Is obesity caused by workplace eating or fast foods?

The rising incidence of obesity and related chronic diseases in all sectors of society is now of concern to everyone. Earlier this year, the Ministry of Health declared that closer attention would be paid to the offerings at restaurants, especially fast-food.

Ebola deaths rise to nearly 4,500. WHO warns cases will increase to 10,000 per week by December

The number of cases in the Ebola outbreak has risen to nearly 9,000, with the number of dead climbing to nearly 4,500, as the World Health Organization (WHO) warned yesterday that there could be up to 10,000 new cases a week in two months.

Handbook on mental health launched

In commemoration of World Mental Health Day 2014, Dr Fenton Ferguson launched the Healthy Mind, Jamaica's Mental Health Handbook and Directory of Mental Health Services on Friday at the offices of the Pan American Health Organization, University of the West Indies, Mona.

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