Eat for your health, even on weekends

BY FITZ-GEORGE RATTRAY | Sunday, November, 4 2018    

YOU have come to the realisation that the extra body fat is beginning to affect your functionality and you understand the current threat it poses to your well-being. Read More

5 ways to drink more water daily

BY JO-HANNA TAYLOR | Sunday, November, 4 2018    

 STAYING hydrated is important. Especially in a warm climate, replacing the water that we lose throughout the day is essential.As important as this is, drinking water is always on the back burner for many of us.Why is this? Read More

Breath training...with Pilates

Selena DeLeon | Sunday, November, 4 2018    

TODAY I performed a Pilates exercise on the Reformer called the Feet In Straps. I was propped onto my side, one foot in a long strap, which is connected to a pulley system, providing varying degrees of resistance loaded by springs and movement. Read More

Parkinson's disease may start in appendix, study finds

Sunday, November, 4 2018    

TAMPA, United States (AFP) — Parkinson's disease has long been considered a disease of the brain, but research out last Wednesday found it may start in the gut — specifically in the appendix, a tiny organ near the large intestine. Read More

Older dads' kids run higher health risks at birth — study

Sunday, November, 4 2018    

PARIS, France (AFP) — Newborns of fathers 45 and older are more likely to be underweight or wind up in intensive care, researchers reported last Thursday, adding to the list of problems associated with older dads. Read More

KNOW what's in your FOOD

BY ROCHELLE WILLIAMS | Sunday, November, 4 2018    

MOST of us over 50 remember the days when meals were simple, when most of our food came from a farm or the backyard, when butchers were the source of meat, and, all too often, the chicken dinner on the table was, just hours before, a live bird running around the... Read More

More deaths seen for less invasive cervical cancer surgery

Thursday, November, 1 2018    

NEW evidence about a cancer operation in women finds a higher death rate for the less invasive version, challenging standard practice and the “less is more” approach to treating cervical cancer. Read More

What you can learn from your footprint

Angela Davis | Sunday, October, 28 2018    

FOR most of us, the action of walking is subconscious and effortless.Most people are unaware that each step in the gait cycle goes through eight phases that are very complex and have great influence on general health. Read More

Treating acne scars

With Michelle Vernon | Sunday, October, 28 2018    

ACNE is one of the most common skin conditions impacting most teens, however, this particular skin condition can continue to impact people even into their late adult years. Read More

Calcium deposits and your teeth

by Dr Sharon Robinson | Sunday, October, 28 2018    

IF your teeth have white spots or stains, your tooth enamel could be showing signs of hypocalcification. Read More

Uproot yourself and keep going!

Sunday, October, 28 2018    

YOU just started your health and fitness journey, you are locked in on making the changes you know you need for a fuller, healthier, pain-free life. You have decided to push your old fun but damaging habits away, and you have even found a solid weight-loss diet system with an available... Read More

A survivor's story

Sunday, October, 28 2018    

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

At-home blood pressure monitoring is important

Dr Derrick Aarons | Sunday, October, 28 2018    

DO you have high blood pressure, or do you know someone who does? Well, if you do, you should always have a blood pressure monitoring device at home. Use it each morning as soon as you get out of bed to check how well your blood pressure is being controlled. Read More

Ministry to host town hall meetings on HPV vaccine

Thursday, October, 25 2018    

THE Ministry of Health will on October 31 host its first town hall meeting to give people the opportunity to ask questions about the human papillomavirus (HPV) and the vaccine being used to treat young girls and boys before exposure to the disease. Read More

FAQ about HPV — Part 3

Sunday, October, 21 2018    

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


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