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During pregnancy, women experience many changes, including changes in the oral cavity that can adversely affect their dental health. It is, therefore, very important that pregnant women are made aware of these changes, and positive oral-health...

They will drive calorie counters nuts. The high fat content and the huge number of calories seem to scream 'don't eat me'. If you have been avoiding those 'fatty' nuts, however, it's time to rethink your nutrition plan. Nuts are nutrient-dense...

The focus of this year's World Mental Health Day was 'Young People and Mental Health in a Changing World'. It explored the myriad of mental illnesses affecting...

Underperforming glutes can lead to a host of health problems. Issues ranging from lower back pain to knee injuries can have a root in sitting at a desk all day, allowing your gluteus muscles to grow weak.Strengthening these muscles through training...

I was recently messaged an excerpt about the Government's plan to remove bullas from school. This also contained a long list of comments...

To prevent the nation's youth from acquiring non-communicable diseases (NCDs), Minister of Health Christopher Tufton said the Jamaica Moves programme will be expanded to schools, beginning this month.Dr Tufton said the Jamaica Moves team will be...

Big butts are all the rage nowadays. Women try everything from squats to the latest band exercise craze, and even injections and surgery to enhance the aesthetic appeal of their assets. But does it serve any real...

Minister of Health Dr Christopher Tufton said workplaces should establish wellness programmes to minimise downtime and to increase productivity.Dr Tufton, who was delivering the keynote address at the 2018 Caribbean Wellness Day Symposium, held at...

Patients at the Black River Hospital in St Elizabeth should see an improvement in the delivery of care, following the launch of the Ministry of Health's Compassionate Care Programme at the facility last week.Speaking at the ceremony, Minister of...

Minister of Health Dr Christopher Tufton said the Government has made significant strides in strengthening the delivery of maternal care and childcare under the Programme for the Reduction of Maternal and Child Mortality (PROMAC)."We have made...
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