Wed | Jan 18, 2017

Health

We are approaching the peak of the influenza (flu) season, which can be quite unpredictable. Surviving it is always the key, and knowing what to do if we get it will make all the difference. You may have the flu if you...

You can prevent the flu! Dr Will Sawyer, an internationally known infection-prevention expert and family physician, has developed simple and comprehensive strategies to prevent you and your family from getting the flu.For the past 19 years, Dr Will...

Ways to strenghten your immune systemOne of the keys to fighting the flu is having a strong immune system. In fact, the strength of your immune system greatly determines how your body responds to infections, viruses and diseases. Healthy eating,...

In a recent study, researchers from Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) and the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found that the rates of death from cervical, breast, prostate and colon cancers are two to nine times...

The holidays are a time for food, family, friends, and celebration, but it is no secret that it is also a time for love ... a love that sometimes, you will be forced to remember nine months later. It is a known fact in our practice that deliveries...

During the holiday season, we tend to dine on copious amounts of food. Inevitably, some is stored for Boxing Day and beyond. From preparation to storage, there are steps we need to take to ensure that a food feast doesn't become a food poisoning....

It's that time of year again when sorrel takes centre stage as the drink of choice for the festive season. Although it is a popular beverage all year round, with persons discovering its amazing health properties, sorrel still remains a Christmas...

Since last year, motorists have had to shell out millions of dollars to repair engines damaged by contaminated fuel sold at legitimate gas stations. Despite probes and reports, nobody seems to know what is the source of this problem. Since the issue...

If you're not careful, letting loose in the festivities of the Christmas season can affect your health in so many negative ways. Stress, hangovers, food poisoning, heartburn, and the big no-no - weight gain - are just some of the many things that...

Should everyone know their HIV status? Why? Why do some choose not to know? Ideally, there are three steps that you go through if you decide to get tested for HIV - pre-counselling, testing, and post-test...
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