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White meat is just as bad for you as red beef for your cholesterol...

(CNN)The red meat or white meat debate is a draw: Eating white meat, such as poultry, will have an identical effect on your cholesterol level as eating red beef,...

Saint Lucia Quarantines Cruise Ship As Authorities Probe Report Of Measles On Board

Saint Lucia Health Officials are investigating information from ‘two reputable sources’ that there was a confirmed case of measles aboard a cruise ship that visited this country, Chief Medical...

Saint Lucia Confirms Association of H1N1 Influenza In One Recent Death

Press Release:- The Department of Health and Wellness has received confirmation of the association of H1N1 Influenza, in 1 of the recent, respiratory related deaths among males. This confirmation was received...

Saint Lucia, Cuba Renew Health Cooperation Agreement

Press Release:-  Saint Lucia and the Republic of Cuba have renewed its cooperation agreement in the health sector for another two years. Cuban Ambassador to Saint Lucia His Excellency Alejandro...

Tyson Recalls Chicken Strips After Customers Find Metal Pieces

NBC News:-  Tyson Foods is recalling about 69,000 pounds of frozen, ready-to-eat chicken strips that may be contaminated with metal, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said late on Thursday. The...

FAA Order Grounds Boeing 737 Max Jets

NBC News:-  President Donald Trump announced an emergency order from the Federal Aviation Administration on Wednesday grounding Boeing 737 Max jets in the wake of an Ethiopian Airlines crash Sunday...

Victoria Hospital Gets Donation Of Cribs, Towels

Press Release:- The St. Lucia Mother’s Day Committee of Brooklyn, New York recently made a donation of cribs and towels to the Pediatric Unit of the Victoria Hospital.   A member...

More US Beef Being Recalled Over Salmonella Fears

More U.S. beef is being recalled because it may be contaminated with salmonella, it has been reported. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, a unit of Brazil's JBS is...

Health Officials Warn Against Consumption Of Unsafe Meat

The Environmental Health Division in the Department of Health & Wellness is urging citizens to be on guard against consuming meat that is unsafe. The Department has appealed to consumers not to...

Freewinds Arrives In Curacao After Being Quarantined In Saint Lucia

Associated Press & Reuters:-  WILLEMSTAD, Curacao — Authorities in Curacao on Saturday boarded a ship that arrived under quarantine to start vaccinating people to prevent a measles outbreak. "We're not...