19 March 2019
Taking care of our elderly

Taking care of our elderly


Ageing is a natural process, which presents a unique challenge for all sections of the society. The demographic profile of the Caribbean is changing a...
05 March 2019
Eat lots of fruits and vegetables

Eat lots of fruits and vegetables


If we are what we eat, then many of us must be tripping all over the place due to a lack of balance. The average Vincentian consumes on average one se...
26 February 2019
Sugar and Pressure not a good combination

Sugar and Pressure not a good combination


Some people may suffer from high blood pressure (hypertension), while some may suffer from high blood sugar (diabetes). However, there is a significan...
19 February 2019
The Difference Between Latent TB Infection and TB Disease

The Difference Between Latent TB Infection and TB Disease


What is Tuberculosis (TB)? Tuberculosis (TB) is a disease caused by a germ called Mycobacterium tuberculosis that is spread from person to pers...
12 February 2019
Cancer – time to act!

Cancer – time to act!


Last week Monday was observed as World Cancer Day. World Cancer Day is an international day marked on February 4 to raise awareness of cancer and to e...
05 February 2019
Why are Vincentians developing Vaccine Hesitancy?

Why are Vincentians developing Vaccine Hesitancy?


There is an outbreak of measles currently going on in some parts of the United States. Other European countries are also reporting outbreaks of this v...
29 January 2019
What you should know about Flu

What you should know about Flu


Flu is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses that infect the nose, throat, and sometimes the lungs. It can cause mild to severe...
22 January 2019
10 Health Threats for SVG for 2019!

10 Health Threats for SVG for 2019!


The World Health Organization announced a list of 10 health issues that will require attention in 2019. Some have referred to them as health threat...
15 January 2019
Pay attention to Dengue!

Pay attention to Dengue!


Talk of yet another mosquito-borne disease is going around. Last week, some media publications stated that scientists were concerned that the Madariag...
18 December 2018
Have a healthy holiday!

Have a healthy holiday!


The holiday season is upon us. It is important that we do not forget about our health. During the festive season, people make exceptions; then, dur...