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You would be amazed to know that millions of people around the world suffer from some sort of sleeping disorder, from quite severe to mild. Whichever category you...

Suppose you had a medical condition that could result in you dying anywhere from five to 20 years earlier than you normally would have? You went to a doctor, and he told you he had a treatment guaranteed to work four per cent of the time. Would you...

Push-ups are a staple of bodyweight training. Push-ups provide a truly versatile exercise which can be tailored to help boost fitness in so many ways.From muscle-building to boosting limit strength - increasing your one-rep-max - in a variety of...

Claiming the lives of some 4,500 Jamaicans in 2006 alone, diabetes continues to plague the nation's people today.Joining host Dr Sara Lawrence for episode three of Doctor's Appointment, Season Three, was diabetes expert...

A processed food is any food that has been altered in some way during preparation. Not all processed foods are unhealthy, but some processed foods may contain high levels of salt, sugar and fat. The best indicator of how highly processed a food is...

Once again, strawberries top the list of the 12 "dirtiest" fruits and vegetables, according to the United States-based Environmental Working Group.Every year since 2004, the group - a nonprofit, nonpartisan environmental organisation - ranked...

Hair, often referred to as one's 'glory' and 'crowning glory', has been the subject of controversies arising from rules about hair grooming practices at some schools and work places.At times, individuals of African descent receive messages that...

Summer is almost upon us and gyms are starting to fill up again. Whether you are a first-timer or it is a part of your yearly routine, the chase for the summer body has officially begun.Diet and fitness fads find easy victims among the uninformed....

One of the rarest cancers in the world today is multiple myeloma, a cancer that affects plasma cells in the bone marrow. Yet, the American Cancer Society estimates that in the United States alone, more than 31,000 people will be diagnosed with the...

The World Health Organisation (WHO) and the Pan-American Health Organisation (PAHO) last week introduced the new Consolidated Guideline on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights of Women Living with HIV to the Jamaican multisectoral HIV response...
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