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Hey, today is Valentine's Day, the day of love. Has Cupid shot you with his arrow yet? If not, you need to hurry it along because love is probably the most potent medicine you will ever need for all that ails you.So ... want to improve your overall...

The University Hospital of the West Indies (UHWI) is currently a model site for Jamaica and the rest of the Caribbean with the almost completed implementation of the Hospital Information Management System (HIMS), which has digitised the hospital's...

So you realise you might have been pushing too hard in the weight room. This does not have to be the end of training - or training hard. Recovering from overreach in your training programme can be quite instructive.Pay more attention to these...

The Ministry of Health is encouraging persons in vulnerable groups, such as the elderly, children, and pregnant women, to get the influenza vaccine.Principal medical officer and national epidemiologist in the ministry, Dr Karen Webster-Kerr, said...

The most common reason for exercising is putting on muscle or 'toning' up. There are a few things to know, however, if you are to avoid the common routine of working out then killing your gains.Before you hit the weights, here are a few ways you can...

A study at the University of California in Berkeley, United States, found that women become aroused when exposed to a chemical called 4.16-androstadien-3-one (AND). The good news? AND occurs naturally in men's...

The Heart Foundation of Jamaica (HFJ) is expressing concern about the marketing of unhealthy products to children in Jamaica as the country grapples with a high level of childhood obesity.Executive Director of the HFJ, Deborah Chen, explained that...

As a high-schooler, the longest distance you could get Kemar Leslie to run (competitive or otherwise) was the 1500-metre race. Fast-forward to 2018, and you will notice that he's the face you see crossing the finish line first at most 5K races...

Think you've done it all in the gym? Getting bored? Or have you hit a plateau you can’t seem to beat? Try something new this year. Fitness programmes grow boring very quickly and lose effectiveness almost equally fast. To keep having fun...

1. Overusing mouthwash, orusing one that's too acidicOne of the toughest environments for your teeth is a dry mouth. That's because saliva has a combination of minerals, enzymes, and oxygen compounds that keep the pH balance in your mouth neutral -...
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