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Study: Children’s Snacks Not As Healthy As They Claim

Sky News:- Health and nutrition claims on snacks for children are "confusing" and potentially misleading, according to a study. Two in five products marketed at children over the age of one...

Flu Kills Three In Martinique

The flu has killed three people in Martinique since an epidemic began in October 2018, local reports say. Martinique 1ere reports that two of the  patients died in March, while...

World Blind Union Statement On World Health Day

Press Release:- The World Blind Union joins the World Health Organization to celebrate the World Health Day, 7 April 2019. The World Health Day is a global health awareness day celebrated...

Poor Diet A Bigger Killer Than Smoking

Sky News:- Poor eating habits are a bigger killer than smoking and each year accounts for around 11 million deaths worldwide, or 22% of the total recorded. Smoking tobacco was associated...

Saint Lucians Urged To Get Tested For Tuberculosis

Press Release:-  Tuberculosis is a contagious air-borne disease and is described by the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) as the world’s deadliest infectious killer. Every day almost 4500 persons lose...

Guyana’s Public Health Minister Flags False Reports

Guyana Chronicle:- PUBLIC Health Minister Volda Lawrence has refuted claims that the H1N1 virus is to blame for the death of a Chinese national working in a mining firm in...

Saint Lucia Launches Probe Into Recent Deaths Of Adult Males

The Saint Lucia Ministry of Health and Wellness  is investigating a few deaths in adult males, which occurred during the month of March 2019, it has been disclosed. Chief Medical...

Saint Lucia Launches Bad Breath Campaign

Press Release:- The Dental Services Unit has launched a halitosis campaign as a means of raising awareness on the importance of oral health. As part of the halitosis campaign, the...

New Dialysis Machines At St. Jude Hospital

Press Release:- The Department of Health and Wellness is continuing efforts to provide quality health services to patients suffering from kidney-related complications. Dialysis services offered to renal patients in the south...

Study Underlines Dangers Of Edible Marijuana

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — The number of emergency-room visits linked to cannabis in one hospital in the first US state to completely legalise its use tripled within a...