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Stories by Jodi-Ann Gillpin

Published:Thursday | October 12, 2017 | 12:00 AMJodi-Ann Gillpin

She might not have a doctor's certificate, but Monica Shakespeare believes that her role is just as important when it comes to treating women suffering from cancer.In an interview with The Gleaner, Shakespeare, a certified hair-loss specialist, said...

Published:Sunday | August 6, 2017 | 12:00 AMJodi-Ann Gillpin

The opening day of the 65th annual Denbigh Agricultural Show in Clarendon received strong initial reviews, with some farmers who participated pointing to the improvement in the variety and quality of produce they have been able to showcase.But the...

Published:Sunday | January 29, 2017 | 12:00 AMJodi-Ann Gillpin

Worrying statistics from a recent survey have prompted Contractor General Dirk Harrison to make an urgent call to assist young Jamaicans to shy away from acts of corruption.Harrison noted that the survey, conducted by his office, involved 1,262...

Published:Friday | December 23, 2016 | 12:00 AMJodi-Ann Gillpin

Residents of Old Harbour, St Catherine, will not be left out of the Christmas cheer as Sandra Brooks and members of her team will be hosting their charity event, which is expected to cater to hundreds of elderly persons and children in the community...

Published:Thursday | November 10, 2016 | 12:00 AMJodi-Ann Gillpin

With several states in the United States voting to legalise the use of marijuana for both medicinal and recreational purposes, this has served as an inspiration for stakeholders in Jamaica to strengthen discussions surrounding its growth and...

Published:Wednesday | September 28, 2016 | 12:00 AMJodi-Ann Gillpin

Professor Wendel Abel, psychiatrist, believes there is a cycle of stigma, shame and silence which needs to be broken if Jamaica is to see real changes with mental illness."There's a high level of stigma (about mental illness) and people associate it...

Published:Wednesday | September 14, 2016 | 12:00 AMJodi-Ann Gillpin

Making reference to the flare-up of violence in downtown Kingston in recent times, Kingston Mayor Dr Angela Brown Burke has urged citizens to be mindful of the trauma and discomfort that children continue to experience, which could, according her,...

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