13 October 2015
HIV and its cousins

HIV and its cousins


A few months ago, one of our local radio stations carried the headline that the HIV/AIDS figures for St Vincent and the Grenadines were alarming. The ...
06 October 2015
Violence, crime and public health

Violence, crime and public health


It is not often that violence and crime are linked to health. Most times, they are viewed as social issues to be addressed solely by law enforcement...
29 September 2015
Medical marijuana

Medical marijuana


As a medical practitioner, I have been asked over and over what is my position on the issue of legalizing marijuana in St Vincent and the Grenadines...
22 September 2015
Understanding cancer and its risk factors

Understanding cancer and its risk factors


When we speak of risk, simply put, it is the probability that an event will happen. When talking about cancer, risk is most often used to describe t...