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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....

Saint Lucia To Observe World Hypertension Day

Press Release:- The Saint Lucia Diabetes and Hypertension Association (SLDHA) will observe World Hypertension Day on May 17. As a result, the association has planned a series of activities to sensitize...

PM Says Primary Health Care Undergoing Major Overhaul

Saint Lucia's Prime Minister, Allen Chastanet, has announced that primary health care across the country is undergoing a major overhaul. Writing on his official Facebook page Wednesday, Chastanet said this...

Study Finds Men With Beards Have More Germs Than Dogs

Huffington Post:-Looks like men with beards are going to be dogged with charges of bad hygiene. That’s because a new study suggests that bearded guys actually have more germs than...

Victoria Hospital Announces Temporary Closure Of Outpatient Pharmacy Services

Press Release:-  The Management of the Victoria Hospital would like to inform the public that Outpatient Pharmacy services will be unavailable from Monday, April 29, 2019 to Friday, May...

Health Authorities Continue Efforts To Manage Spike In Influenza Cases

Press Release:- The Department of Health and Wellness is continuing efforts to manage the increase in influenza cases on island, by sensitizing public and private healthcare workers. Healthcare professionals around the...