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Published:Saturday | February 20, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Dear Counsellor: My daughter died a few months ago and I am deeply distressed. Every day I cry because I miss her so much.

Published:Saturday | February 20, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Crime in Jamaica rises and falls with the sun. Like creatures of the night, the underworld springs to life under cover of darkness. But even without the problems we inflict on ourselves, nature can close in on us, too. Through negligence, another life was snuffed out on December 8, 2008. This is a fireman's account of events that transpired.

Published:Saturday | February 20, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Q Doc, why am I so nervous with girls?I am a guy in my early 20s, and whenever I am near a woman, I seem to get tongue-tied and I start stammering.

Published:Saturday | February 20, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Drop, cover and hold!Drop, cover and hold:Practise the drop, cover and hold procedure until it becomes second nature: Drop: get under a sturdy piece of furniture, making yourself into a little ball (do not go under beds or other objects that could...

Published:Saturday | February 20, 2010 | 12:00 AM

If ever there was a work of great literature tailor-made for adaptation into a video game, it would be Dante Alighieri's Inferno from The Divine Comedy , a three-part poem. It has hell's signature foreboding, and a litany of monstrous entities that any game developer needs for a good head start.

Published:Saturday | February 20, 2010 | 12:00 AM

A heart attack is known as an 'event', but this is one event you never quite plan for. You never know when your day will come since heart problems are not limited to senior citizens and inactive people. Statistics indicate that cardiovascular disease is increasing and may manifest itself in various forms, from high blood pressure to heart failure.

Published:Tuesday | February 16, 2010 | 12:00 AM

It has been 10 years since her last album, but critics are raving about Soldier of Love singer Sade's new set which was recently released by Sony Records.Caroline Sullivan, writing in Britain's Guardian newspaper...

Published:Tuesday | February 16, 2010 | 12:00 AM

It's close to 10 o'clock Monday morning in Tawes Pen, Spanish Town and Colleen Sheperd is just getting out of bed. Sauntering out of her small home in one of the high-rise buildings for which the area is known, Colleen is an alarming sight...

Published:Tuesday | February 16, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Dread And Alive, the comic hero series by American cartoonist Nicholas DaSilva, will be released on February 27 by Arcana Publishing. The series is built around superhero Drew McIntosh...

Published:Tuesday | February 16, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The National Dance Theatre Company's (NDTC) new season will go on as planned in April despite the death of professor Rex Nettleford, its founder and creative force.Bridgett Spaulding, the NDTC's secretary/treasurer, told The Gleaner that associate...

Published:Saturday | February 13, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Doc, I am really frightened. I am a 20-year-old guy and I've noticed a painful lump near my testicle. Maybe it's caused from the fact that I got hit down there in an accident around two weeks ago. But I am fretting it might be cancer, because several people have told me where cancer of the testicle is common in young guys.

Published:Saturday | February 13, 2010 | 12:00 AM

I have been reading your articles each week and I find them helpful and encouraging. I am having marital problems. My husband and I have been separated for three months now and I am depressed about the situation. I feel like my world is crumbling around me.

Published:Tuesday | February 9, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Screech! I stepped on the brakes with great force, and lunged forward as the car came to a stop. It was late Saturday night, while travelling along Highway 2000, when I spotted her. She was a beauty standing next to a black station wagon parked by the side of the road....

Published:Tuesday | February 9, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Remembering Rex February 3, 1933 - February 2, 2010. Rex Nettleford was widely regarded as a renaissance man - one in a long line of Caribbean intellects who came of age in the period of British rule.A Rhodes Scholar, he attended...

Published:Saturday | February 6, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Italians no longer eat as they used to - traditionally speaking.

Published:Saturday | February 6, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The diverse and flavourful cuisine which Jamaica has inherited has much of its historical beginnings in Africa.

Published:Saturday | February 6, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Intersection, The University of Technology, Jamaica's hot social, was a great kick-off to 2010

Published:Saturday | February 6, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Dear Counsellor:I am a working young woman and find that I get stressed very easily.

Published:Saturday | February 6, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Dear Mario: Q I have heard an old wives' tale about taxi drivers and other motorists mixing the different grades of gasolene - 87 and 90 octane - and coming up with a fuel that is less expensive than 90 but burns better than 87. Is there any truth to this?

Published:Saturday | February 6, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Q I am a 22-year-old.

Published:Saturday | February 6, 2010 | 12:00 AM

In these times of financial hardship, persons are always seeking deals.

Published:Saturday | February 6, 2010 | 12:00 AM

He Says/She Says is all about placing celebrities in hypothetical scenarios where various comments or questions are posed to them, either from fans or the opposite sex.

Published:Saturday | February 6, 2010 | 12:00 AM

In Tom Clancy's epic novel Debt of Honor, the world is brought to the brink of World War III.

Published:Tuesday | February 2, 2010 | 12:00 AM

So I was travelling along Hagley Park Road in St Andrew the other day and had an encounter with a squeegee-wielding straggler who had me contemplating committing grievous bodily harm and running off to Mexico to lay low for a while. I mean, I'm as law-abiding as the next guy...

Published:Tuesday | February 2, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Say south St Elizabeth and one thinks melons, scallion - farming.Noddy Virtue, for most of his 33 years, was a part of that cliché (he is a proud farmer) but all that time he nurtured another great love - that of music...

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