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Here are some tips to get you started on an exercise programme!...

Cancer is the uncontrolled growth and spread of cells. It can affect almost any part of the body. The growths often invade surrounding tissue and can metastasize to distant sites...

Cancer of the cervix is second to breast cancer as the cause of death by a malignancy in the Jamaican woman. The cervix or lower part of the womb is that part of the womb that enters the top of the vagina, making it accessible for examination and...

The first in a series of annual lectures named for Professor E. Albert Reece will be presented at the 23rd Annual International Diabetes Conference, scheduled to take place at the Jewel Resort, St Ann'...

Dr Sonia Copeland, MD, MPH, public health specialist, programme director and adjunct lecturer at Northern Caribbean University, has the distinction of being selected to present the first Professor Albert Reece Distinguished Lecture at the 23rd...

Jamaica is a beautiful island with a plethora of exotic fruits. Living on this majestic island, one might have realised the prevalence of fruits, as the number of fruit stalls and fruit vendors has notably increased over the years. Gone are the days...

Last week, 14 prominent members of the private and public sector started taking steps toward a healthier lifestyle in the 'Get Moving Challenge'. Get Moving is a part of the Ministry of Health's Jamaica Moves initiative.Jamaica Moves was launched...

It's a condition that affects about 180 million women worldwide, causing painful periods, persistent pain in the pelvic area, infertility, and even death. The condition is endometriosis.At age 25, Assarna Tomlinson...

The NCB Procare/Express Fitness New Year ... New Me, 2017 weight-loss challenge, an extension of the hit television programme, 'Doctor's Appointment', came to a close last weekend, when contestants stepped up for their final weigh-in.At the end,...

The United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) has changed its recommendation for prostate cancer screening, specifically related to the blood test that measures prostate-specific antigen, or PSA, which can indicate a growing cancer....
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