Sorrel's aroma signals Christmas
Sorrel, our traditional Christmas drink, is really made from a member of the hibiscus family. For many Caribbean and Jamaican people, the season's meals are incomplete without this unique drink, and its aroma and taste signal Christmas....
A case of rape - collecting the forensic evidence
A few weeks ago, I attended a conference on forensic medicine at the University of the West Indies, spearheaded by Dr Rosemarie Wright-Pascoe, the president of the Medical Association of Jamaica. Forensic medicine involves the application of medical...
The making of healthy men
Chronic diseases are the main causes of illness and death in older men. These include heart diseases, diabetes, obesity and cancer. Illnesses related to our sexuality, such as HIV/AIDS are significant causes of illness and death among all age groups of men.
Exercise at home this Christmas
There is a wide variety of home-exercise equipment and some of them are reasonably priced. It gets better though because we can also improvise by using things around the house for exercising. However, if you have to buy, buy what works best for your needs...
Letters - Fatness is driving an epidemic
Dear Ms Thompson, Congratulations on a great article, 'Fatness is driving an epidemic'. I genuinely felt sorry for the person in the picture! Please keep up the good work of writing on health and related topics.