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Health Minister Says Health Care In Saint Lucia Improving

Saint Lucia's Health Minister Mary Isaac has expressed the view that health care locally is getting better. "It is improving day by day - slowly yes, because there's a lot...

Programme Leaders In Chronic Disease Self-Management Get Training

Press Release:- Health care professionals and community leaders were recently granted the opportunity to acquire the skills and tools to effectively provide self-management to persons living with chronic conditions. The...

Catholic Church & Southern Baptist Convention to talk about sexual abuse this week

(CNN)When leaders of the country's two largest religious groups -- the Catholic Church and Southern Baptist Convention -- hold meetings this week, the separate conferences will have a common...

Health Minister Says People With ‘Less Money’ Buying Alcohol

Saint Lucia’s Health Minister, Senator Mary Isaac, has lamented that the consumption of alcohol is creating significant health problems in this country. She told Newsspin on Real FM earlier this...

Over 800 Saint Lucians Benefit From Free Dental Clinics

Press Release:- The TOCO Foundation has wrapped up its 2nd Free Dental Clinic for 2019, and its third successful dental outreach project in Saint Lucia to date. The visiting free...

Periodic Physical Fitness Tests Proposed For Saint Lucia Cops

The founder of a Boot Camp here that promotes physical exercise and healthy eating, has underscored the need for members of the Royal Saint Lucia Police Force (RSLPF) to...

Saint Lucia Health Minister Urges End To Scourge Of Smoking

Saint Lucia's Health Minister has urged an end to what she described as 'the scourge of smoking', to ensure a brighter and happier future for children. Senator Mary Isaac spoke...

It’s not just soft drinks: Drinking too much fruit juice (or any sugary drink)...

(CNN) — Many sugar-sweetened beverages have little to no nutritional value and lots of calories, and their harmful increased risk of premature death ranging from 9% to 42%, according to the...

Positive Review For Saint Lucia’s Diabetic Retinopathy Programme

Saint Lucia diabetic retinopathy programme has received  'positive and resounding' feedback for its progress since its implementation in 2017, the Ministry of Health and Wellness has announced. According to a...
Lucy Wills was a pioneering female scientists who was instrumental in the discovery of folic acid.

Millions of women take folic acid for a healthier pregnancy. Thank Lucy Wills.

VOX: Today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that every woman of reproductive age get at least 400 micrograms of folic acid, a B vitamin, every day....