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A new study is suggesting that if you often find yourself falling asleep during the day, it might be an early warning sign that you have Alzheimer’s disease. Areas of the brain that keep you awake during the day are damaged in the early stages of...
Superman pose (variation)|| Viparita Shalabhasana || Day 10 from EMMAM

This week of the ‘Every Mickle Meka Muscle’ Core Yoga Challenge is in full swing. It’s not too late to join in! Let us catch you up on this uniquely Jamaican yoga challenge! The Jamaica Moves-endorsed ‘Every Mickle Meka Muscle’ (EMMAM) Core Yoga...

The summer heat won't be leaving any time soon. Since the temperatures will stay the same over the next few months, to protect yourself from heat-related illnesses, you might have to tweak your fitness programme a bit. Besides hydration,...

Turquoise-blue waves lapped the sandy beach at Jamaica’s beautiful Montego Bay, while palm trees rustled in the breezes. A man on horseback rode slowly across the sand. Nudging the horse into the shallow water, he gazed at the horizon. What was he...

According to the 2017 Knowledge, Attitudes and Behaviour Survey by Jamaica’s Ministry of Health, one out of every five persons with multiple sexual partners never used a condom the last 10 times they had sex. Fortunately, due to certain features...

The passage of a kidney stone is often described as one of the most painful experiences one can endure; possibly even more so than childbirth. In addition, stones that do not pass can lead to blockage of the kidney, risking loss of organ function...

Fitness is a long-term investment. Our approach to health and wellness, even at a young age, will have a significant impact well into our senior years. In fact, it may well determine just how many senior years one gets...

Setting goals and working with a disciplined determination to achieving them is very important, and this also goes for persons with disabilities. At the start of this year, I had set a goal to live healthily, which led to my going green challenge...

Mango may taste like candy, but it’s rich in health-boosting polyphenols and carotenoids. It may also help improve glucose levels. In one study, obese participants who ate the equivalent of about two-third cup of the tropical treat (roughly 65...

After returning from death’s door, which he attributes to taking formulation from extracts of the McGhie Jamaica Cinnamon Ginger (JCG), Edward Lawson is anxiously awaiting the availability of intravenous application of the formulation with the hope...
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