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How to strengthen your teeth

ENAMEL erosion is the weakening of the outer tooth surface caused by acids in the mouth.To know how to strengthen teeth, you'll first need to implement good oral hygiene practices that help you avoid dental issues, including enamel erosion. Read More

Smoking and COVID-19
COVID-19 is at its strongest when our immune system is weak.... Read More

UN body warns of effects of dust on Caribbean
GENEVA, Switzerland (CMC) —The World Meteorological Office (WMO) yesterday said the massive dust storm, currently blanketing many parts of the Caribbean, is posing a significant threat to regional health and has revealed the importance of having effective warning...... Read More

Men's lifestyle choices & oral health
Some of these differences reflect dental health habits that are more lacking in men than in women, whereas others may be due to higher blood pressure and risk of heart disease. The medications men take to control these conditions can be a factor,...... Read More

Race against the clock

Sunday, June, 21 2020    

PARIS, France (AFP) — Dozens of drugs tested. More than 100 vaccine candidates. With hundreds of clinical trials under way, here is a rundown of the major developments in the search for COVID-19 treatments and prevention.  Read More

Appointment-only health fair caters to over 100 residents

Sunday, June, 21 2020    

OLD Harbour Bay Primary School, home of Jamaica Energy Partners' Health and Wellness Fair for the past five years, was transformed again on June 12 to accommodate the residents of Old Harbour Bay who registered to receive free medical consultations. Read More

When your body speaks, listen!

Warrick Lattibeaudiere | Sunday, June, 21 2020    

“I am just not a crybaby.”  Read More

The right way to breathe during the COVID-19 pandemic

BY LOUIS J IGNARRO UCLA School of Medicine | Sunday, June, 21 2020    

INHALE through your nose and exhale through your mouth. It's not just something you do in yoga class — breathing this way actually provides a powerful medical benefit that can help the body fight viral infections. Read More

Diabetics uneasy over Metformin recall

BY KIMBERLEY HIBBERT Senior staff reporter hibbertk@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, June, 14 2020    

THE voluntary recall of certain extended release Metformin — the most popular drug used in diabetes treatment — by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has left local diabetics on edge. Read More

Tears help

Warrick Lattibeaudiere | Sunday, June, 14 2020    

MOUNTING bills, personal health concerns, fears surrounding COVID-19, the start of the hurricane season, anxiety over family, contemplation about the meal for the next day, the loss of a job, dealing with a bad boss, grieving the death of a loved one, depression, racial and social... Read More

'Safe blood saves lives'

Sunday, June, 14 2020    

AS the National Blood Transfusion Services gets in gear to host an awards ceremony tomorrow to celebrate World Blood Donor Day, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) is reiterating that blood donations are more necessary than ever during the current COVID-19... Read More

Orbital cellulitis and its link to dental health

by Dr Sharon Robinson | Sunday, June, 14 2020    

BELIEVE it or not, infections that start in your mouth or sinuses can spread to other parts of your body. Read More

Want to stop overeating?

Jo-Hanna Taylor | Sunday, June, 14 2020    

EVEN though exercise plays a huge role in weight loss, eating healthy and having a healthy relationship with food are also very important. Read More

Back-to-school tips amid COVID-19

Sunday, June, 7 2020    

IS it safe for children to return to school? Read More

COVID-19's stormy eyes

Warrick Lattibeaudiere | Sunday, June, 7 2020    

THE meme circulating on social media of two worms in the safe precincts of their hole discussing Government's relaxing of restrictions on bars, churches and social gatherings, only to see a massive bird called COVID-19 perched on the outside, unbeknownst to them. Read More



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