Eat less meat, more veggies. Sounds familiar? The United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA's) new food guidelines, released recently for public comment, take aim at salt and fat to battle the obesity epidemic.
We spend many hours at work and an additional number of hours commuting to and from work. As a result, two or more meals are eaten outside the home. Lunch is often eaten at work and, for many people, this is the largest or most substantial meal of the day and the only 'cooked' meal.
Walking is one of the best exercises for overall health. It provides the same benefits as running, cycling, swimming or any other vigorous aerobic exercise. Walking can improve heart and lung function and even help you to shed extra pounds.
Matthew fidgets in his chair. He is anxiously waiting to be called by his family doctor. He enters the examination room. After the usual greetings and sharing of information about his new job at the bank, he launches into the reason for the visit.
Good day Dr Rainford, I read the article published on May 19 and I would like some more advice on living with herpes. I found out in 2009 that I am living with this disease. My last relationship ended in 2004 when I started seeing signs that something was wrong. I visited a gynaecologist who ordered me to do a blood test.
Last week another violent insurrection occurred in Jamaica. It involved an assault on the state. There was an incursion by the security forces into the Tivoli Garden community and about 73 people were killed....
Dear Dr Rainford, I met a woman who I find very interesting. She revealed that she has had herpes since high school and she is now in her 30s. We've yet to become intimate. This is kind of putting a damper on going forward.
Heart failure occurs when there is a breakdown in the heart's function to circulate blood in the body. It is a major cause of hospitalisation and death and although it affects men and women, tends to affect men earlier in life.