Not all carbs are created equal

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

 ATHLETES, endurance athletes and active individuals require more protein and carbohydrates, but there is always a debate about how many carbohydrates are needed. Read More

Tooth development

by Dr Sharon Robinson | Sunday, September, 23 2018    

BY the third week after conception, the primitive mouth has formed. Read More

Most nations to miss UN target on chronic diseases — study

Sunday, September, 23 2018    

PARIS, France (AFP) — More than half of all countries will likely fail to hit the UN target of reducing premature deaths from a quartet of chronic diseases by a third before 2030, researchers said last Friday. Read More

Company raises funds for 100 women to do mammograms

Sunday, September, 23 2018    

JOINING the fight against breast cancer two years ago was a no-brainer for Black Ink Marketing & Event Solutions Ltd Chief Executive Officer Maxine Miller-Burkett, after the spouse of one of her employees was diagnosed with the condition at age 32. Read More

Gout: Symptoms and treatment

By Angela Davis | Sunday, September, 23 2018    

GOUT is a common, intensely painful type of arthritis. It typically manifests as a sudden, severe pain that will cause the patient to wake in the middle of the night. Read More

Despite some progress, Alzheimer's fight falling flat

Sunday, September, 23 2018    

PARIS, France (AFP) — It's a devastating disease driving a dementia epidemic ruining tens of millions of lives, but with no new medical treatment since the turn of the century the fight against Alzheimer's is foundering. Read More

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


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