Jamaican, 9, to launch kits to keep kids clean, healthy

Sunday, December, 23 2018    

WHAT started as a set of curious hygiene-related questions from her friends has led nine-year-old Kailee Coombs to launch a set of kits to help protect children. Read More

Exercising when diabetic

Sunday, December, 23 2018    

EXERCISE is essential when trying to maintain good health. If you are suffering from a medical condition, you should consult your doctor before embarking on any exercise regime. Read More

5 tips to eat healthy this Christmas

BY FITZ-GEORGE RATTRAY | Sunday, December, 23 2018    

IT is now Christmastime and, of course, this means more festivities and high-calorie foods at your fingertips.It's also much harder to stick to small portions, especially at family dinners and Christmas parties. Read More

Take care of your teeth this Christmas

by Dr Sharon Robinson | Sunday, December, 23 2018    

YES, it is the season to be jolly and we'll all be indulging in a few festive treats. However, all that eating and drinking can take its toll on your teeth as well as your waistline. Read More

Americans have grown fatter, shorter since 1999 — US data

Sunday, December, 23 2018    

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — Americans have got fatter over the past two decades, adding girth to their bellies and even growing fractionally shorter on average, according to federal health data released last Thursday. Read More

Deceptive advertising and your health Deceptive advertising and your health

Dr Derrick Aarons | Sunday, December, 23 2018    

CHRISTIANS around the world celebrate Christmas this week, commemorating the birth of baby Jesus as a redeemer for the sins of people on Earth. Read More

PAHO urges collective action for access to health care in the Caribbean

Monday, December, 17 2018    

WASHINGTON, USA (CMC) — The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) has joined the commemorations with a call to work together to find solutions that will ensure that all people in the Caribbean and elsewhere have access to quality health services without having to endure financial... Read More

Watch out for foodborne diseases this holiday

Dr Wendy-Gaye Thomas, MD | Sunday, December, 16 2018    

J amaica's recent suspension of the importation of romaine lettuce from the United States, because of the outbreak of E coli bacteria in lettuce in 11 US states, brings into sharp focus the fact that we are entering into a season of high consumption. Read More

Is your teen stressed?

Sunday, December, 16 2018    

Most teens get stressed out by their families from time to time, but whether they bottle those emotions up or put a positive spin on things may affect certain processes in the body, including blood pressure and how immune cells respond to bacterial invaders. Read More

You don't have to sacrifice your life to make a living

BY FITZ-GEORGE RATTARY | Sunday, December, 16 2018    

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Creating new movement patterns post-injury

Selena DeLeon | Sunday, December, 16 2018    

Do you have pain in your body? Does it ache at the end of the day? Do you have a niggle that you get “treated” that just seems to keep coming back? Any of these are a sign that your body is not functioning efficiently. There is an imbalance, weak muscles, strong muscles,... Read More

What's on your holiday list?

wih Michelle Vernon | Sunday, December, 16 2018    

'Tis the season to be jolly so treat yourself or a loved one to something they will appreciate. With family functions, office parties, and New Year's Eve gatherings right around the corner, everyone wants to look their best without the downtime. To achieve the best results with any skin... Read More

Dietary fat is good? Dietary fat is bad? Coming to consensus

Sunday, December, 16 2018    

Which is better, a low-fat/high-carbohydrate diet or a high-fat/low-carbohydrate diet — or is it the type of fat that matters? Read More

Keep your heart happy this holiday

Sunday, December, 9 2018    

IT'S easy to get carried away this Christmas with eating and drinking when you're in a celebratory mood. One glass of eggnog and slice of Christmas cake can quickly turn to four, and those pounds you worked so hard all year to take off can return to stay like an unwanted, unexpected... Read More

Managing the holiday stress

BY DR ANDRENE CHUNG | Sunday, December, 9 2018    

IT'S the most wonderful time of the year! But with holiday shopping, traffic, long supermarket lines, and all your relatives in one place, that happy holiday spirit is soon replaced with a hectic holiday stress. Read More


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