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US Manufacturer Recalls 87 Lots Of Blood Pressure Medication

USA Today:-  Camber Pharmaceuticals, Inc. recalled 87 lots of the blood pressure medication losartan on Thursday after discovering trace amounts of a potential carcinogen. The recalled 25 mg, 50 mg and 100 mg tablets...
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PAHO Tells Countries In Latin America & Caribbean To Brace For Possible Dengue Outbreaks

Press Release:-   The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) has called for countries in the Region of the Americas to prepare for a timely response to possible outbreaks of dengue. The...

Free Eye Care For Vulnerable Youth

Press Release:-  Young people across Saint Lucia can now have access to quality eye care examinations, durable frames and up-to-date lens technology, free of charge. The Courts Optical Corporate Responsibility Initiative,...

Ear, Nose, Throat Surgeons Visit Saint Lucia

The Ministry of Health says Ear, Nose and Throat  services ares expected to be enhanced at the Victoria and St. Jude hospitals, as a result of the visit here...

T&T Reports 4,000 Mentally Unstable Patients In 2018

Trinidad Newsday:-  HEALTH Minister Terrence Deyalsingh has reported that more than 4,068 people were officially assessed to be mentally unstable last year and the majority of cases were for some...

Cancer Registry Being Planned For Saint Lucia

The Department of Health & Wellness with the assistance of the Saint Lucia Cancer Society is working towards establishing a cancer registry and improving data collection of cancer on...

Citizens Urged To Take Advantage Of Free Flu Vaccines

Health authorities here are urging citizens to take advantage of free flu vaccines that are available at local wellness centres. Acting Epidemiologist, Doctor Michelle Francois, recalled that earlier this year...

Martinique Reports First Death From Flu

The flu has claimed its first fatality in Martinique, according to local news reports. Martinique 1ere reports that one person died at the country's University Hospital from the illness. The online publication...

Study: Daily Diet Drinks Linked To Strokes, Heart Attacks

Newswire:-  Bad news for those who’ve been chugging diet sodas under the belief that they’re healthier than regular sodas. CNN reports that a new study from no less an authority than the...

Saint Lucia Launches New Snake Bite Protocol

Press Release:-  In a ground-breaking event in the history of medical co-operation between Martinique & St. Lucia, the National Trust, Victoria & Tapion Hospitals, as well as the Caribbean Doctors...