Fri | May 29, 2015

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We are fast approaching the time of year when many of us spend more time outdoors. So here are a few reminders regarding facts about sun protection and sunscreens.1 Sunlight contains ultraviolet (UV) rays. Sunscreens...

Acting Chief Medical Officer Dr Marion Bullock DuCasse is reiterating the need for individuals to destroy mosquito-breeding sites, especially given the current rainfall being experienced islandwide, as mosquitoes are known to spread diseases...

Fake beauty products containing rat droppings, human urine and toxic chemicals are flooding markets around the world, endangering the health of consumers, international law-enforcement agencies are warning.In the United Kingdom (UK) alone, make-up,...

Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) is a field of behavioural psychology which focuses on the application of research-supported principles and laws of behaviour to the natural setting - for example, home, school, workplace and in everyday life.The most...

It is important that women pay close attention to the foods they eat because what they consume can actually affect their vagina. And there are telltale signs. Ever notice that your urine has a different scent after consuming certain things? Or that...

All women should be concerned about their vaginal health. A healthy vagina is naturally acidic and contains rich quantities of beneficial bacteria that help fend off infections and maintain a normal pH level. A healthy vagina...

Have you ever heard the saying that 'coconut water is the only water that goes to the heart'?It is only about 20 years ago that I realised that the statement is not true. Coconut water does not actually go to the heart.Coconut...

The World Health Organization (WHO) is warning that antibiotic resistance poses a very serious threat to worldwide public health.In its first global look at antimicrobial resistance, including antibiotic resistance, the new report reveals that this...

Of the close to 1,000 acupuncture points on the body, the point identified as LI.4 (Large Intestine 4), or 'Union Valley', stands out for its use in the relief of a number of health discomforts. LI.4 is located on the back/dorsum of the hand,...

I completed my WhatsApp message to my girlfriend and smiled to myself as she tried to convince me for the umpteenth time that I should try Bikram yoga. She would tirelessly speak about how amazing she felt since she started classes eight months ago...
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