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.
There’s more bad news for fans of sugary drinks such as soda and fruit juice.
Jamaica health authorities were warning nationals to take preventative measures to deal with the excessive heat being experienced there, noting that the situation is harmful to their health and could also prove to be fatal.
As the Ministry of Health and Wellness prepares to launch the 24-hour polyclinic service at two of the island’s polyclinics on Saturday, June 1, the public is reminded that the primary focus of the evening and night-time service will be urgent care.
Over the past 40 to 50 years, Barbados has seen an alarming increase in the prevalence of obesity and non communicable diseases across all segments of its population.
A new United Nations-backed report is urging Caribbean and other countries to invest more and take greater action to reduce the number of babies born with low birth weights that put their health at risk.
HIV-suppressing medication can make the AIDS virus ‘untransmittable’ even among couples who have sex without condoms, new research showed today.