Sun | Jul 15, 2018

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In a bid to help in carrying out the mission of the Jamaica Cancer Society (JCS) to eliminate cancer as a major health problem in Jamaica, Sagicor Foundation donated a much-needed mammography workstation unit to the JCS at a handover event on...

When it comes to organising exercises, there are three aspects to tackle: planning your overall programme, planning each workout, and planning each exercise within your workout...

The Jamaica Moves Road Tour will make its final stop in Portland, culminating the yearlong series of medical screenings, health education and physical activity sessions under the Ministry of Health-led initiative.The road tour, which kicked off in...

The second staging in The Gleaner's Fit 4 Life Season 2 Tuff Enuff Challenge turned the volume way up. It was outdoor madness boot camp with the TrainFit Club, and fitness guru Stokely Rose and the crew ensured participants were trained to be tuff...

Minerals are nutrients that are essential to good health that our bodies cannot make but is present in the earth. Plants absorb them from the soil, and we get them most from eating plants or indirectly from eating animals that eat plants. We may...

Jamaica Moves, an initiative by the Ministry of Health, has partnered with Running Events Jamaica to stage the inaugural Welcome to Kingston 5K.Set to take place along the corridors of the Kingston waterfront on July 8, the 5K will conclude the five...

The recent Medical Association of Jamaica (MAJ) 2018 Symposium focused on obesity. I congratulate the MAJ on finally bringing this enormous problem into sharp focus.Experts from our region analysed and dissected obesity from every angle. Their...

Hurricane season has just begun and the disabled are one of the vulnerable groups of persons in society and as a result we are at great risk. There are different organisations in Jamaica that are focused on emergency response, key of which is the...

When training to improve performance, nutrition is one of the key areas to address. It's not as simple as the oft-repeated "eat more to get stronger/bigger". Nor does it begin or end with calorie counting. Proper nutrition is a...

CHICAGO (AP):Now that the world's leading public health group says too much Minecraft can be an addiction, could overindulging in chocolate, exercise, even sex, be next?The short answer is probably not.The new "gaming disorder" classification from...
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