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Published:Wednesday | July 28, 2021 | 12:09 AMMelisa Anderson Cross/Contributor

WHEN YOU become pregnant, you will experience changes in your body’s metabolism and fat composition to meet the energy demands of your unborn baby. Some women will experience metabolic changes such as gestational diabetes mellitus (abnormally high...

Published:Wednesday | June 30, 2021 | 12:06 AMMelisa Anderson Cross/Contributor

Jamaica has hit the grim milestone of over 1,000 COVID-19-related deaths and sadly, we are not out of the woods of the pandemic as yet, given the discovery of the highly contagious COVID-19 Delta variant. The Delta variant was first discovered in...

Published:Wednesday | June 23, 2021 | 12:06 AMMelisa Anderson Cross/Contributor

Did you know that harmful environmental chemicals can affect us before our birth? Increased exposure to harmful chemicals from the environment during early pregnancy may significantly impact the future reproductive health status of your unborn male...

Published:Wednesday | May 19, 2021 | 12:12 AMMelisa Anderson Cross/Contributor

Many are unaware of lupus and its potentially life-threatening complications. Lack of lupus awareness is a contributing factor to late diagnosis, social stigmas and increased burden on healthcare systems. Lupus is an incurable autoimmune disease...

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