eating, all the while knowing that you could be putting your wardrobe, goals, and health in jeopardy, but... Read More

Sargassum seaweed and your health

Dr Derrick Aarons | Sunday, August, 4 2019    

In recent times, there have been several newspaper articles, academic symposia, and meetings within the tourism sector in our region regarding the pervasive sargassum weed now found polluting many beaches across the Caribbean. Read More

Fight germs: Keep your toothbrush clean

by Dr Sharon Robinson | Sunday, August, 4 2019    

It's a fact; germs are lurking everywhere. From the people we meet, to the objects we touch throughout the day, we are constantly exposed to germs. One place that should be a germ-free zone, however, is your toothbrush. Read More

Meal timing strategies appear to lower appetite, improve fat burning

Sunday, August, 4 2019    

Researchers have discovered that meal timing strategies such as intermittent fasting or eating earlier in the daytime appear to help people lose weight by lowering appetite rather than burning more calories, according to a report published online in the journal ... Read More



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