Health

HPV vaccine may save your life

Sunday, September, 23 2018    

For the month of September, Your Health Your Wealth, in partnership with the Ministry of Health, will be discussing the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine, which protects against cancers, including cervical cancer.  Read More

Depression and weight gain

BY FITZ-GEORGE RATTRAY | Sunday, September, 16 2018    

I recently wrote an article on the relationship between stress and weight gain. The response was significant. Although this conversation has been ongoing for decades, it is increasingly clear that more people are beginning to recognise the impact of their mental state and physical... Read More

10-step Korean facial regimen

With Michelle Vernon | Sunday, September, 16 2018    

THE new craze in the quest for beautiful skin has beauty enthusiasts like myself obsessed with the Korean's skincare routine. Read More

The alignment makeover

Selena DeLeon | Sunday, September, 16 2018    

This is the first in a four-part series that will look at the us e of Pilates for alignment of the body.  Read More

Association of consultant physicians honour Drs

Sunday, September, 16 2018    

THE Association of Consultant Physicians of Jamaica (ACPJ) honoured consultant physicians doctor Althea Aquart-Stewart, consultant internist/pulmonologist; and Dr Michael Fitz-Henley, consultant dermatologist two Saturdays ago at a banquet at Jamaica Pegasus. Read More

Exposed tooth roots

by Dr Sharon Robinson | Sunday, September, 16 2018    

TO properly discuss the issue with tooth sensitivity and tooth roots, it's important to go over the basic anatomy of your smile. Read More

Cancer to kill 10 million in 2018 — report

Sunday, September, 16 2018    

PARIS, France (AFP) — Cancer will kill nearly 10 million people this year experts said last Wednesday, warning the disease's global burden continues to rise in spite of better prevention and earlier diagnosis. Read More

High salt intake and health risks

Dr Derrick Aarons | Sunday, September, 16 2018    

JAMAICANS are known to consume a lot of salt.In fact, the more salty the food, the more we enjoy it. The converse is also true; if there is no salt we perceive our foods to be too bland and feel compelled to add salt to it. Read More

Managing stress for better health

BY FITZ-GEORGE RATTRAY | Sunday, September, 9 2018    

 AN increasing number of people are beginning to understand the importance of actively taking charge of their dietary choices if they intend to increase their chances of a relatively healthy, pain-free and full life. Read More

Using Pilates to disconnect the body from the screen

Selena DeLeon | Sunday, September, 9 2018    

BEING literally “wired” all the time can wreak havoc on your neck and shoulders. Read More

Issa Trust Foundation, Direct Relief make major pharmaceutical donations

Sunday, September, 9 2018    

THE Issa Trust Foundation, in partnership with Direct Relief, has donated a total of US$19 million in pharmaceuticals with 41 shipments at no cost to the Government of Jamaica, to be distributed islandwide since 2015. Read More

A doctor reflects on the joy of medicine

Sunday, September, 9 2018    

WHEN Horace Fisher enrolled in the medical faculty of The University of the West Indies (UWI) Mona in 1962, a passion for medicine was already coursing through his veins. Read More

3 reasons to avoid white flour

BY JO-HANNA TAYLOR | Sunday, September, 9 2018    

FROM patty to fried dumplings, white flour is a main staple of our food memories and experiences. Present in almost every meal and snack, it is used in breads, cereals, pasta, and many baked goods that you know and love in extremely unhealthy quantities. Read More

Cervical cancer and HPV

Sunday, September, 9 2018    

For the month of September, Your Health Your Wealth, in partnership with the Ministry of Health, will be discussing the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine, which protects against cancers, including cervical cancer. We invite you to send your queries to healthandwealth@jamaicaobserver.com to be... Read More

Natural remedies for sciatica

BY ANGELA DAVIS | Sunday, September, 9 2018    

BACK pain is something that most people will have to deal with at one point or another during their lives, and it often comes in the form of sciatic pain. Read More



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