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Training basic movement patterns provide a healthy foundation for exercise and everyday performance. It builds fitness while improving joint health and promoting exercise safety. If one can execute the primal movement patterns proficiently, the...

Medical cannabis has a long and rich history in Jamaica, both as a sacrament and as medicine. While the possession of medical cannabis has been legal since 2015, if prescribed by a doctor, patients may still find it challenging to have access to a...

Marijuana’s high is getting increasingly higher. In 2016, researchers in the United States measured the levels of marijuana’s active ingredient, THC, in more than 38,600 samples of street marijuana seized by the Drug Enforcement...

As the world commemorated World Cancer Day, on Monday, February 4, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) continues its drive to accelerate prevention and control efforts to create a future without cervical cancer, which is the third most common ca

Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, as you are all aware, you are covered by your skin, which is an important part of your body. It is in fact the body’s largest organ.

Consultant Cardiologist at the Heart Foundation of Jamaica, Dr. Handel Emery, has highlighted the need for more resources to address cardiovascular complications, which account for the majority of diabetes-related deaths.

The Government continued to invest in the development of the health sector in 2018, with billions of dollars spent to upgrade and equip hospitals and clinics islandwide. Below is a list of the work done:

Nearly 17 years ago, Gasset Randon suffered from a stroke. It was a life-threatening incident which encouraged him to get his check-ups done regularly, including doing his prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test.

Without realising it, people consume way too much sugar. In fact, many don't know that many common foods, such as 'healthy' whole-wheat bread and protein bars, have added sugars.
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