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How to avoid red wine stains on your teeth

HOW can you enjoy your favourite reds without the self-consciousness associated with red wine teeth stains?Here's the scoop on dental discolouration so you can take the right steps to maintain your pearly whites. Why red wine stains Read More

FITNESS COUNTDOWN: Race day tips for stretching
“ Train hard, fight easy” is a quote by Alexander Suvorov which I stand by. Put the work in and reap the rewards. This is applicable to all aspects of your life — not just fitness.... Read More

Eating your way to an early grave
A 20-year analysis published in 2019 revealed that one in five people who die every year dies as the direct result of what they continue to eat or poor food choices. These numbers include medical-related deaths and deaths as a result of old age, vehicular accidents, homicides, and more.... Read More

Public and private researchers hunt coronavirus cure
PARIS, France (AFP) — Researchers both public and private have launched efforts to combat the novel coronavirus, now known as COVID-19, that has already infected tens of thousands of people in China, and profit isn't their only motivation. ... Read More

Lessons from the 1918 influenza pandemic

Warrick Lattibeaudiere | Sunday, February, 16 2020    

WHILE no one can definitively say where the flu of 1918 started or how, some have attributed its start to Spain, an area hard hit by the virus in May of the year, hence the term Spanish flu. Read More

International Masters of Medicine Conference a success

Monday, February, 10 2020    

Heart Institute of the Caribbean and the Association of Black Cardiologists are still basking in the success of the second annual International Masters of Medicine Conference held last month in St Andrew. Read More

China virus deaths rise past 800, overtaking SARS toll

Monday, February, 10 2020    

BEIJING, China (AFP) — The death toll from the novel coronavirus surged past 800 in mainland China yesterday, overtaking global fatalities in the 2002-03 SARS epidemic, even as the World Health Organization (WHO) said the outbreak appeared to be stabilising. Read More

Bolstering remineralisation

by Dr Sharon Robinson | Sunday, February, 9 2020    

TOOTH enamel consists of 96 per cent minerals and is the hardest substance in the body. Read More

Coronavirus cases increase as more preventive measures taken

Sunday, February, 9 2020    

BEIJING, China (AP) — The rate of increase in new cases of the virus in China rose again after a brief respite, as the death toll rose to 722 on the mainland and countries around the world enforced stricter measures to contain its spread. Read More

The shunned

Sunday, February, 2 2020    

BEIJING, China (AP) — Meron Mei, a sophomore at Wuhan University in the Chinese city at the heart of a viral outbreak, went back to his home village and started to cough. Read More

Dental X-rays: All you need to know

by Dr Sharon Robinson | Sunday, February, 2 2020    

X-RAYS, also known as radiographs, are an essential part of any dental care treatment plan.They are diagnostic, but they can also be preventative by helping a dentist diagnose potential oral care issues in a patient's mouth before they become a major problem. Read More

All you need is five to 10 minutes & consistency

BY FITZ-GEORGE RATTRAY | Sunday, February, 2 2020    

I recently saw someone I hadn't seen in almost six months, and I said to her, “You started or changed some physical activity about two months ago, what is it?” She told me that she bought kettlebells and started doing squats three days per week. Read More


Sunday, January, 26 2020    

AS Jamaica steps up its sensitisation of key stakeholders as it seeks to ensure operational readiness for the novel coronavirus, travellers to the island can also expect vigilant airport screening. Read More

It's not too late

BY FITZ-GEORGE RATTRAY | Sunday, January, 26 2020    

IF what we have repeatedly heard is true, eight out of 10 of you reading this article who made a new year's resolution have failed to maintain it, or will fail very soon. Read More

Your teeth have a demanding job

by Dr Sharon Robinson | Sunday, January, 26 2020    

IF your dentist mentions your periodontium during a check-up, there's no cause for alarm — you haven't developed a strange dental disease. Read More


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