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Bun and cheese at Easter is an all-time favourite pastime that has spread across the world … thanks to the strong influence of Jamaican migration. This long-time Jamaican tradition has now become a global trend, with other nationalities embracing...

In fall 2018, my energy level dropped and I started to feel a tingling sensation in my hand like sticking needles. I knew the work I did overseas in summer 2018 had contributed to it, so I thought it would clear up itself. In summer 2018 while in...

With summer-body goals in mind, many have already started hitting the streets, parks, and gyms in search of the ideal summer look. While realistic goal setting and consistency are important, the habits that one foster can make or break his or her...

The kidney filters toxins from the blood, regulates blood pressure, red blood cells and balances fluids in the body. So kidney health is paramount to life. But Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD), which is the gradual loss of the function of the kidneys,...

What is Influenza (Flu)? Flu is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses that infect the nose, throat, and sometimes the lungs. It can cause mild to severe illness, and at times can lead to death. The best way to prevent flu...

Garlic is one of nature’s most potent remedies and is also one of the easiest to find. It has been extensively researched in over 5,000 studies for its natural ability to help the body recover. This herb has been used for a multiplicity of...

Sunlight consists of infrared, visible, and ultraviolet (UV-A...

Q. I am over 40. Am I too old to have LASIK surgery? A. No. There are several options for laser vision correction after 40 that will afford good distance as well as near-vision correction. The technique is called mono-vision, where the ‘...

The Region of the Americas can reach the goal of ending tuberculosis (TB) in the next decade if countries are able to accelerate the progress achieved so far, reducing even more the number of deaths and new cases per year, the Pan American Health...

Time and time again in my clinical office or while volunteering at a health fair, I encounter individuals with superhigh blood pressure and urine dense with sugar, but they’re walking around looking otherwise fine. The only thing standing between...
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