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Paying the emotional toll: Tips to reduce road-related stressKingston and St Andrew are abuzz with construction and roadwork. While it may be exciting for some, it has been a huge burden for others who have to travel into, out of, and within the...

Called liquid gold from a tree, coconut water is not just a refreshing drink, it has some amazing properties. It is rich in electrolytes, enzymes, amino acids, minerals (calcium, potassium, manganese, magnesium), vitamins (riboflavin and vitamin C)...

These days, it seems the 'superfood' label is thrown at anything you can consume: 'Eat this food to lose weight', 'Eat that one to live to 150'...and the list grows on.While the chia seed has been victim to this 'superfood' marketing ploy, it does...

Astana, Kazakhstan, (PAHO/WHO):Health is a human right, and it is governments' responsibility to ensure that right, said the Director of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), Dr Carissa F. Etienne, on Friday during the closing session of the...

The Ministry of Health is pursuing the development of a Sexual and Reproductive Health Policy, which will create a framework for identifying effective strategies to reduce maternal mortality rates.The framework will focus on strengthening the...

October is Oral Health Month and Colgate-Palmolive, the world's leading oral care brand recommended by dentists worldwide, has again rolled out its international oral care campaign in Jamaica, and anticipates that October 2018's Oral Health Month...

One of my favourite TV series as a child was Roots. It chronicled the life of an African who was sold into slavery in America. Kunta Kinte struggled against his masters and ran away from the plantation several times, despite severe punishment. He...

It's been more than 25 years since the Caribbean reported its last case of indigenous measles. But the risk of imported cases has persisted because measles continues to circulate in countries around the world.To protect its member countries and...

Post-workout pain is the bogeyman of the fitness world. Struggling to do simple everyday tasks, such as getting out of bed, because of pain is not what we imagine when we decide to get fit. It is the reality for most, though, especially at the...

During pregnancy, women experience many changes, including changes in the oral cavity that can adversely affect their dental health. It is, therefore, very important that pregnant women are made aware of these changes, and positive oral-health...
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