Sun | Aug 30, 2015

Lifestyle

I consider soy a miracle food, and have been recommending this humble bean to my patients for decades. Scientific research has shown that eating soy protects against heart disease, cancer, the metabolic syndrome, and osteoporosis, while easing the...

Dear Mrs Walker-Huntington,I had a drug offence in Jamaica in 2001 for which I paid a fine. After a few years, I applied to the Ministry of Justice and got my records expunged. Eleven years later, I applied for a United States (US) visa and was...

Dear Ms Powell,I've been reading your column since 2012 and I must say thank you for shedding so much light on the Canadian immigration system. I notice, however, that most times you say that a programme is not open to persons who want to move to...

Dear Ms Powell,I am Jamaican born and I recently got permanent residence in Canada. My mother is now alone in Jamaica and I want her to come to live with me. I heard that I can apply for a 'super visa' for her to come and stay with me for up to five...

Dear Mrs Walker-Huntington,I am married to a United States (US) citizen who lives in Jamaica with me and my unmarried daughter, age 29, and my grandson, age nine. We have been married for the past 10 years. He wishes to file for us, but we are not...

Q Help! My wife spends my money as if there is no tomorrow! She was not like this for the first four years of our marriage. In fact, she was quite responsible with her spending. But ever since I got a major promotion at work and an increase in...

Q Hi, doc. I am 19, female, and in the second year of my degree course. I would like your advice regarding my fiancé's views on sex positions.I have always been a conventional sort of girl, so when we first started to have sexual relations, I...

Q: I have been in a long-distance relationship with my girlfriend for the last five-and-a-half years. She is a caring, supportive person. She is mature for her age. She is a true professional. We are both 32. She is in a steady job overseas. It is...

Q. My mother has an opportunity to work out in the country area, but it is a two-hour commute. She would leave at 6 a.m. and return at 7 each evening. I am 17 and told her I would take care of my 10-year-old brother. Dad is not around. We need the...

The male equivalent to the menopause in women is called the andropause. While not as obvious an event as the menopause, men do suffer from declining hormone levels with age.While the female sex hormones rapidly fall in women in their 40s, in men...
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