Jamaica Gleaner Profiles in Medicine

Published: Monday Wednesday | March 4, 2009

Lose the weight & keep it off!
Lose the weight and keep it off! Want to lose weight in 2009? Tell us about your battle with the bulge in 200 words or less. One lucky reader will kick-start his or her battle with free consultations with The Gleaner's multi-award-winning Health section's nutrition... Read More...

The environment can make you fat
Numerous studies have established an association between our environment and the state of our health. Recent studies are now indicating a link between the built environment and overweight and obesity.... Read More...

This awful burning sensation
After eating a meal, have you ever had the uncomfortable experience of 'repeating' the food or drink at the back of the mouth and burping accompanied by an awful burning sensation in the throat and the middle of the chest? Well these are symptoms... Read More...

Swimming or weight training first?
Dear Dr Gardner,What is your view on doing weight and track exercises for an hour and then going to the pool and swimming 30 laps (in a 20-yard pool)? Should the swimming be done first in order to keep the benefit from the weight training?... Read More...

Letters
Bad times don't last forever - Dear Dr Abel, I read your article and must say that this was the first time. I agree with most of what you have said but I don't agree with the section on the Church... Read More...