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Saint Lucia Health Professionals To Receive Protocol On Snake Bite Treatment

Press Release:-  In yet another example of the ongoing cooperation in healthcare provision between our two islands, Dr. Dabor Resiere, deputy head of the Intensive Care Unit at the University...

Children Advised Not To Use Electronic Devices At Dinner

BBC:-  Mobile phones should be banned from the dinner table and bedtimes as part of a healthy approach to devices, the UK's four chief medical officers have said. Children should also...

Healthy Choices & Early Detection Can Reduce Risk Of Cancer

CARPHA Press Release:-  In the Caribbean region, cancer is the second leading cause of death.   However, a significant number of cancer deaths can largely be reduced and prevented through many...

Latin America, C’bean Record Over 28,000 Cervical Cancer Deaths Annually

WASHINGTON, United States (CMC) — The Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO) says more than 56,000 women in Latin America and the Caribbean are diagnosed with cervical cancer and more...

Saint Lucia On Target With PAHO Assisted Projects

Saint Lucia is on target with projects identified in programme areas with the Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO), the Ministry of Health has reported. PAHO hosted its biennial meeting recently at...

Tonnes Of Chicken Nuggets Recalled In US

BBC:-  Tyson Foods, one of America's biggest poultry companies, has recalled a batch of its chicken nuggets after customers found pieces of blue rubber inside. The firm said it would recall...

Persistent Sore Throat ‘Can Be Cancer Sign’

BBC:-GPs with patients who have a persistent sore throat, combined with shortness of breath, trouble swallowing or earache, should consider cancer as the cause, according to new research. Currently, it...

CARPHA Advises “Be Proactive, Reduce Your Risk of Catching the Flu”

Press Release:-  Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago. 25 January 2019. The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) is urging persons to practice good personal hygiene in order to reduce the risk...

Study Finds Eating Fried Chicken Weekly Could Lead To Early Death

USA Today:-  How would you like your death: Regular, or extra early? A new study links regular fried chicken consumption – one serving a week or more – to a 13 percent increased...

Report Says Air Quality On Cruise Ships Could Harm Your Health

CNN:-  Cruise ships generate high levels of air pollution that could endanger the health of passengers, staff and port communities, according to an undercover report released Thursday. On the decks...