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Walk For the Cure Raises Over Half A Million US Dollars For Cancer In...

CIBC FirstCaribbean’s Walk for the Cure, the region’s largest cancer fundraiser, has again topped the US half million mark in fundraising for cancer causes across the English and Dutch...

Campaigners Concerned Over Cancer-Causing Chemicals In Bacon, Ham

Campaigners are urging the British government to do more to rid the cancer risk from processed meats such as bacon and ham, according to Sky News. The news organisation has...

Incoming CARICOM Chairman Cites Need For Healthy Work Force

The incoming Chairman of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), has asserted that a well-educated and healthy workforce is at the core of the region's thrust for growth and development. Doctor Timothy Harris...

Fourteen Pound Baby Breaks Record At Texas Hospital

A Texas newborn made a grand appearance earlier this month, at an unexpected 14 pounds and 13 ounces, USA Today has reported. According to the publication, parents Jennifer and Eric Medlock were...

Saint Lucia Strengthens Vision Care Services

Vision care in Saint Lucia is expected to be improved as a result of a visit by a team from the Frimley Park Hospital UK, the Ministry of Health...
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Fiesta Corn Recalled in St. Lucia & Other Countries

U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA): Del Monte Foods Inc. announced a recall of over 64,000 cases of FIESTA CORN Seasoned with Red & Green Peppers due to under-processing....
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Jamaica Records Six Suspected Dengue-Related Deaths

Jamaica has recorded six suspected dengue related deaths, the Jamaica Observer has reported, quoting the country's Ministry of Health. At the same time, there have been 570 suspected cases of...

CMO Urges Saint Lucians To Get Tested For HIV

Chief Medical Officer (CMO), Doctor Merlene Fredericks-James has urged Saint Lucians to get tested and know their HIV status. The CMO spoke as this country prepares to celebrate World Aids...

Bank of Saint Lucia Observes Diabetes Awareness Month

Press Release:-   In observance of November as Diabetes Awareness Month, Bank of Saint Lucia embarked on a series of initiatives aimed at sensitizing employees on the prevention, management and ultimately...

PM Signs Agreement To Strengthen Public Health Care

An agreement to strengthen public health care was signed recently with the World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors, Prime Minister Allen Chastanet has announced. "We anticipate that this project will...