Tue | Feb 18, 2020

Health

The month of February is recognised as Heart Month and highlights issues that associate with one of the most hard-working organs in the body. Cardiologist Dr Mark Hoo Sang said there has been a rapid increase in the number of persons affected by...

Last week Tuesday was celebrated as World Cancer Day – a day to bring the debilitating and deadly non-communicable disease (NCD) to the forefront of our minds. According to Jamaica Moves, 40 per cent of cancers are preventable and action can be...

GENEVA (AP): The World Health Organization convened outside experts Tuesday to fast-track promising tests, drugs and vaccines to help slow the outbreak of a new virus that emerged in China that has killed more than 1,000 people and spread to two...

Get your New Year’s resolution list out. See that one that says ‘eat healthier’? You are apprehensive about it because it was on your list last year ... but here you are again, thinking 2020 is the year you will get it right. To help you attain...

As Jamaica continues to grapple with non-communicable diseases, it’s important to start the new year on a positive health note, making a firm resolve to lead a healthier, fitter life in 2020. While certain conditions and risk factors are beyond our...

The holiday season means delicious food and parties galore. If you’ve been dedicated to maintaining a healthy lifestyle, there’s no reason to throw away all your hard work. You just need to make adjustments to your routine so you can enjoy the...

With the annual wine-and-dine season of Restaurant Week and the prestigious Dine En Blanc a mere glimpse of the past, we look on to the scrumptious Christmas season with vigorous rubbing of hands together, widened eyes and salivating mouths. It is...

During the Christmas season, there tends to be a lot of focus on big celebrations and spending money. But during this festive time of year, it is also important to take steps that will keep your family, your home and your wallet healthy. Here are...

If there is one thing everyone loves about Christmas, it’s the food. Most of us are either busy planning the dinner or counting the many friends and relatives whose homes we intend to invade for a taste of the season. From ham to sorrel and...

Sigh! Christmas is coming and with it all the parties, dinners and socials where food is the bond that brings us all together. But we are on our diets/lifestyle changes that have been working fairly well. We are losing weight, or at the least not...
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