The Barbados Cancer Society wants to see a major effort to combat prostate cancer in Barbados.
For the first time in 19 years, a team of scientists has detected a new strain of HIV.
The Department of Health and Wellness in St Lucia says it has received reports of cases of Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease from some of the schools across the island.
Minister of Health and Wellness, Lt. Colonel Jeffrey Bostic, has underscored the importance of infection prevention and control, while saying Government is continuing to strengthen antimicrobial diagnostics.
The Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA) has advised that Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc.(JJCI) announced that it is initiating a voluntary recall in the United States (US) of a single lot of its Johnson’s Baby Powder.
Private and public sector media houses have been called on to help fight the scourge of childhood obesity affecting the country. It’s coming from Minister of Information, Broadcasting and Public Affairs, Senator Lucille Moe, during a workshop held by the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Sharika Griffith tells us more.
I find it difficult to get through the day without a short nap, and I’ve indulged in afternoon naps for as far back as I can remember. Naps aren’t something I choose—they choose me. For a long time, I thought there must have been something wrong with me, as I wasn’t aware of anyone around […]
Barbados has received much needed arsenal in its fight against mosquito borne illnesses.
Independent Senator Dr. Christopher Maynard says people who come to Barbados should be comfortable knowing that should they fall ill, they would receive treatment in the best available facilities.
The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) is warning people in the Caribbean that they are at risk for heat strokes and even death as a result of the heat wave being experienced globally.